About The Club

We are a swimming and water polo club affiliated to Swim Ireland and the Irish Water Polo Association. We field teams in Leinster and National competitions. We are also active in sea swimming and host four open sea swims during the summer months as part of the Leinster Open Sea Committee's calendar of events...

Water Polo Teams

We currently field teams as follows

  • U14 Leinster Mixed Development League
  • Men’s National League Senior &
    Leinster Division 3.

Sea Swimming

During the summer months, under the auspices of the Leinster Swimming Open Sea Committee we host mens and ladies Open Sea Swim Events.

These events are extremely popular with all members and represent a large part of our heritage as a Swim Club.


The Half Moon Swimming Club was founded in 1898 at the Great South Wall in Dublin. It was known then as "The Poolbeg Bathers Association". In the years that followed, the name was changed to Half Moon Swimming Club to reflect more accurately the fact that members of the club were participating in swimming competitions held at the time... Read more here


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