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Extra £5m for Active Together crowdfunding partnership

Since May 2020, Sport England have been running a successful crowdfunding initiative called Active Together, helping sports clubs and other organisations to set up and run their own crowdfunding campaigns to help sustain themselves through the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. Initially with a £1 million budget from the National Lottery, Active Together was designed to help with

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Deadline to complete Judge 1 training course reinstated

Poolside practical sessions of the Swimming Officials Judge 1 training are being resumed after being put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. The move has been described as an ‘important step forward’ for volunteers who are working towards the qualification. Since the beginning of 2020, the training has included an online theory session followed

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British duo win first mixed medal at European Youth Championships

Maxwell Sewell and Elena Smith-Fernandez have won Great Britain’s first-ever mixed duet medal at the inaugural European Youth Artistic Swimming Championships. The duo were part of a six-strong British team taking part in the competition in Rijeka, Croatia. Sewell and Smith-Fernandez took third spot in the event with a score of 125.8776 – 18.0381 behind gold

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New 2021-22 para-swimming consideration policy published by Swim England

A ‘more inclusive and integrated’ consideration policy has been developed by the Swim England Para-swimming Talent Team – which will see new athletes being invited onto the programme at the beginning of next year. The aim of the talent programme is to develop athletes’ attributes to progress onto British Para-Swimming World Class progress and perform

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Swim England Senior Swimming Coach Applications Open

Applications are now open for the 2021 Swim England Senior Swimming Coach programme. The Senior Coach Programme will equip you with the tools to create and develop individualised programmes and optimise the performance levels of aspiring athletes, at both youth and senior level. For more information.

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Beginning of Pride Month marks official relaunch of Pride in Water

An organisation which plays a crucial role in increasing support, visibility and engagement of the LGBTQ+ community in aquatic sports is being relaunched. Swim England is proud to be supporting the official relaunch of Pride in Water, which coincides with the beginning of Pride Month – a celebration of LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. Pride

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Artistic Swimming Taster Weekend

Taster sessions on 11th, 12th & 13th June Try Artistic (Synchronised) swimming at one of our taster events. It is a great way to make new friends and have fun while you develop new skills and stay fit The taster sessions are open to girls and boys. If you enjoy swimming, dancing, gymnastics or being part

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