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The latest news from Swim Wales realting to all Welsh Aquatic matters. If it’s new, you’ll find it here.

  • Operators call for School Swimming to remain a key part of the curriculum

    26 May 2022

    Operators call for School Swimming to remain a key part of the curriculum

    Operators call for School Swimming to remain a key part of the curriculum
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    Operators provide a safe environment for children to enjoy their aquatic journey. On day six of Get Into Learn to Swim week 2022, we hear from our network of operators from across Wales about why they continue to provide school swimming opportunities, and why it should remain a key part of the new curriculum.

    Category
    Diving, Education, Swimming, Synchro, Water Polo
    Region
    National
  • Swim Teachers unite for Get Into Learn to Swim Week

    24 May 2022

    Swim Teachers unite for Get Into Learn to Swim Week

    Swim Teachers unite for Get Into Learn to Swim Week
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    Swim teachers play a crucial role in ensuring children become water competent. The teacher workforce takes children through their aquatic journey, often from complete novices, to confident swimmers who can safely enjoy the water.

    Category
    Diving, Education, Swimming, Synchro, Water Polo
    Region
    National
  • School teachers highlight importance of Water Competence

    23 May 2022

    School teachers highlight importance of Water Competence

    School teachers highlight importance of Water Competence
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    School teachers shine a light on the importance of school swimming and the lifesaving skills it can provide.

    Category
    Diving, Education, Swimming, Synchro, Water Polo
    Region
    National
  • What is Water Competence?

    20 May 2022

    What is Water Competence?

    What is Water Competence?
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    The theme of this year's Get into Lean to Swim Week is Water Competence and the Curriculum, but what exactly do we mean when we say Water Competence? Read on to find out more.

    Category
    Diving, Education, Swimming, Synchro, Water Polo
    Region
    National
  • Swim Wales partners with Out & Wild Festival

    27 Apr 2022

    Swim Wales partners with Out & Wild Festival

    Swim Wales partners with Out & Wild Festival
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    Swim Wales announces partnership with Out & Wild Wellness Festival.

    Category
    Diving, Education, Swimming, Synchro, Water Polo
    Region
    National
  • Lockdown drove Swansea mum to swim Channel

    21 Apr 2022

    Lockdown drove Swansea mum to swim Channel

    Lockdown drove Swansea mum to swim Channel
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    A Swansea mum has swum the English Channel after braving the elements for the first time during lockdown.

    Category
    Swimming
    Region
    National
  • Welsh trio heading to World Championships

    14 Apr 2022

    Welsh trio heading to World Championships

    Welsh trio heading to World Championships
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    The Welsh trio of Daniel Jervis, Matthew Richards and Medi Harris have been selected to represent Great Britain at this summer’s FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

    Category
    Swimming
    Region
    International
  • Heathwood Academy launch Swim Wales framework

    13 Apr 2022

    Heathwood Academy launch Swim Wales framework

    Heathwood Academy launch Swim Wales framework
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    Swim Wales are excited to share that Heathwood Swimming Academy have launched the Learn to Swim Wales framework in their learn to swim programme.

    Category
    Swimming
    Region
    South East Wales
  • British Champions crowned and Welsh Records broken at British Swimming Championships

    11 Apr 2022

    British Champions crowned and Welsh Records broken at British Swimming Championships

    British Champions crowned and Welsh Records broken at British Swimming Championships
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    British champions were crowned and Welsh records were smashed on the final days of the British Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge.

    Category
    Swimming
    Region
    International
  • Jervis does the double on British Swimming Championships Day Three

    08 Apr 2022

    Jervis does the double on British Swimming Championships Day Three

    Jervis does the double on British Swimming Championships Day Three
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    There were more victories and records on Day Three of the British Swimming Championships.

    Category
    Swimming
    Region
    International