Coached swimming sessions take place at Abercynon Pool and Merthyr Tydfil Swimming pool for members only. These take place over three quarters of between 12 and 14 weeks – Autumn/Winter (Q4) before Xmas, Winter/Spring (Q1) from New Year and Summer (2) after Easter. There are no coached swim sessions over the Summer School Holidays up to late September.

In order to participate in a coached swim session please contact us first indicating a 400m time for freestyle (Juniors should contact the Membership Secretary), so that you can be placed in the appropriate session at:

Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre
Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village (Rhydycar)
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 1UT

Abercynon Sports Centre
Parc Abercynon
CF45 4UY

The current sessions are

8:30 p.m. Adult Session for Improvers and Intermediates (Abercynon)


4:30 p.m. Adult Session (Merthyr Tydfil)
5:00 p.m. Junior Session (Abercynon)
6:00 p.m. Adult Session (Abercynon)
7:00 p.m. Adult Session (Abercynon)

In orders to participate regularly in the coached swims you must be a current member of Taff Ely Triathlon Club, though if you wish to take part as a taster session or come along and see what we do, please contact us.

Senior member: £45 per quarter
Junior members including Tristar start, I, II and III (=> 8 and under 14), Youth and other non-adults: £23 per quarter.

(Please note that coached swimming sessions are payable per whole quarter. This can only be paid through the Members portal (via LoveAdmin) or by cheques made payable to Taff Ely Triathlon Club, please let the Membership Secretary by sending in a contact email as above know if you intend paying by cheque.