Swim School of the Year
Read all about the Swim School of the Year from the Kelloggs/ASA Swimtastic Awards 2009.
Awarded to the Swim School who provides an excellent service to all its members and who, through its commitment to the development of swimmers and staff, achieves the highest standards.
North Harrow’s Survive and Save Club supports many of the ASA’s initiatives, including having ASA/UKCC qualified teachers and the ASA’s Aquamark status. The judging panel noted they ‘are really working hard to address local needs specifically targeting work to engage and deliver for Black and Minority Ethnic groups.’ The award recognises their passionate approach to developing their swimming programme.
Rhyl Leisure Centre Disability Swim Group are ‘outstanding ambassadors for swimming.’ The Group teaches children who have a variety of impairments, both physical and mental, and gives them an essential life skill, as well as using the water for its therapeutic element.
The judging panel commented: “The team at Rhyl have shown tremendous levels of dedication required to cater for the individual needs of their pupils.”
The Tom Gresty Swim School has been recognised for their ‘dedication, support and enthusiasm towards swimming.’For over a quarter of a century, Tom Gresty has nurtured the swimming community within Rugby, with over a decade of that spent establishing his own swim school from just an idea to a flourishing place of learning.
The judging panel commented: “Tom and his team have shown great dedication to building and developing a thriving community club.”