Our partners - The Bears SS & ATS
Information regarding the Bears Advanced Training Scheme can be found on the Bears SwimSchool & ATS web site or by email:
For allLearn to swim enquiries. Please click on the Bears Swim School Link or telephone 07824 459179
Please note that Aquabears no longer operate LTS classes or training sessions. These are now under the control of Bears SS & ATS.
Aquabears Welcome Pack available for download in the Parent information section
Racing Strategy for swimmers available on the swimmers information page
Aquabears Open Summer Meet Information on the Open Meets Page
Aquabears Swimming club was formed in 1979 in response to the need for high level competitive club and as a local centre of Excellence in Rochdale. The club has had many successful years with a number of our swimmers achieving international success.
Three of these swimmers, Stacey Houldsworth, John Davey and Richard Maden all represented Great Britain at World Championships, the latter two qualifying for the ‘B' finals in the 1992 and 1996 Olympics respectively. Keri-Anne Payne has gone on to achieve the highest success by winning a silver medal at the Beijing Olympics in the open water event
There have been many other successes at National age and youth championships over the years and the club will continue its drive for excellence in the future.
THE BEARS SWIM SCHOOL & ATS Ltd.
This is a separate body to Aquabears providing swimming lessons and an advanced training scheme for competitive swimmers.
Provides the access to swimming competitions
For information on Learn to swim classes email: BearsSwimSchool@swim.org or telephone 07824 459179