CHILDREN MISSING OUT ON LESSONS

Swim England recently joined forces with the Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA) to tackle the urgent issue of more than 660,000 children could be missing out on swimming lessons. The national governing body says there are 12,000 vacant roles across the aquatics sector, with more than 3,700 amongst national and regional operators. Based on the shortage, […]

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Treading Water

During the 2012 London Olympics, British Swimming reported a 90 per cent increase in its website traffic, but as to whether that interest translates into an increase in children learning to swim remains to be seen.

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