The league was formed on the 1st February, 1981, and comprised of the following clubs Knottingley, Spenborough, Morley, Barnsley and Stocksbridge.
For the first two years the Clubs took it in turns to Chair Meetings, the first Elected Chairman was Paul Barlow from Knottingley.
The League is made up of Four Division and is run with the aim of giving Swimmers, who would not necessarily be of a standard to compete at County and above level, the chance to take part in League Competition Galas. Please see Rules for full eligibility.
Events are split into Four age groups based on age as 31st December in year of competition
10 and under, 12 and under, 14 and under, and 'Open'.
Individual events are swum at 50 metre distance
Medley and freestyle relays are swum at 4 x 25 metre for age groups 10 & under, 12 & under, 14 & under
4 x 50 metre for the Open Age Group
Additionally a freestyle cannon event is swum at 8 x 25 metre - one boy, one girl from each age group.
Each Gala comprises of 49 events,