ORCA Swimming Club
Old Royton Crompton Amateur Swimming Club (ORCA) was formed in 2016 through the amalgamation of Royton Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club and Crompton Classics Swimming Club.
ORCA train three times a week at Royton Leisure Centre, Byron Street, Royton, Oldham, OL2 6QZ.
Royton Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club had served the Royton area for over 100 years with a long and rich history. The Water Polo section has had several GB players the latest Joe OReagan who played for GB in the London Olympics
Crompton Classics had served the Shaw and Crompton area until 2016, when both of the Royton and the Crompton swimming pools were closed and facilities merged with the new Royton Gym and Leisure Centre.
ORCA Swimmers develop from Swimming Lessons to Club Swimming at ORCA – both for the enjoyment of swimming and also to enter competitive swimming. ORCA are affiliated with the Central Lancs League and the Arena League and compete for the club in a number of annual events.
Central Lancs Recent History
Senior League – Winners 2018 and 2019
Intermediate League Division 2 – Winners 2011 (Royton) 2014 (Crompton) and 2018 (ORCA)
Intermediate League Division 1 – Winners 2008 (Royton) – Finished in 3rd Place in 2019
Junior Jubilee – Division 2 – Runners up in 2019 and Promoted to Division 1 for 2020
Got a question, or looking to join, use the Ask ORCA contact form – we will respond as soon as we can.