Northern Lights Finswimming Club

About Us

The club was founded in August 2011 and officially registered with the BFA (British Finswimming Association) in November 2011. In December 2011 the club widened its availability of training times and venues, and joined with Sandfinswimmers, a club serving the Durham and Sunderland areas.

Payment for training sessions must be made monthly and will entitle the swimmer to a minimum of four sessions, organised by the club. Payment can be made in cash, by cheque or directly into the following account:

Lloyds TSB
Northern Lights Finswimming Club
Sort code: 30-90-50
Account : 32728868

Payment must be made in advance by the 5th of the month.

From the beginning of this season membership is compulsory for everyone who wishes to take part in our training sessions. The annual subscription depends upon the age of the member.

Annual club membership fees will be :

CategoryCMAS age groupFee
ChildE (11 years old or less, pre-competition)£20
YouthB - 16 - 17 years old
C - 14 - 15 years old
D - 12 - 13 years old
Adult, or SeniorA - 18 - 24 years old £40
Masters, VeteransV0 - 25 -34 years old
V1 - 35 - 44 years old
V2 - 45 - 54 years old

Being a member of the BFA has many benefits for you and your club. The Association has a diverse membership.

It welcomes members from any racial, religious or sexual background and will never permit discrimination in any form.

The Association welcomes disabled individuals but asks any disabled individuals to make contact with the National Coach to discuss whether the sport would be appropriate.

The membership benefits include:

This list is not exclusive but gives an indication of membership benefits.

Fees will be payable monthly in advance FOR THE NUMBER OF SESSIONS BOOKED BY THE CLUB, equivalent to £6 per session - example £36 if the club has booked 6 sessions for the month, £30 if the club has booked 5 sessions for the month and so on. The number of sessions for any given month will be updated in good time for the beginning of that month.

Developed in cooperation with Monofin: Finswimming in the UK