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Be Inspired At Our National Disability Swimming Events

If you’re curious about disability swimming, there is no better way of finding out more than going to watch Britain’s finest Paralympic swimmers in action.

There are plenty of chances to watch Paralympic, world and European champions battling for glory at regional and national events throughout the year.

The four key national events of the disability swimming calendar are:

  • The National Short Course Championships
  • The National Junior and Youth Championships
  • The British Gas Swimming Championships
  • British International Disability Swimming Championships.

All four events consist of multi-classification (MC) races where competitors from all classifications race in the same race.

The winner is the person who sets the fastest time compared to the world record in their classification.

It's the best relative performance that counts rather than first to the wall. In fact, it's not uncommon for the last person to finish to be the winner of the race!

DSE National Junior and Youth Disability Swimming Championships 2014

The next generation of Paralympic stars - as well as a few who have already made it - compete for junior accolades over 50m.

1 - 2 March 2014

Ponds Forge, Sheffield

British Gas Swimming Championships 2014

The biggest national swimming event as competitors battle for pride, glory and qualification to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

10 - 15 April 2014

Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow

British International Disability Swimming Championships 2014

The best in Britain welcome top international rivals in their main 'trials' event for the 2014 IPC European Championships in Eindhoven.

18 - 21 April 2014

Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow

IPC World Swimming Championships 2015

A year out from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Glasgow's newly-refurbished Tollcross pool welcomes the world's best Para-swimmers for the IPC World Championships.

18 - 25 July 2015

Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow

IoS Training For Level 1 Teaching Qualifications