Swansea Performance Centre

The Swansea Performance Centre is the brainchild of Swim Wales and allows the programmes based at Wales National Pool to compete under one banner at both Domestic and International levels.

The Performance Centre includes three Swim Wales and Swansea University funded performance groups coached by Bud Mc Allister, Stuart McNarry and Billy Pye.

Bud was selected to the coaching staff for the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona along with two Swansea Performance Swimmers.

Swim Wales also support the Performance Centre with Disability Head Coach Billy Pye and no fewer than three of his swimmers being selected for the 2013 IPC World Championships in Montreal.

Stuart was selected as the Head Coach for the Welsh team at the 2013 US Open along with three Swansea University students who swim within the programme.

All groups work closely together giving swimmers the opportunity to tap into the expertise of all coaches throughout the season.

Training times

The programme has 20+ hours of quality pool time available year round. All sessions are run by Swim Wales High Performance Coach Stuart McNarry, with eight of the tensessions being swum long Course,  and two short course sessions. Session times are listed below:


Monday:    6:00-8:00am, 5:00-7:00pm

Tuesday:    6:00-8:00am, 5:00-7:00pm (25m)

Wednesday:     6:00-8:00am, 3:00-5:00pm

Thursday:    OFF, 5:00-7:00pm (25m)

Friday:        6:00-8:00am, 5:00-7:00pm

Saturday:    7:00 - 9:00am