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Community Emergency Fund

This new fund aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. More information

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Free access to all Swim England Expected Standards videos

Swim England is making a ‘fantastic resource’ free of charge to swimming teachers for a limited time. The national governing body’s Expected Standards videos have already been viewed more than 46,000 times by those delivering the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme. More than 100 on demand films showing the expected standards learner swimmers should

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Special Olympics Eastern Regional Swimming Competition 2020

Special Olympics East Herts hosted their 5th Spring SOGB Eastern Regional Swimming Competition at The Herts Sports Village in Hatfield on Saturday evening 7th March 2020. Event organiser Janet Warrington said “we were so lucky that we were able to let this event go ahead.  It was one of the last regional competitions to be

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Events cancelled

Due to the current ongoing situation with Covid-19 and the advice coming from Government and Swim England the following Swim England Hertfordshire events are cancelled for 2020. Masters Championships Open Water Training sessions & Championships 1-Direction Training Camps

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Swim England release new online advice and guides

Mike Parker (Swim England Open Water Technical Lead) has released a video to help clubs develop on line tools to help their members. Swim England are releasing a number of online resources to help clubs, athletes and volunteer build on their skills and remain active. These will add to the already wide range of online

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Swim England chief executive issues statement as pools are closed

Swim England chief executive Jane Nickerson has issued the following statement after the Government ordered the closure of leisure centres due to the coronavirus outbreak. “As a lifelong swimmer who is passionate about our wonderful sports, it is a very sad day to see the nation’s pools closed. “However, the nation’s health and wellbeing is

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Qualification window for Swim England National Summer Meet is altered

The qualification window for the British Summer Championships and Swim England National Summer Meet has been altered following the coronavirus outbreak. Both the British Summer Championships and the Swim England National Summer Meet are, at this time, still scheduled to go ahead in July. As the spread of coronavirus has led to a number of

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Swim England cancels events due to coronavirus outbreak

Swim England has cancelled a number of forthcoming events due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The decision has been taken following the Government’s announcement to implement increased social distancing, avoid crowds gathering and carrying out any unnecessary travel. All competitions organised by the national governing body that are scheduled to be held between now and

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Wavepower 2020-23: Child safeguarding policy and procedures for clubs

To help clubs ensure they have good with child welfare procedures Swim England have produce a new edition of  Wavepower, their child safeguarding policies and procedures publication. Wavepower must be adopted by all Swim England affiliated clubs and organisations. The aim of Wavepower is to safeguard all children in line with current legislation, regulations and

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Swim England advice and guidance regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Swim England has issued the following advice regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and wellbeing of anyone who takes part in any aquatic activity is of paramount importance to everyone at Swim England. This is a fast changing situations so please checks regularly for the latest information. You can also sign up for email alerts from

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