CHILDREN UNABLE to swim are most likely to come from low income, Black and Asian backgrounds.


Swim England has joined three of the biggest names in the sport and leading aquatic organisations in pledging its support for a major campaign to ensure all children who leave primary school by 2025 are able to swim. The Swim United campaign has been launched by swimwear brand Speedo alongside Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty, […]

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DUNCAN SCOTT, centre, helps promote Scotland’s Learn To Swim programme.


A look at swimming performance in Scotland… As early as 2017, in Scottish Swimming’s Good Practice Facilities Strategy, pool operators were commenting on the growing cost of heating bills and subsidies required to operate their pools. At the same time the demand and cost of water space were both increasing. Yet everyone is agreed, quality […]

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