This website is designed to be inclusive and to provide access to all users regardless of technological or physical disability.
To ensure that this happens, we have programmed our website following W3C and accessibility guidelines. The site is developed using valid XHTML and cascading style sheets (CSS).
Our site content is separated from presentational elements, which makes it available to any visitors that use technologies such as a screen reader or text only browser.
Whilst we strive to achieve and maintain levels of accessibility that conform to the AA standard, we recognise that it is very hard for to maintain such compliance on a dynamically content driven website.
We aim to continually monitor and improve our compliance to meet as many of the WAI Level AAA guidelines as are achievable.
An accessible website accommodates the full range of users.
Designing for accessibility therefore means there is:
An accessible website does not exclude anybody due to:
You may also use your browser settings to change the text size for the websites that you visit.
How you do this depends on the browser you use:
Other browsers may also have similar options available.
Please consult the help section with your browser if options above aren't available.
Access keys let you move around the British Swimming domains without a mouse.
|0||go to accessibility help page|
|1||go to Big Splash|
|2||go to swimming.org|
|3||go to The ASA|
|4||go to British Swimming|
|5||go to The IoS|
|S||skip to main content of current page (for non-visual browsers)|
|Internet Explorer||Alt + Access Key||The modifier key must be released before the regular key is pressed. Once the modifier key is released, the browser activates the link|
|Firefox, Mozilla (PC)||Alt + Access Key||Link is activated immediately upon key press.|
|Firefox, Mozilla (MAC)||Ctrl + Access Key||Link is activated immediately upon key press.|
|Safari (MAC)||Ctrl + Access Key||Link is activated immediately upon key press.|
|Opera||Shift + Escape||The modifier key must be released before the regular key is pressed. Once the modifier key is released, browser lists the set of access keys on that page with action and user can hit the desired key.|