Northumbria University has an aquatics programme comprising of swimming and water polo and the two programmes are integrated. We have opportunities for all individuals from casual swimming to elite competition. 

Northumbria are number one in the UK for Paralympic swimming and have had a run of success at BUCS long and short course events. Northumbria have had a successful swimming programme for a number of year and since 2012 have been a leading institution for Paralympic swimming. We focus on offering athlete centred, coach led programme that enables our swimmers to have a successful dual career.

With a strong representation at the Paralympic games in Rio 2016, including current students Claire Cashmore Double Paralympic Silver Medallist, Takayuki Suzuki world record holder and Andrew Mullen double world silver medallist.

With a fully integrated pool and land training programme based at Sport Central, a £30 million facility in the heart of the campus, swimming offers a World Class package.

Head Coach: Louise Graham

Club President: Abigail Shuttleworth

Club Captain: Grace Routledge