Moseley Shoals

Sunday, February 14, 2016

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Welcome to Moseley Shoals

The Moseley Shoals was founded in April 2000 and has grown into a thriving and diverse sporting and leisure swimming club. We are a mixed ability group - everything from 'splash & chat' to competition standard swimming, and now our popular water polo. Some years we attend swimming competitions, for which extra coaching sessions are provided.

SOCIALS There is a social dimension to the group, including undoing all the good work by going to the pub after each swimming session ! We also have cinema / theatre trips, balti nights, picnics in the summer, and visits to Moseley Farmers Markets. Most years we have a short break away on the continent for regular members, with friends welcome to join us.

NEW MEMBERS There is no need to pay a joining fee, or sign-up for an ongoing commitment - just come along and join in whenever you can. We have an informal approach to membership, and regular members get involved in our range of social activities.

  • Your first session of swimming or water polo is free, in order to give us a try!
  • We use city council pools and their staff can guide you to us.
  • We hire the whole pool, so just get changed and come through to the poolside.
  • We usually have our own lifeguard, so look out for them, they will check your swimming ability and introduce you to at least a couple of members.
  • We are a friendly bunch so don't worry if you come on your own, but you are welcome to come with a friend.

SWIM ABILITY We welcome male and female swimmers of all abilities, but currently cannot take non-swimmers, although we can guide you towards lessons to get you started.

BANK HOLIDAYS - we do not swim on bank holiday Mondays, nor the Sunday of the same weekend.

TAGS new dedicated trans swim session - the recent pilot was a great success. The first session of 2016 is Sunday 7 February at Moseley Road Pool from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Sessions will then run on the first Sunday each month - 6 March, 3 April.

PRIDE IN SPORTS is a network of gay sports groups in Birmingham and the West Midlands which supports an annual festival and joint marketing. Further details here....

Session Updates

Updated Wed 10 February 2016

All sessions operating as usual.

New members - please approach the lifeguard when reaching the poolside, our lifeguards manage each session.

Lifeguards for the next three sessions are listed below.

Swim sessions are Sun / Mon / Wed.

Water polo is now incorporated into the Wednesday session @ Small Heath.

We are not running Tuesday sessions at Stechford currently.