Swim Ireland represents over 16,000 members registered in 155 clubs and individual memberships across the country.

Club Members – Club members renew their Swim Ireland membership annually through their Club. New members are welcome to join Swim Ireland at any time during the year through a Swim Ireland Club. All new members must complete and sign (including parent/guardian for under 18’s) a membership form for the Club and Swim Ireland. The new member form for Swim Ireland will need to be signed and submitted by your new Club Secretary prior to acceptance of membership.

Special Membership – Until now, to compete in any event held by or under the auspices of Swim Ireland you were required to be a Club Member. The Special Membership category allows individuals the opportunity to become a Swim Ireland member and compete in specific events previously only open to club members. To compete in any of these races you MUST enter the race separately through the race organiser.

Associate Members – Swim Ireland qualified Teachers or Coaches can avail of individual insurance by becoming an SI Associate member. Associate Membership (Teacher/Coach insurance) is paid annually, due in the month of initial registration. Swim Ireland administer the insurance scheme on behalf of the Institute of Swimming (IoS). New members may join at any time of the year. Associate members are given free non competitor membership of a Swim Ireland Club – please apply separately through the Club you wish to join.