Plymouth Leander is one of Britain's leading competitive swimming clubs

Our History

Over the years, Plymouth Leander has nurtured swimmers at every level – from youngsters starting out to Olympic and World Champions. We have grown in size and reputation but strive to develop and encourage grass roots swimming as well as elite performance.

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Our Facilities

Plymouth Life Centre, Plymouth College and Plympton Pool.

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Club Records

Within these pages you can see who holds the records for each event.

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Recollections of an Olympian - Anthony 'AJ" James

He swam next to the legendary Michael Phelps in the Olympics and won medals at the Commonwealth Games – Plymouth Leander’s “AJ” remembers life growing up as part of the Blue Army!

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Retirement stories: Roberto Pavoni

All my focus at the beginning of 2016 was just to make the Olympic team. I had no real thoughts about what was coming afterwards, I was just putting everything I could into training and preparation to race well in April, make the Olympic team and then go from there.

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