Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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Learn To Swim

Learning to swim

It's never too late to learn to swim. And this just doesn't mean from the beginning. Learning to swim properly could make the difference between life and death.

Swimming is the only sport that can save your life. You may think you can swim because you can manage a couple of lengths but there is much more to swimming than that.

The Big Splash seeks to encourage thousands of people to visit their local pool to learn to swim, improve their technique in a supervised environment, and understand the basics of water safety.

So click on  Poolfinder, contact your local pool and ask about lessons to make a Big Splash.

Also, check these personal stories on the Home of Swimming. Learrning to swim really can change your life (new window will open).

Finally, if you live in the London area  click here to access some great pool offers such as 2 for 1 deals (new window will open).

There are loads of good reasons to make a splash

Activity suggestions, exclusive content, great monthly competition, and a Big Splash code to access VIP goodies…

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