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How you can help support Swim England’s #SaveOurPools campaign

Swim England is encouraging its members, clubs, swim schools – and everyone who uses a pool, to get behind our campaign and support our efforts to ensure the Government provides additional support for swimming pools and leisure centres. These facilities are crucial parts of local communities. Not only are they the homes of our swimming,

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National Winter Championships 2022 qualification period extended

Following a review, Swim England’s Swimming Leadership Group have voted to change the qualification period for the 2022 Swim England National Winter Championships. The decision has been taken after feedback from coaches and swimmers noted that the opportunities to reach the qualification times have been severely restricted by the Covid-19 lockdown period. There was little

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Swim England running Fundraising, Sponsorship and Grant Funding webinar

The second of Swim England’s Financial Sustainability webinars takes place at 6pm on Monday 14 November. Fundraising, Sponsorship and Grant Funding will be the focus of the webinar which looks to support clubs and provide guidance during these economically challenging times. The sessions were set up following the launch of the Club Financial Toolkit back

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Change in technical officials training and uniform guidance confirmed

Following a review at a recent meeting of Swim England’s Swimming Leadership Group there has been an update to the training processes and uniform requirements for technical officials. Technical officials have an important role to play in ensuring a fair and level playing field for all athletes’ in the sport from club level right through

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Great team swims at National County Team Championships

Last Sunday saw the County take a team of 28 swimmers to the National County Team Championship which was held at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.  The team initially met up the week before for a training session at St Albans Boys School.  Whilst a normal Saturday would see swimmers competing against each other this session

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County team named for National County Team Championships

We are excited to be sending a team to the National County Team Championships at Ponds Forge on 2nd October. The team is made up of a maximum of 30 swimmers from three age groups: Boys and Girls 12/13 years Boys and Girls 14/15 years Boys and Girls 16/17 years They are supported by the Coaches, two Team

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Nominations for the 2022 Swim England Hall of Fame are open

Swim England is inviting suggestions for athletes, coaches and volunteers who could be inducted into its Hall of Fame. Nominations are encouraged across all disciplines and can be submitted by individuals, clubs, counties, regions and wider organisations. The Swim England Hall of Fame was set up as part of the national governing body’s 150th anniversary

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Swim England Technical Official of the Year

This award recognises a Swim England Technical Official, of any discipline, whose contribution is seen as invaluable and their efforts are instrumental in the work to support the delivery of aquatic sport through technical officiating. Their volunteering is making a positive impact and this volunteer is a great example of a role model for others.

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Watford A win Hitchin junior water polo tournament

The Hitchin Junior Water Polo Tournament (2008 and younger) held on 11th June at the Letchworth Outdoor Pool with eight teams competing for the title. The tournament was designed as a friendly, yet still competitive environment for younger players to experience matches within a tournament setting. Fundamentally, this was designed for developing players, many of whom

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