We are South Yorkshire’s premier competitive swimming club and train at the prestigious Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield. Our programme is a partnership between Sheffield City Council and City of Sheffield Swim Squad. Our aim is to compete at the highest levels in the sport, and within our squads we have many International swimmers and National medallists. We also compete at district, county and regional levels, including various open meets through-out the year. We are an ASA Beacon Club and are regularly ranked in the top 10 clubs in Great Britain.
For any training related enquiries please email Head Coach Russ Barber by clicking this link or call 0114 223 3454. Any enquiries about COSSS Open Meets should be directed to Jane Faulkner by clicking this link. For any general enquiries or correspondence please email our Honorary Secretary Val Ragsdale by clicking this link. or for written correspondence , send to:- COSSS Honorary Secretary, 51 Woodburn Drive, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 1YT. Many of the photos on our site are courtesy of Simon Wright at GBswimstars, see more of his work at www.gbswimstars.com
- Last Updated on Saturday, 07 December 2013 21:41
- Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 15:02
Snow Frills was the final COSSS meet of the year and was held at Ponds Forge over the weekend of the 30th November and 1st December. As well as home swimmers from JO3, JO2, JO1, JD and Masters squads, the large entry comprised competitors from all over the UK.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 November 2013 10:16
The club has negotiated a 10% discount with Europe's premier swim specialist Mailsports. The club will also earn commission if you purchase products from them so it's a great deal all round! You will find a clickable link in our Associates section at the bottom right hand corner of the homepage, just enter code CSC1113 at the checkout to receive your discount when you purchase.
- Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 16:40
NER qualifiers from Junior Development, JO2, JO1 and AGN were Sunderland-bound for a hectic weekend of competition at the Sunderland Aquatic Centre between the 29th November and the 1st of December.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 23:06
Santa was a little over a month early at this popular Doncaster Dartes B/C grade meet! A group of some of COSSS's youngest swimmers from JO3 made the trip across to Beverley to compete against swimmers from 23 other clubs.
- Last Updated on Saturday, 23 November 2013 06:52
Masters' most senior swimmer, Naomi Crowder recently "medalled" at the annual ASA awards, and by all accounts had a great night at the ceremony in Birmingham last weekend. She was joined by her daughter, (who is an ex-competitive swimmer) all the way from Australia, as well as friends from Masters.
- Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013 20:41
Mid November brings the ever popular annual Stockport Metro Open Meet. As last year, it was a weekend of high quality swimming at this level 1/2 meet with a number of past Olympians and Commonwealth Games hopefuls on show and also a talented Chinese team from Shanghai.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 17:14
Junior Development swimmers put in a strong performance at this level 3 meet and at the end of the day's competition, COSSS finished 2nd in the top visiting club competition.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 16:53
The second round of the southern section of the North East Arena League was held at the John Charles Centre in Leeds. It was close run thing all evening, with COSSS A and City of Leeds battling it out till the final few races, with City of Leeds just coming out on top.