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

A BIGGER SPLASH

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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Mental Health

SWIMMING’S MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS

Research, commissioned by Swim England, has shown that almost half a million (492,000) British adults have reduced, or no longer take, medication for their mental health condition as a result of swimming. Swim England and Mind are working together to promote the benefits swimming can offer to people experiencing a mental health problem. As part […]

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