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New Statistics reveal more than 14 million adults in England cannot swim

New Statistics reveal more than 14 million adults in England cannot swim

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:23

One in three adults in England cannot swim according to new statistics released today.

Now Swim England is to highlight the benefits of swimming as a valuable life skill in a nationwide drive to encourage more adults to take the plunge and learn how to... Read More »

Tri Summer aims to get people active with swim, bike and run

Tri Summer aims to get people active with swim, bike and run

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 09:58

Tri Summer offers people the chance to sign up for three different distances – Sprint, Standard and Middle – which they can complete in their own time throughout a six-week period.

Following on from the success of Tri January, the new campaign... Read More »

New Primary School Swim Network in Dorset

New Primary School Swim Network in Dorset

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 10:18

Swim England visited Dorset in May to discuss the county's provision of primary school swimming lessons. Representatives from BH Live, Everyone Active, 1610 Dorchester and Bridport Leisure Centre attended and held discussions with Swim England, the Youth... Read More »

Over 660 Participants at Dorset School Games Spring Festivals!

Over 660 Participants at Dorset School Games Spring Festivals!

Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 11:26

A combined total of over 660 participants and 112 leaders from 55 different schools took part in the Dorset School Games Spring Festivals in March and April.

The sun was shining for the first of the Spring Festivals, which was held in the wonderful grounds... Read More »

Primary school swimming and water safety

Primary school swimming and water safety

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 09:52

DfE continues its focus on raising attainment in primary school swimming and water safety. New, free resource packs for primary schools have been published by Swim England and the Swim Group. These provide schools and swimming providers with a comprehensive... Read More »

Entries Open for the British Blind Sport National Youth Swimming Gala 2019

Entries Open for the British Blind Sport National Youth Swimming Gala 2019

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:18

British Blind Sport is pleased to confirm the 2019 date for the charity's National Youth Swimming Gala as Saturday 30th March. The prestigious event will take place in the West Midlands at the University of Birmingham's Sport & Fitness Centre, Edgbaston... Read More »

Downing Street hosts business owners for Small Business Saturday

Downing Street hosts business owners for Small Business Saturday

Posted: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:02

Amelia Hooley who runs Southern Cygnet Swim School in Wimborne and other small business owners from the length and breadth of the UK visited Downing Street last Thursday 30th November 2017 to mark Small Business Saturday, which took place last Saturday,... Read More »

School celebrated for swimming success

School celebrated for swimming success

Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:41

The partnership between a local primary school and leisure centre is being celebrated after its commitment to keeping children safe was recognised at a national level.

Hillbourne Primary School has been named the runner-up in the Primary School of the... Read More »

Get free lifeguard training and begin a career in leisure industry

Get free lifeguard training and begin a career in leisure industry

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:37

Currently employing more than 1,600 people across the region, BH Live is a social enterprise and operates award winning event venues and leisure facilities across Bournemouth, Poole and Portsmouth.

It delivers 900 weekly group exercise classes including... Read More »

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