Community Project Award (Supported by Swimming Trust) 2008
Read all about the Community Project of the Year from the Kelloggs/ASA Swimtastic Awards 2008
participation and provide competitive opportunities for young people from nine to 19-years-old with a variety of disabilities. The project gives those with disabilities continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness and demonstrate courage.
Joint Silver: Action Unlimited Trust; Stratford-upon-Avon Action Unlimited Trust provides a variety of financial and practical assistance, holidays and activities for people with disabilities. Weekly swimming sessions
is a key part of their activities and a special mention is made to Rod Poulter who has have been organising and teaching swimmers of all ages and abilities every sunday evening for the last 30 years.
Gold: Friends of Wem Swimming Centre; Wem, North Shropshire The Friends, with the help of the pool manager and support from the town council, have kept the Wem pool open for the past three years after North
Shropshire District Council decided it should be closed. The Friends obtained charity status and have kept the doors open by the money they take from visitors and considerable fund raising.