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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Shape Up With Swimming

If you’d like to shape and tone your body then swimming is a great way to do it, and we’ve got just the thing to help.

Water exercise is a great way to get in shape. There is aqua aerobics, aqua jogging, and aqua zumba. But if you are swimming person then you should check out our British Gas Swimfit zone.

Work through easy to follow gym-style workouts, log your swims online and use the calorie cruncher to measure how many calories you’re burning.

And as a free member you can shed pounds while saving pounds as all British Gas Swimfit members get 20% off Speedos

  • Find out more and sign up in our British Gas Swimfit zone.
  • Find out which of your local pools offer British Gas Swimfit poolside sessions with our Pool Finder. Simply filter for British Gas Swimfit and give them a call.
  • Check out the Swimfit zone Calorie Cruncher to see how swimming compares with other sports for calorie loss.

Swimming is a great way to shape up

  • Even a gentle swim can burn over 200Kcal in half an hour.
  • A fast front crawl can burn as many calories as an 8mph run.
  • Water is about 800 times denser than air, so you work harder and burn more calories.
  • Find out more about the benefits of swimming in our British Gas Swimfit zone.