One of the oldest UCD clubs, the Swimming & Waterpolo Club provides for competitive level swimming at varsity, national and international level. It also caters for students interested in developing and enhancing their current swimming and waterpolo skills with regular training for both sports.
The club enjoys tremendous success at national and international levels with clubs members winning senior national titles, recording numerous national records and qualifying for the World University Games and World Championships. The club is fortunate to enjoy access to the world class 50m pool on campus. Matched with the expertise of top quality coaches, including head coach Earl McCarthy (Olympian, Atlanta 1996), the club is becoming synonymous with swimming excellence.
The waterpolo section also continues to grow in strength with the highlight of the year being the Intervarsities. Newcomers are welcome to get involved with coaching provided.