Welcome to Carn Brea Helston Swimming Club

Carn Brea and Helston Swimming Club is located in the heart of the beautiful county of Cornwall.

As a club we cater for swimmers of all ages and abilities from youngsters learning to swim right through to national ability competitive swimmers.

We encourage all of our members to improve their strokes, stamina and fulfil their own potential as a swimmer. Above all we aim to ensure that all members have an enjoyable and rewarding swimming career.

Carn Brea and Helston Swimming Club (CBHSC) offers a structured environment which encourages involvement of its members at many different levels. CBHSC aims to provide the opportunity for all swimmers, regardless of their ability, to be the best that they can be and to reach their highest level of achievement through hard work, discipline, support, encouragement and team spirit provided by the coaches, teachers, swimmers and parents.

Parents of swimmers are encouraged to support the club through membership on the committee. CBHSC promotes a good family and social atmosphere where new members are always welcome.

Carn Brea and Helston Swimming Club has a long proud history of producing many of Cornwall's best swimmers, a fact that is still very much applicable today.

Take a look around our site and if you like what you see why not get in contact or come along and have a go?

Carn Brea and Helston Swimming Club come and be a part of it!


How To join

If your child is interested in progressing their swimming and perhaps trying competitive swimming then Carn Brea Helston Swimming Club could be for you.

We can cater for swimmers of all ages and abilities. If you are interested then why not speak to our Anna Lyford who will be happy to provide you with full details and answer any questions you may have. To contact Anna please email her on enquiry.cbhsc@gmail.com

 If you would like more information then please view our How To Join page.



The Team

Meet our dedicated team.

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Key Contacts

Contact the people who keep the club running smoothly.

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The Pools

Our training pools.

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Recent Events



Arena League Round One

Carn Brea and Helston Swimming Club travelled to Bristol for the first of three rounds in the National Arena Swimming League in October. CBHSC is currently in Division One after spending 2015 doing battle against the big power clubs in the Premier League. The club’s first round competition were teams from Cardiff, Paignton, Kingsbridge, Cirencester, Clevedon and Barnstable

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New Records Forged!

The Carn Brea and Helston Open Meet, held at Penzance Leisure Centre and Bodmin Dragons Leisure Centre, heralded the start of the new swimming season. If this event is anything to go by we can look forward to a very fast 2017 season as numerous new records were created.

CBHSC had 40 swimmers taking part in events over the two days and between them they created 30 new competition best times as well as gaining 126 medal position finishes. In addition 111 new personal best times were created.


CBHSC Six in County Team

Carn Brea and Helston had an impressive six swimmers selected to represent Cornwall in the 2016 National County Team Championships held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield. Cornwall are placed in Division 2 and were pitched against 15 other counties in this division. The event scores points against the swimmer’s final finishing position, which are then tallied at the end of the meet to determined the county’s overall position. Competition is very fierce and times are quick!



Latest Information...

9th May

50m Long course Training at Plymouth 

Results from Round One of the CDSSL, Newquay Open Meet and the CCASA Masters Gala are now availiable in Events Results

2nd May

ASA Youth Regional Results - Available in Events Results