• 2017 Pirates Skull and Swords Meet

    Sat, Jun. 24, 2017
    WRAC Kilbirnie

    No Times are allowed
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  • 2017 Swim Wellington Long Distance Meet

    Sat, Jul. 1, 2017
    Coastlands Aquatic Centre

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  • Wairarapa Short Course Championships 2017

    Jul. 22 - 23, 2017
    Trust House Recreation Centre Dixon St, Masterton

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Meet Calendar


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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

Junior Swim Camp 2018

The Junior Swim Camp for 2018 has been confirmed to be back in Marton from Monday 8th January through to Saturday 13th January 2018. With lots of notice you can arrange your holidays so that we can get as many junior swimmers along to this fantastic event.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 Read the full post

Term 1 2017

After a very busy Summer holiday period for the Pirates we are back into the normal term schedule from Monday. I will have the full year Pirates calendar out tomorrow. We have an action packed year for all squads with some new incentives added to mix it up and excite...

Posted on: 26 January 2017 Read the full post

Pirates Treasure


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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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