Welcome to Stockport Metro Swimming Club

Stockport Metro Swimming Club, based at Life Leisure Grand Central in the centre of Stockport, is home to one of the most acclaimed coaching and competitive swimming programmes in Great Britain.


Club News

Here’s a few more snaps from our recent free style workshop with Stockport’s very own commonwealth youth games medalist Reece Grady. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Great day of racing in Macclesfield for some of our younger Junior development and academy swimmers today! Plenty of PB’s Podiums and Speeding tickets with lots of happy faces! ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Congratulations to the girls who passed their grades today! Grade 1 figures Nepheli 🥉Sherlan 🥉 Routine grade 4Katy 🥉 ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Inspiring the next generation of swimmers, our Commonwealth Youth Games Gold Medallist Reece Grady was the first of our performance swimmers to take part in our ‘Swim With….’ Series. Great to see so many happy faces. Video to follow! @lifeleisureuk ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

Upcoming Club Meets

November Open Meet:

17th – 19th Nov…Details

Spring Open Meet:

8th – 10th Mar 2024 …Details

About Stockport Metro

Stockport Metro Swimming Club, based at Grand Central Pools in Stockport, is home to one of the most acclaimed coaching and competitive swimming programmes in Great Britain.

Established in 1974, Stockport Metro currently has a membership of approximately 230 swimmers.


Club Programmes

Competitive Swimming

Led by a team of highly motivated assistant coaches and support staff, with access to some of the best facilities in the UK and more than 24 hours of pool and land training, the Junior & Youth Programmes provide comprehensive resources for swimmers who aspire to further their potential at local, regional, national and international level.

Learn More


Synchronised swimming is a combination of dancing, gymnastics and swimming. Synchro is performed in solos, duets or teams to music. Stockport Metro follows the competitive skill grades and the swimmers participate in regional and national level competitions, as well as displays.

Learn More

Serving Our Swimming Community Since 1974

Stockport Metro’s vision is to provide swimmers with the optimum environment and the right opportunities at each stage of their development to enable them to achieve excellence. We will continue to strive for gold medal success through the provision of seamless pathways from early skill development to the Olympic podium.

Our Club Is Our Family

Stockport Metro has enjoyed a long history of podium success across all age groups at County, Regional, National and International levels, breaking countless British and Commonwealth records. Since moving to Life Leisure Grand Central fourteen athletes have qualified for the Olympic Games, and the club has produced four Olympic medallists, making it the most successful in British history.

Steve Parry and Graeme Smith both won bronze medals in Athens and Atlanta respectively. Adrian Turner was a semi-finalist in Atlanta. James Goddard, a Commonwealth gold medallist, narrowly missed out on a medal in Athens.

Five Metro swimmers competed in Beijing: Keri-anne Payne who took the silver in the inaugural 10K Marathon Open Water event, Cassie Patten took the bronze in the same event, Michael Rock, James Goddard and David Carry.

A further Five Metro swimmers competed in the London 2012 games, Keri-Anne Payne, Michael Rock, David Carry, James Goddard and Sophie Allen.?