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

Well done to Sean Penter who has won the 23/24 Stockport Metro Fantasy Football! Details on how to sign up for the new season will be released in the Summer ... See MoreSee Less
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Well done to all our swimmers who raced at the Winsford Meet yesterday, loads of PBS, medals and fun! @lifeleisureuk ... See MoreSee Less
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Well done to all our swimmers who raced at @swimenglandnorthwest regionals over the last month! Some amazing racing and lots of medals, finals and PBS @lifeleisureuk ... See MoreSee Less
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Well done to the girls for passing their routine grades yesterday! 👏💪 ... See MoreSee Less
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The national window comes to an end with a superb 3 days of racing at the Manchester Open Meet. However whilst you look at ranking lists, it is also important to look at your journey and not worry if you have made the final cut or not. Celebrate YOUR improvements, look at your progression from 12 months ago, enjoy the amazing times with your team mates and focus on how you keep developing. Appreciate that you are in a sport that can give you so much both in and out the pool and take a moment to thank the coaches and parents that will support you every step of the way. Well done to all the Wolfpack who have raced over the last 3 months and thank you to all our TMs, coaches and officials who have helped 🐺 @lifeleisureuk @arenawaterinstinctuk ... See MoreSee Less
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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.

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Synchro

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.

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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.?