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SwimMark accreditation is Swim England’s quality standard for clubs. It recognises high standards of governance, sustainability and effectiveness. Any affiliated Swim England club can apply for the accreditation, regardless of your club’s size or the disciplines delivered.

What is SwimMark about?

  • Creating the best possible swimming experience for all
  • Raising the quality of aquatics provision across all areas

Which clubs have SwimMark in the region?

Clubs with SwimMark Accreditation

Clubs with Club Accreditation

Find out more about Club Accreditation.

Funding opportunities for SwimMark clubs

There are bursaries and other funding opportunities for clubs with SwimMark accreditation. 

Other funding opportunity for clubs.

Further information

For help, advice and more information email

If you require a log in for the SwimMark website then please email 

SwimMark documents

SwimMark Accreditation Matrix

guide to OMS and the Club Personnel Report is a useful document for SwimMark Coordinators and Membership Secretaries.

Club Personnel Report Role Descriptors updated March 2024 – a guide to club roles and the training requirements for each role.

Templates and supporting documents for every element can be found on the SwimMark portal.


Your club development officer Helen Bickerstaff is here to help and is more than happy to arrange a face to face or online meeting to go through SwimMark with you. If you would like further support, please email 


The Swim England Club Development team regularly run a SwimMark and Club Affiliation workshop that is useful for accreditation coordinators new and old. To book on, please click the link below:

SwimMark & Club Affiliation Workshop