Samantha Lee - Capital Swim Club

Five golds in the pool from Capital Swim Club's / Lyall Bay Surf Life Saving Club's Samantha Lee has firmly secured her the honour of having the single best performance of any Kiwi surf lifesaving athlete at a world championship event. She was just one of our clubbies that took part in the Interclub competition at #Rescue2016 that just concluded in The Netherlands. Congratulations to them all on their outstanding performances. Read more

Emma Robinson and Club Fundraiser #1 – It’s A Wrap

Over 80 club swimmers converged at the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre (WRAC) to attend their usual Wednesday evening training lessons – with a difference! Supported by Head Coach Gary Hollywood, his coaching team and senior squad swimmers, our very own and most current Olympian, Emma Robinson, returned from Rio to give back to the Club by putting our swimmers through their paces in a fun, learning, and energetic manner. Watching poolside were also various media journalists from the Dominion Post, Stuff, Cook Strait News, and club parents.

Great finals day for Capital kids at AIMS games

Our 6 swimmers gave it their all during finals day at AIMS games and between them won two silver and one bronze medals with many top 10 finishes and personal best time swum. It was full on with little recovery time between races but we all hung in their to the very end, leaving the pool just before 9pm…

Sports Nutrition 101

Capital Swim Club and Becky Jones (Sports Nutrition) organised a talk aimed at the Swimmers Parents. This the first of a series that will feature over the coming twelve months featuring regularly on the Capital Swim Club calendar. We are very fortunate that Becky has agreed to be our Club Team Nutritionist.

Capital Swim Nutrition 101-2.pdf

Capital Swim Club - THE NO.1 CLUB IN THE REGION

We’re regularly in the top three in the country, with many of our swimmers current national champions and record holders, who have represented New Zealand at international level.


The updated training schedule means swimmers can train every day the club operates, and squads are now structured around age groups. The plan is a comprehensive programme that integrates swimming, dry land and injury prevention routines.