Leeds-based divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears made history for Britain
as they claimed the first ever diving gold medal for Team GB. Pic: SWpix.com.

Team GB Success Inspires The Next Generation

Team GB’s success in the pool at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has created a wave of people taking to the water, according to the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA). Since Olympic fever took hold at the beginning of August, the association has been inundated with enquiries from people looking to get involved in pool-based sports. In […]

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Olympic diver Tom Daley opens the Tom Daley Diving academy at the Manchester Aquatic Centre. Photo credit: ANDREW BAKER


GLL/Better Hand out to Press otherwise ©  Andrew Baker.

Diving Star Opens Manchester Academy

Young local divers and school children trying diving for the first time got the chance to learn from the best when Team GB Olympic ‘Dive Star’ Tom Daley officially opened the Tom Daley Diving Academy at Manchester Aquatic Centre last month. The venue is home for a host of elite athletes, many of who are […]

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Gold Standard

  With the London Olympics almost upon us, these are exciting times for swimming in the UK and the swimming pool industry as a whole. At five key training centres across Britain, competing swimmers are working flat out before they go for gold – and already swimming pools are seeing a dramatic increase in interest, […]

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Youngsters Get Preview Olympic Aquatics Taster

Leading Australian swimwear brand Zoggs has teamed up with Total Swimming, set up by Olympian Steve Parry, to run a series of events across the country providing up to 400 free spaces (at each event) for kids aged 7 to 14 years old to experience four different Olympic aquatic sports from diving and synchro to […]

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