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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Learn to Swim

Learning to swim has a range of benefits including improved health and fitness and the chance to make lots of new friends.

Swimming is one of the most popular choices of activity for disabled adults and children. Some of the benefits swimming offers are:

  • Improved mobility compared to when on land as water supports the whole body
  • Ease from tight or painful joints and tendons thanks to water bouyancy
  • Improved balance and agility
  • Improved confidence and comfort in and around water

It’s never too late to learn

Swimming is great for people of all ages. Check out these inspiring stories of people who have learned to swim and how it changed their life.

  • Use our Pool Finder to track down your local pool and ask about learn to swim sessions for people with disabilities. It will offer adult classes in a friendly and supportive environment.
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