Membership Information

We are affiliated to NASCH - The National Association of Swimming Clubs for the Handicapped, we are covered by Public Liability Insurance organised by them and we are required to comply with their rules regarding new members.

    Personal Accident insurance is the responsibility of the member.  Click here to see a copy of our current PLI certificate.

New members are required to fill in an application form which is needed by the Club to confirm that swimming would be of benefit to your condition and show sufficient medical details about you should an emergency arise at the pool.  To see our APPLICATION FORM and print out a copy for completion click here.

Membership can be for an individual or for the handicapped person and their immediate family. You are able to bring guests and you are required to be responsible for their behaviour whilst they swim with you.

Our membership subscription year starts on the 1st April and current annual subscriptions are as follows:-

      Individual 6    Family 8

In addition you are required to pay a pool entry fee each time you swim. Currently rates are 3.00 per individual and family member and 4.00 per guest. Membership number and card will be required at the desk when you come each week.

Meeting Place

We swim every Saturday afternoon between 4.30pm and 5.30pm at the Westgate Leisure Centre, Via Ravenna, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1RJ. (The Centre is situated to the south of the city, off of Avenue de Chartres, at the Waitrose supermarket roundabout) and we have exclusive use of the main pool at the Centre.


There is an adequate car park adjacent to the Centre for which normal District Council parking fees apply.
If you present the counterfoil of the parking ticket at the Otters desk within 15 minutes of obtaining it, they will tell you how to obtain a refund of the parking charge.

To see our INFORMATION LEAFLET press here.


Reviewed November 2016