Swim England North West Team

Swim England North West Limited (Ltd) is one of eight regions that forms Swim England (Amateur Swimming Association) the National Governing Body for Swimming, Open Water, Diving, Water Polo and Artistic Swimming in England. The region has its own set of constitutional rules which can be found by clicking here.

Swim England North West Ltd also has responsibility for all issues appertaining to Governance including constitutional rules for both the region and its clubs.

Regional Staff

Diane Stafford – Office Manager


Sara Warrington – Office Administrator

swimnorthwest@swimming.org or 07780 497099

Sue Robinson – Regional Club Coordinator

sue.robinson@swimming.org or 07583 093614

Dean Sumner – Regional Club Coordinator 

dean.sumner@swimming.org or 07583 054418


Together the  Swim England North West Board of Directors;   Sub-Committees and staff are collectively responsible for managing and developing all aquatic disciplines within the region, with support from;

Associated Counties

The following counties are affiliated to Swim England North West and responsible for delivering the aquatic pathway and competitions at county level.

Cheshire County Water Polo and Swimming Association

Cumbria Amateur Swimming Association

Lancashire County Water Polo and Swimming Association

Local Associations

The associations are affiliated to the counties and Swim England North West to deliver the aquatic pathway and competitions at a local level.

Bolton Central Manchester Swimming & Water Polo Association

Isle of Man SA

Liverpool & District S.W.P.A. 

North Lancashire W.P.S.A.

North Midlands S.W.P.A.


Under Swim England Constitutional rules all clubs have to be affiliated to the region and a county association.  Many clubs choose to also affiliate to a local association. To find a club why not click on the matrix at the bottom of the page.


North West County Sports Partnerships (CSPs)

CSP’s are networks of local agencies committed to working together to increase the number of people taking part in sport and local activities. CSP’s deliver Sport England programmes at a local level and within the North West we have 5 networks. As a National Governing Body partner, we work with Active Cheshire, Merseyside Sports Partnership (MSP), Active Cumbria, Lancashire Sports Partnership and GreaterSport.



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