State and National Associations

Swimming Australia

Swimming Australia is the national sporting organisation which is responsible for the promotion and development of swimming in Australia at all levels. Home of the Telstra Dolphins Australian Swim Team, Swimming Australia is recognised as one of the leaders in Australian sport and has almost 100,000 members and just over 1100 swimming clubs nation wide.

Swim Australia

Launched in 1997 by the Federal Minister for Sport and Recreation, Swim Australia’s mission is to develop "learn to swim" in Australia to its full potential; resulting in all Australians learning to swim and gaining water safety knowledge through safe and enjoyable swimming lessons.

Swimming New South Wales

Swimming NSW purpose is to operate as an administrative agency of swimming in NSW. Its mission is to foster, control and develop (i.e. promote organised growth of) swimming in NSW (including the ACT). Swimming NSW currently maintains a membership of over 42,000 members across 24 affiliated Areas and over 410 Clubs. The database contains information on all registered members, including Swimmers, Non-Swimmers, Technical Officials, Coaches etc. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) forms part of Swimming NSW and is an affiliated Area within NSW.

Swimming Queensland

Swimming Queensland, founded in 1898, is the peak body for the administration of swimming activities in Queensland. It conducts, encourages, promotes, advances, controls and administers swimming activities throughout the State via a number of distinct functions.

Swimming Victoria

Victoria seeks to become Australia's leading State for swimming through increased participation, continuous outstanding performances and commercial excellence.

Swimming South Australia


Swimming Tasmania


Swimming Western Australia


Swimming Northern Territory

International Associations



FINA is the international governing body for Swimming, Water Polo, Diving, Open Water & Synchro.

Swimming Oceania - Oceania National Olympic Committees

The Oceania Foundation main aim is to create opportunities through Education and Sport. To champion social responsibility in promoting access to the practice of all sports for everyone in the Pacific region. To not only feel good and have fun but encourage athletic excellence and achievement.

USA Swimming

As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 300,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education.

British Swiming


London Olympics 2012


International Olympic Committee

Acting as a catalyst for collaboration between all members of the Olympic Family, from the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), the International Sports Federations (IFs), the athletes, the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games (OCOGs), to the TOP partners, broadcast partners and agencies from the United Nations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) shepherds success through a wide range of programmes and projects which bring the Olympic values to life.

Australian Sporting Bodies


Confederation of Australian Sport

The Confederation of Australian Sport (CAS) is the national peak body for sport in Australia. Known until recently as Sport Industry Australia, it was established in 1976 to advance the interests of the Australian sports community and to give the industry a united voice in discussions and negotiations with governments and key stakeholders.

NSW Sports Federation

The NSW Sports Federation represents NSW sporting organisations as 'the voice of sport' and provides advocacy, education, recognition and support for the sports industry in NSW.

NSW Department of Education - School Sport Unit


NSW Sport and Recreation Industry Advisory Service

The NSW Sport and Recreation Industry Advisory Service is supported by the NSW Department of Education and Training and the NSW Department of Sport and Recreation to provide independent advice on education and training for the NSW Sport and Recreation Industry.


Australian Olympic Committee

The Olympic Games provide Australia with the opportunity to compete against the world's best in a competition that promotes a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play. As proud custodian of the Olympic Movement in Australia the AOC is committed to promoting the Olympic ideals and values to all through sport.

Local Swimming Facilities


Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

The Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre was opened in 1994 and was the venue for the swimming, diving and synchronised swimming for the Sydney 2000 Games. Timing and scoreboard systems are commensurate with being one of the leading aquatic facilities in the world. The competition pool hall has a seating capacity for 7,700, which through its innovative roof design was increased to 17,500 for the 2000 Olympics.


Lane Cove Aquatic Centre

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Other Swimming Resources


Australian Swimming Clubs Directory

Find Australian swimming clubs and other services to swimming in Australia on this useful resource.


Australian Swimming Coaches & Teachers Association

As the peak professional body for the coaches and teachers of swimming ascta is committed to the growth and prosperity of swimming as an essential life skill, component of health and fitness, and competitive sport. We seek to improve professional standards for swimming coaches and teachers through education, accreditation, professional development, and ethical practice

Local Swimming Associations


Northern Suburbs District Swimming

Click above to vitsit the web site.

Local Swimming Clubs

Along with the Hunters Hill Swimming Club, the following clubs form the Northern Suburbs Swimming District.




Ku-ring-gai Amateur Swimming Club

Ku-ring-gai Amateur Swimming Club, like all swimming clubs, is a not-for-profit, family oriented, community swimming Club. They meet Saturdays 7:15 am till 10:00 am during the summer swimming season (second Saturday in October and concluding before the end of April) at West Pymble Pool in Sydney's north. Swimmers of all ages and abilities are welcome. They run 25m, 50m and 100m sprint events and 200m and 400m distance events. There are freestyle and form stroke events, including 100m and 200m Individal Medley. At Christmas there are fun races. For diversity, they run Biathlons - a dash around the oval and then a sprint in the pool. They run a points score competition and award prizes. Performance Points are awarded for improved times. They run age based championships at season end, held at Sydney Olympic Park.


Willoughby Swim Club Inc.

Click above to visit their web site. Contact is:

Contact: Rosemary Leamon
Ph: 0409 584 345
Email: [email protected]


Northbridge Swimming Club

Still looking for a web presence. Please let me know if you can find one. Found these details on the NSW Swimming web site:

Contact: Carol Bothma
Ph: (02) 9452 2614



Abbotsleigh Swim Club caters for a wide variety of swimmers: from those just out of ‘learn to swim' through to elite levels. All school-aged children in Abbotsleigh Aquatic Centre's swim squad programs are eligible to join ASC, and we encourage all swimmers who would like to experience competition to consider joining. The Swim Club meets at Abbotsleigh Aquatic Centre on alternate Wednesday evenings, beginning in the second week of each term, from 5.00 pm-6.15 pm. The Club is affiliated with Swimming NSW and is in the Northern Suburbs District. We regularly attend external meets sanctioned by Swimming NSW.


Knox Pymble

Still looking for a web presence. Please let me know if you can find one. Here are some contact details from the NSW Swimming Web Site:

Contact: Leanne Winter
Ph: 0424 604 925
Email: [email protected]



Still looking for a web presence. Please let me know if you can find one. Here are some contact details from the NSW Swimming Web Site:

Contact: Joann Upton
Ph: (02) 9416 9181
Email: [email protected]


Click here for a comprehensive list of Swimming Clubs in NSW