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Oldest Swimmers in Town

John learns to swim at 85

At 87 years old most people are thinking about slowing down and making the most of their retirement, not learning how to swim.

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Ethel’s still making a splash at 97

At the age of 97, Ethel Metherell is hailed as one of Britain’s oldest swimmers, still making a splash every week at her local swimming pool.

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Bill’s still the first in the pool at 93

At 93 years-old you may think that Bill Mintram would have thrown out his alarm clock years ago, but you’d be mistaken. This veteran swimmer has been getting up at 5:15am for the past 30 years to make sure he is first in the pool.

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Do you know the oldest swimmer in town?

What’s the best thing about swimming? At the ASA we think one of the best things about getting in the pool is that almost anyone can do it.

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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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