There are over 130 affiliated clubs in Swim England East Region. Between them they provide training and competitive opportunities across all swimming disciplines diving, swimming (competitive, Learn to Swim, disability and open water), synchronised swimming and water polo.

Some clubs may offer a programme for one or two hours a week, whilst others offer competitive training sessions for over 20 hours per week.

What each of these clubs has in common is their membership.  This is at the heart of every club and the focus of everything they do. 

Club Constitutions

Every club affiliated to the region will be run by a committee according to their club’s constitution.  Swim England issue guidance on constitutions, including a model club constitution.

All clubs must review their constitution annually and are required to submit their constitution to the Region every four years where it will be approved by the Regional Membership Officer.  Proof of this submission will be needed for Swim Mark accredited clubs.


Becoming an affiliated club

Swim England East Region provide comprehensive information to support clubs wishing to become affiliated. 

Useful Links

Occasionally clubs need a support when dealing with specialist issues such as good governance. Swim England have produced a range of helpful tools to provide clubs with information they may need.

Club Disputes

Member Handbook