19 June 2012
Two-year old swimmer and heart patient Rosanna Ogden, who was able to swim before she could walk, is set to take on another challenge in aid of the British Heart Foundation (BHF) this weekend.
13 June 2012
Adults and children with a disability who wish to learn to swim or improve their swimming ability can now receive individual advice and assessment facilities from a network of thirty specialist swimming clubs across England.
1 June 2012
Two Special Olympics GB swimming stars enjoyed being a part of the official London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay last Sunday in Wales.
The open water season has now begun with Speedo’s Open Water Series splashing down in Branksome Bay in Poole. It continues with this weekend’s British Gas Great London Swim where over 5,000 swimmers will join 10k World Champion Keri-anne Payne in the Royal Victoria Dock.
25 May 2012
Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington joined a group of lucky school children this week to launch the British Gas Pools 4 Schools initiative at Barr’s Hill School in Coventry.
17 May 2012
Learning to swim at an early age can ultimately go on to save a child’s life and with drowning being the third most common cause of accidental death in children, it’s concerning to learn that one in three children are now leaving school unable to swim.
17 May 2012
The ASA six-point manifesto aims to improve central and local government support for swimming and make school swimming lessons a priority.
14 May 2012
Kellogg’s has announced a funding package of £100,000, which can be used for school swimming projects that will help increase the number of children learning to swim in the areas that need it most.
3rd May 2012
Last weekend in 645 pools across the UK, more than 26,000 swimmers took part in the annual 25th Swimathon Weekend to raise vital funds through Swimathon’s 2.5k and 5k Distance Challenges and the new ‘Big Splash Mile for Sport Relief’.
Inspirational Jacky Pearce was over 22st when she made a life changing decision to shed almost half her body weight, and when surgery left her virtually immobile, swimming came to her rescue.