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About Us

The club

Orion Swimming Club is based in South and West Birmingham. We offer swimming lessons from beginners upwards and competitive swimming in several swimming leagues. We have swimming sessions 7 days a week at King Edward’s School pools, Edgbaston; Blue Coat School; Harborne Leisure centre; Morris Centre and Langley Baths.

Orion SC are a SwimMark accreditation is Swim England’s recognised kitemark for the development of effective, ethical and sustainable affiliated clubs.

If you want to try out swimming with Orion, and would like to know more about our free trial, please fill in the form on our free trial page.

Our Mission

The aim of Orion swimming club is to provide the young people of South and West Birmingham with a Swim England registered competitive swimming club, and promote the sport of swimming in a first-class environment.

Team members are given the opportunity to pursue their goals in the sport of swimming to a level to which they aspire, and are capable of achieving. Swimmers are supported and valued from novice to National level, in realizing their potential.

Our Vision

Beyond mastering stroke and race skills and achieving physical fitness, our swimmers will gain confidence, sportsmanship, discipline and understanding of link between hard work and success. They will also learn the value of teamwork, and how to cope with success and failure.

Our aim is to make swimming an enjoyable and important part of life for both swimmers and their families.

Locations

King Edward VI High School For Girls Pool

One of Orion’s Training Locations

Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, UK

King Edward VI School for Boys Pool

Park Vale Gate, Bristol Road, Birmingham, UK

Blue Coat School Pool

Somerset Road, Harborne, Birmingham, UK

University of Birmingham pool

University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness, Bristol Rd, Birmingham B15 2TT, Birmingham, UK

Harborne Pool

Harborne Pool and fitness centre, Lordswood Rd, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9QS, Birmingham, UK

Morris Centre pool

Morris Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TH, Birmingham, UK