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The date of the Annual Breakwater race (Open Water swim) has been announced as 9th September 2017

Entry forms can be download from the Open Water page - click here

The Annual presentation evening took place at the Civic Centre in Plymouth hosted by the Lord Mayor of Plymouth on 21 Feb 2017. The pictures taken can be found here - click here

If any of our older swimmers or parents would like to help by training as an official then please get in touch.

Let us know what you can do

The annual Water Polo competition took place at HMS Raleigh on 26th Nov 2016. Please have a look at the Water Polo page for the latest results and pictures.

Bagcat Presentation

Annual presentation evening

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Championship results for 2016- see below

Latest Results

Swimming (2016)

2016 Championships
Day 1 (Sun 16 Oct)


Day 2 (Sat 22 Oct)

Session 1


Day 2 (Sat 22 Oct)

Session 2


Day 3 (Sun 23 Oct)

Session 1


Day 3 (Sun 23 Oct)

Session 2





All results




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Event Diary

Breakwater swim

Sat 9th Sep 2017.


City Of Plymouth Gala


Oct 2017 - to be announced

Where: Plymouth Life Centre


Water Polo

When: Nov 2017 (to be announced)
Where: HMS Raleigh.
Start time: 1100 (tbc)





C.O.P. Meet pack (2017)

(not available yet)


C.O.P. Program (2017)
(not available yet)



C.O.P. A.S.A. Rules


Find an event (Nationally)


Downloads & links




Welcome to the City Of Plymouth A.S.A website

The City of Plymouth ASA puts on a swimming gala over several days in October at the splendid Life Centre in Plymouth.


We aim to be a friendly and professional Gala where we are delighted to give younger swimmers their first experience in a big competition pool whilst retaining that personal atmosphere.

Lord Mayors Parlour - presentation evening 21 Feb 2017

Well done to all those who attended the presentation evening hosted by the Lord Major of Plymouth (Cllr Pauline Murphy) and chaired by Estha Rookes (City Of Plymouth ASA chairman 2016-2017). Please see the presentation page for the picture gallery.

posted 22 Feb 2017

Third time in a row for Rebecca

Plymouth Leander’s Rebecca Gribble took the Ladies 100m freestyle Championship for the third year running at the recent City of Plymouth ASA Championships held over three days at the Life Centre. She was also victorious in the backstroke event. Jessica Manning from a resurgent Devonport Royal Swimming Association also took two championships, the swimmers there obviously inspired by their young coach Iain Chalmers. The Mens championship honours were fairly evenly divided with three going to Plymouth Leander and two to Tavistock. Plymouth Leander fielded two very strong relay teams and the Ladies and Mens races were theirs for the taking.


The photo is of Rebecca Gribble having received her award from the Lord Mayor of Plymouth Councillor Pauline Murphy accompanied by Councillor Brian Vincent and the City of Plymouth Chair, Mrs Sarah Millington.
The Lord Mayor and her party stayed at the event most of the day, watching the racing, presenting awards, taking tea in the control room and lunching with the officials.

by Sally Davies 5 Nov 16

The Lord Mayor of Plymouth Councillor Pauline Murphy accomanied by Councillor Brian Vincent paid a visit to our Championships in October 2016. He was greeted by Mrs Sarah Millington, Chairman of the City Of Plymouth ASA 2015-2016.

Lord Mayor

Annual Breakwater Swim


On a sunny Saturday afternoon in July the swimmers pictured above completed the Annual City of Plymouth Swimming Association Breakwater race.

The brave bunch were taken out to the Breakwater in a boat and with a canoeist assigned to each of them for safety, swam back to shore. The distance is over 2 miles.

Pictured left to right are; Scott Lamont (2nd Gent) Harriet Tuck (1st Lady) Mrs Sarah Millington (City of Plymouth Chairman) Robert Yardley (1st Gent) Anthony Antliff (3rd Gent) Elizabeth Vernon (2nd Lady)

A huge amount of organization goes on behind the scenes to prepare for a safe and enjoyable event and the City of Plymouth ASA are grateful to everyone who helped especially their new Open Water Secretary Mr Diego Walker.  


Posted by Sally Davies (press officer) - 9 Aug 16

Breakwater swimmers

News History - click to expand

Sally Davies and Lord Mayor of Plymouth

The Lord Mayor of Plymouth Councillor Dr John Mahony accomanied by his Cadet, Staff Sergeant Ben Menhennett paid a visit to our Championships in October 2015. He was greeted by Mrs Sally Davies, Chairman of the City Of Plymouth ASA 2014-2015.


The City Of Plymouth ASA welcomes Caradon Swimming Club

It had been good to welcome Caradon Swimming Club into the Cities family of Clubs. We look forward to saying hello to their swimmers, parents and officials at the Championships at the Life Centre in October.

Caradon Swimming Club

Caradon Swimming club was formed in 1973, it is located at Lux Park and Saltash Leisure Centres, with some pool time at the Plymouth Life Centre. The Club's present membership is in the region of 100, with age groups ranging from 7 to 65. The Club is Swim 21 accredited and employs a fulltime Professional Coach supported by volunteer assistant ASA qualified coaches. Please see the Club's official web page for further information.





2015 presentations at the Civic Centre Plymouth

Annual Presentation evening at the Plymouth Civic Centre on 16 Nov 2015. Hosted by the Lord Mayor of Plymouth - Councillor Dr John Mahony.

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Primary pupils take to the pool for swimming contest - 11 June 2015

Sporty young Plymouth swimmers took part in a special gala. The Life Centre played host to the inaugural Plymouth School Sports Partnership (PSSP) swimming gala for primary school children from across the city. Ten teams, from nine schools, took part with children aged between 8 and 10 taking part in 15 races. The competition included the 50m freestyle and an eight by 25m cannon relay. A spokesman for the PSSP said it was hoped to build on this first event – which was assisted by Plymouth Leander Swimming Association and Everyone Active – with the aim of making it a regular fixture in the school calendar. Trophies were handed out to winning schools by Sally Davies, the chair of the City of Plymouth Amateur Swimming Association.

A huge thank you to Max Trebilcock from Plymouth Leander for identifying this opportunity for our involvement in encouraging young competitive swimming in the City. It was a terrific atmosphere round the pool and great to see lots of older children timekeeping the lanes and encouraging the young ones. Definitely something we at the Cities should continue to be involved with, the Championship Plaque that we donated was well received and it will be a good thing for successive Chairs to attend and present it.