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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CareerZone

Starting out

Becoming a teacher

The low-down on beginning your career as a swimming teacher, from funding for training to qualifications required.

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Becoming a coach

Do you think you have what it takes to be a swimming coach? Find out how to qualify and start your career today.

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Becoming a lifeguard

Learn about how simple it is to gain your National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification and how quickly you can start working as a lifeguard.

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Other jobs in aquatics

We all know about teaching and coaching but there are plenty of other career options in aquatics. Find out some of them here.

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Qualities of a top teacher

Learn from the professionals themselves the top seven qualities that help make you a world class swimming teacher.

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Lifetime of experience

Teaching swimming for 30 years, Mary Clark is a Swimtastic top teacher award winner. Here she offers some insight into her working years for those considering a career in aquatics.

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