Swim England

A nation swimming

Swim England Research and Insight

What We Do

High quality research and insight is key to everything we do. It provides us with a good understanding of who goes swimming and why they swim.

Looking at the wider health and physical activity landscapes is also important to ensure that we are maximising opportunities to work with other sectors and share learning about the impact of swimming.

At a glance: swimming participation in England

  • 47 per cent of the population go swimming, approximately 22.4 million people.
  • 7 million people swim weekly and 13.2 million people swim monthly.
  • 1,052 Swim England affiliated Clubs and 190,000 Swim England members.

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