May Bank Holidays

There no trainig on the following dates in May due to the leisure centre being closed.

Monday 1st May (Bank Holiday)

Monday 8th May (Kings Coronation)

Monday 29th May (May Bank Holiday)

If you train on Mondays you can pick an alternative Saturday or Thursday training session as replacement.

ORCA Teen Gym

Oldham Leisure centre run a Young Persons Gym Membership

ORCA Swimmers Age 11 to 18 can now Join for a heavily discounted rate of £99 per year (one off payment) instead of the usual £16.99 per month (£203.88 per year)

If you ask at reception for the ORCA Young Persons Gym membership and take your ORCA Membership Card and Proof of Age – you can join as of 1st April 2023

Details of what you can do with this membership can be found on the OCLL website HERE


Gala Updates

Ramsbottom Gala has changed the date to 17th and 18th (one week earlier)

Please contact us as soon as possible if this is not suitable and I will try to get a refund

Trafford Gala is reporting that they are full on most races, there may be a couple of places left on some less popular races if you contact them.

One Lottery

ORCA has signed up to One Lottery. A Chance for supporters to win up to £25,000 in each weekly draw, with tickets at £1.00 each.

50% of the taking are used to support ORCA Swimming club. Join up using the link below.

You dont need to be a member of the club to enter, share out to friends, family or just anyone you know that wants to support ORCA Swimming Club but also have the chance to win up to £25,000 each week,

No Training Thursday

There will be no training on Thursday 2nd March as we will be holding our BCM Open League competition.

No other sessions affected. You can pick up a Monday or Saturday session in place.

Training Guides

We have added some new pages to out website – as sub menus of the Training Schedule header we have uploaded some Swim England documents as Training Guides.

These Training Guides cover a number of areas of Training and competition. Hope you find these useful.

– Nutrition

– Time Management and Recovery

– Self Awareness and Racing