• Swim Wellington Tier One Meet 1

    Sat, Mar. 24, 2018
    Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, Kilbirnie

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  • Coastlands Chocolate Classic

    Sat, Apr. 7, 2018
    Coastlands Aquatic Centre Paraparaumu

    No Times are allowed
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  • 2018 AON NZ Age Group Championships

    Apr. 17 - 21, 2018
    Sir Owen G Glenn National Aquatic Centre

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  • 2018 AON NZ Open Championships

    Jul. 2 - 6, 2018
    Sir Owen G Glenn National Aquatic Centre

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Welcome to the website for the Pirates Swim Team.

The Pirates Swim Team is based at the Karori Pool in Donald Street, Karori, Wellington. We cater for those who are just starting to swim confidently through to swimmers who represent New Zealand on the international stage. 

On this page you should be able to find all the information you need to know about joining the Pirates, and all the information you should need once you’ve joined.

Competitive swimmers

Non-competitive swimmers

Other Enquiries: 

Head coach (for assessing swimmers for squads):  Steve Francis 027 2053694

Membership (competitive swimmers):

Membership (Tuesday nights non competitive):


Vice President:

Race Secretary:

Enquiries about the website: William Neal 





Latest News

2018 National Competitions

The details and eligibility reports for Div II, NAGs and Opens are all in the meet calender. Check them out and start planning!

Posted on: 3 February 2018 Read the full post

End of the year and Wellington Champs

We are nearly at the end of another great year for the Pirates. Thanks to everyone for your support during 2017. It's been an action packed end to the year with top performances from our Junior Pirates at the Wellington 12 and Under Champs and our Black Beards at the...

Posted on: 19 December 2017 Read the full post

Two weeks until Wellington Champs

Two weeks until Wellington Champs. This is the key meet for the majority of the club this season. We have over 100 qualified swimmers for this meet! Entries close this Sunday. 

Posted on: 24 August 2017 Read the full post

Pirates Treasure

Wall of Fame

Read all about the Pirates' club champions, international competitors, record-breakers and place-getters at Wellington and New Zealand championships.

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