About Us

Rhyl Dolphins Swimming Club is now 120 years old and still thriving with approximately 175 members.  We are always looking for new members of all ages. Many of our swimmers attend just to keep fit & improve their techniques, whilst others train and compete in competitions, regionally & nationally. The Club is run by a large number of volunteer admin Staff and ASA Qualified Teachers & Coaches who have maintained us as “One of North Wales’ Top Clubs”
 
The objectives of the Club is to teach, coach, promote and encourage swimming and allied activities.

Facilities:
The main pool is a 25m x 12.5m 6 lane pool, with a minimum depth of 1.05 metre's and a maximum depth of 3 meters. Club night is a Friday night with extra sessions available during the week.  The pool is kitted out with: training ropes, competition grade anti turbulence lane ropes, 6 competition starting blocks at the deep end of the pool and our all NEW Colorado Timing Systems Pace Clock Pro' which is fully programmable and an essential part of our equipment for creating great training programs.

The learner pool is 12.5m x 9m, at a depth of 0.7 metres throughout. This pool and its surrounding area is used for our land & water based Circuit Training Program. During Competitions this pool also doubles as a swim down pool to relax swimmers muscles.


Training Sessions:
We have training sessions three mornings and five evenings a week.

 Day

Morning 

Evening 

 Monday

 No training

17:00 - 18:30

 Tuesday

06:00 - 08:00 

 No training

 Wednesday

06:00 - 08:00

19:30 - 21:00 

 Thursday

 No training

17:00 - 18:30

 Friday

06:00 - 08:00

18.30-21.30

 Saturday

   No training    

 No Training

 Sunday

No training

18:30 - 20:30 

 

If you are interested in joining the swimming club then please come along on a Friday evening at 6.30pm to have a free trial.  After your trial if you wish to join the swimming club you may come along the following week for a free session after which you must join the club.  The Friday evening session is the only session at which it is possible to join the club. 

 

All swimmers must be a paid member of Rhyl Dolphins Swimming Club to enter the pool during any club sessions other than their trial.

Club Committees

The club is operated by a Management Committee:

Patron - Ann Jones AM 
President - Marian Jones
Chairperson - Scott Macaulay
Vice Chairperson - tbc
Treasurer - Anita Baker
Secretary - Nancy Thirsk
Membership Secretary - Iris Thomas
ICT & Public Relations Officer - Fiona Meehan
Welfare Officer - Elaine Lemin
Health &  Safety Officer - Steve Baldwin
Committee Members -
        Elaine Bamber      
        Joanne Pepper
        Rachel Clarke
        Steven Fairclough
        Colin Park
       
       
Swimming Committee:
 
Chairperson/SDO/Coach - Bob Nuttall
Head Coach - Gerald Hay
Gala Secretary/Coach - John McCue
Assistant Development Officer - Alice Nuttall
Coach - Jo Pepper