After SwimNE – where to go next?

There are many different avenues in aquatics for your child  to pursue once their time at SwimNE has come to an end. SwimNE recommends the following clubs and organisations;


1. Competitive Swimming Clubs


NEWCASTLE SWIM TEAM  – based at venues across Newcastle and boasting past Olympians, Commonwealth swimmers and some of our teaching staff amongst its roll call




TYNEMOUTH ASC – the club is based at Tynemouth pool and is the oldest and most successful in the North Tyneside area catering for all swimming abilities. Also houses a springboard diving club within its facility.

Contact; Tracey Booth (Head Coach) –



*There are other clubs further afield such as Blyth, Ashington, Tynedale, Morpeth, Gateshead & Whickham, North Tyneside and South Tyneside if you live in any of these areas and we can provide further information for you.


2. Surfing Clubs

Longsands surf school – – please contact Barry Henderson – 07503 028897


3. Synchronised Swimming

Gateshead Synchronised swimming club –  – please contact for more information


4.Diving clubs

Tynemouth Diving club –


Sunderland Diving club – Sunderland Aquatics centre –  0191 561 6161


5. Scuba Diving

The Dive Centre, Boldon, South Tyneside – please contact Callum –


6. Royal Lifesaving Society Clubs

North Sea Volunteer Lifeguards – based in Whitley Bay – please contact Donna Robson – or check out the website –

Blyth Lifeguard and Swimming Club – please contact Michelle Weedy – or check out the website –


7. Water polo clubs

There are currently no facilities for this activity in our area