Become a member today

Membership is open to holders of a Swim England, SEQ, STA or RLSS UK Teachers and Coaches Certificate in any discipline (minimum qualification SEQ Level 1 or equivalent).

If you hold other qualifications and they are approved by Swim England or RLSS as meeting qualifying standards, membership will be considered on an individual basis.


  • £69.00 when paid online
  • £59.00 when paying via Direct Debit.

Join the Institute of Swimming now using our simple 5 steps online application form below. You can also choose the Direct Debit option within the online application.

You must hold a UK qualification to become a member of the Institute of Swimming. If you do not, you may be able to gain a Swim England qualification through recognition of prior learning (RPL). We will not be able to process your membership until you have been through this process.

All Southern and Northern Ireland residents must apply directly to Swim Ireland. Email or write to Swim Ireland, Sport HQ, 13 Joyce Way, Park West, Dublin 12, Ireland.