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Funding available for grassroots sports clubs in need

Cash4Clubs have teamed up with Made by Sport to offer the opportunity for community sports clubs and organisations across the UK to receive £2021 in unrestricted support, through the ‘Clubs In Crisis’ fund. Applications open on 21 April with grants of up to £2,021 available to all sports clubs who meet the criteria. More information

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Open Water taster sessions – 8th & 9th May

Whether you’re new to open water or a seasoned pro, our sessions will provide skill and technical tuition within small groups, differentiated by age & ability. The sessions are being organised on 8th May at Herts Young Mariners Base, Cheshunt and on 9th May at Merchant Taylor’s School, Northwood. They are designed to provide an

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Reopening of indoor pools will be a ‘welcome relief’ to millions

Swim England chief executive Jane Nickerson said confirmation that indoor pools will reopen on Monday 12 April would be a ‘welcome relief’ to millions of people. At an Easter Monday press conference, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Step 2 of the roadmap out of the coronavirus national lockdown would go ahead as planned. That will

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Tickets now on sale for Swim England Foundation Coach Conference 2021

Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural Swim England Foundation Coach Conference 2021. Open to coaches and teachers, the conference will feature the chance to quiz elite athletes who will share their club experiences, top tips for attracting and retaining new members and working with parents in sport. It takes place virtually on Sunday

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Swim England delighted NSPCC Close the Loophole campaign is successful

Swim England chief executive Jane Nickerson has praised a national campaign for helping to protect 16 and 17-year-olds, with the Government set to close a loophole in the law. The Ministry of Justice has announced the Positions of Trust law, which currently applies to roles like teachers and social workers, will be extended as part

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Statement issued on 2021 British Swimming Championships

The following statement has been issued by British Swimming regarding the forthcoming 2021 British Swimming Championships. British Swimming has unveiled a number of changes to its flagship annual swimming meet, following the unveiling of the UK Government’s roadmap on Monday 22 February. Due to the ongoing COVID restrictions, continued uncertainty around the exact timetable of easing

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