Annual Council Meeting 2021

The Swim England Hertfordshire Annual Council Meeting (ACM) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 7th July 2021 at 8pm. Elections for members of the Management Board and other post holders are due to take place at the ACM. Nomination forms for Management Board members and for other post holders are available to download. Completed … Read more

‘Working Together’ toolkit a ‘valuable asset’ to club and operator relationships

A new toolkit has been issued by Swim England which will act as a ‘valuable asset’ to both clubs and operators across the country. The ‘Working Together’ toolkit has been created in conjunction with a focus group consisting of club and operator representatives and has been driven by the sector as both sides recognised the … Read more

Swim England to begin issuing licenses as Return to Competition guidance published

Swim England is to begin issuing licenses for level four single club competitions in time for Step 3 of the Government’s roadmap out of the coronavirus lockdown. It means the recognised national governing body’s affiliated clubs will be able to stage competitive events once again, subject to the Government’s targets for the easing of restrictions … Read more

Plans for summer ‘Festival of Swimming’ along route back to competition

An ‘exciting prospect’ to compete in a national ‘Festival of Swimming’ has been unveiled by Swim England and British Swimming. While the plans for a return to competition are still in the early stages, a network of racing opportunities has been agreed. This ‘restart to racing’ will consist of meets held throughout England, Scotland and … Read more

‘Disappointing and frustrating’ decision not to reverse over 18s training ruling

Swim England chief executive Jane Nickerson has received the disappointing news that the Government will not reverse the decision on over 18’s training with clubs when indoor pools reopen. As part of the roadmap out of the coronavirus national lockdown, formally organised indoor sport activities for adults can only resume from Step 3, which is … Read more

Swim England Swimming Leadership ‘keen to see’ events return before end of season

The Swim England Swimming Leadership Group is ‘keen to see’ formal competition resume before the end of the season. Following the Prime Minister’s roadmap out of lockdown announcement, the Swimming Leadership Group has been formulating plans for the safe return of licensed and unlicensed meets, open water, Masters, para-swimming and league competition. Meanwhile, a second … Read more