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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.

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Get Involved

So, you know what the Big Splash is and some ways to make a splash. Now it's time to take the plunge for real. Help the BBC and British Swimming inspire the UK to swim. Sign up now and access great monthly prizes, discounted swimming, helpful advice, special events... and lots more.

Read about the full benefits of signing up

Monthly Prizes

If you don't sign up you'll miss the chance to win great prizes every month.


Not sure what to do in the pool? Then sign up and let us recommend activities for you based on your motivation for making a Big Splash.

Making a difference

Only if you sign up can you can say you are member of the Big Splash community working with the BBC and British Swimming to inspire the UK into the pool. Support the Big Splash and help us get the UK healthier.

So, sign up now. And when you have found your Splash tell us about it. Post your stories and pictures on our dedicated Big Splash Facebook Page (over-18s only). We'll be posting the best on the website. Start making ripples today.

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Your motivation for swimming

We know everyone is different. Tell us why you want to make a Big Splash and when you click the 'submit' button we will recommend a range of watery activities for you..

  • Just swim
  • Shape up and tone
  • Returner
  • Health
  • Fitness
  • Competitive
  • Family
  • Learn to swim
  • Not sure?

How often do you currently get in the pool?

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Big Splash Reward Cards are available from Big Splash registered pools and offer you 2 free swims for every 10 you pay for - perfect for occasional swimmers! Ask at your Big Splash pool reception for more details.

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The ASA/British Swimming may also want to contact you by this means to bring information to you about ASA/British Swimming initiatives from the ASA/British Swimming and their commercial partners.

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No thank you, I don't want British Swimming / the ASA to send me details of products and services such as great discounts on swimwear.

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