Club News


From the 1st April 2017 the Amateur Swimming Association will be known as Swim England.

Swim England will continue to be the national governing body for swimming in England.

The North West will be known as Swim England North West and will continue to support and deliver the Swim England Strategy

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The ASA North West Regional in line with England Programmes is to clearly define, align and generate a cohesive pathway within our sport whilst effectively developing and supporting the ‘team’ of :-

Coaches, Team Managers, Sports Science/Medicine Practitioners and Parents/Guardians who in turn develop and support swimmers.

During 2017 there are a number of opportunities for individuals to get involved in in the programmes that are on offer

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Great Swim 2017 - Open Water

Great Swim in association with British Swimming present an exiting new open water race series for 2017. 

The Great Britain Open Water Elite Series will consist of 4 races over a variety of distances across the summer with overall series cash prizes awarded to the Top 3 male and female athletes and additional prizes in the form of exclusive sponsor product for 4th and 5th placed athletes.

The overall male and female winners will also be invited to attend a British Swimming Open Water program activity with members of the national team

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The ASA North West Region produce a monthly newsletter.

The December Newsletter is now available

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Classifier Recruitment

British Para-Swimming need classifiers to assess swimmers with a physical, visual or intellectual impairment, could that be you?

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The ASA announces changes to swim21 Essential module

The ASA has announced a change to the swim21 club Essential module accreditation after feedback from the annual ASA Club Survey.

The survey illustrated that more tha 60 per cent of clubs wanted to see swim21 Essential extended from a rolling annual programme to a two-year accreditation with simplified health check.

This will be implemented by a recently-established swim21 Working Group over the next few months.

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NEW ASA North West Region Licensing Officer Appointed

After 10 years the region appoint a New License Officer - Jane Whittle.

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2016/2017 National Talent Camp - Applications Now Open

Are you a young coach aged 16-18 who is keen to develop, learn new skills and meet other young coaches? Are you a young official aged 15-18 who would like to gain more experience and develop along the technical officials pathway?

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ASA North West Region Release New Course Dates

The ASA North West Region have updated their course calendar for volunteer courses

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Sport England Towards an Active Nation

In December 2015 the Government published Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation.
It sets a bold and ambitious direction for sport policy which has been widely welcomed. It looks beyond simple participation to how sport changes lives and becomes a force for social good.

At its heart are five outcomes: physicalwellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development, and economic development.

Putting this policy into practice to achieve these outcomes will mean significant change for Sport England and for our partners.

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