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Join Water Rats

Water Rats membership is £35 per year, youngsters under the age of 21 can join for £18

Membership is payable by May 31st each year.

How to join:-

Grimsby Water Rats welcomes all levels of ability from beginners to experienced athletes and juniors (12 years ) to pensioners.

We also have a mix of “wetsuit” swimmers and “skins” swimmers

Although members can organise training times to suit, our club sessions are Sunday mornings from 10am and Wednesday evenings from 5 pm

To join or to request a trial swim please contact us by email ( )

Wetsuits are available on loan for trial swims.

Renew Membership

If you are an existing Water Rats member you can renew your membership online here.

Grimsby & Cleethorpes Yacht club & the Water Rats Swimming section would like to make it clear that there are inherent dangers associated with open water swimming. Our club rules have been established to try and minimise risk, but would like to make it clear that risk cannot be eliminated. Swimmers swim entirely at their own risk.

The club will not accept any Liability or otherwise, for anything done, or omitted to be done, by them, and shall not be liable for personal injury, damage to, or loss of property sustained by any person in conjunction with undertaking any swimming or swimming support activity in our premises, pontoons or swimming waters.”

By renewing your membership you are confirming that you have read and agree to this statement.

The club requires an emergency contact number for members of the Water Rats, please supply this information below and then click 'Pay Now' 


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