As we pack the wetsuits, flags and banners away for another year, we look back at the success of Swim Safe 2015.
The new Government must continue to work with experts to raise awareness of the benefits of swimm
As we pack the wetsuits, flags and banners away for another year, we look back at the success of Swim Safe 2015.
The British Swimming Team signed off from their most successful World Championship campaign with a total of nine medals including five golds and two world records.
Great Britain won their first ever World Championship men’s relay title to claim a fifth gold medal of the Kazan 2015 World Championships on day six in Russia.
On the eve of the FINA World Championships in Russia British Swimming Performance Director Chris Spice has highlighted the importance of the relays to the future of the sport.
The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) will receive the Partnerships Award at the RNLI’s Annual Presentation of Awards (APA) today for their part in the joint delivery of an innovative free programme to equip children with the skills to swim safely in open water.
The ASA and the British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) have today announced an exciting new partnership that will see more children learning to snorkel and enjoying aquatic sports.
Following the outcome of the 2015 General Election, ASA Chief Executive Adam Paker has said he is looking forward to continuing to work with the new Government to raise awareness of the benefits of swimming and aquatic sports.
Over 21 per cent of adults in England are unable to swim, according to statistics released today (23 March) by the ASA.
ASA Chief Executive Adam Paker has welcomed Sport England’s continued investment in swimming and aquatics following confirmation that over £6 million investment is available to the ASA to grow participation over the next two years.
English water polo players have helped the Great Britain Under-17 Girls Water Polo team reach the qualification standard required for the inaugural European Games in Baku.
Everyone Active has become the first national facility operator to gain the ASA quality mark for its Learn to Swim programme.
The world’s diving elite will return to the London Aquatics Centre on 1-3 May 2015 for the FINA/NVC Diving World Series.
Tom Daley returned to Plymouth and took back his British title on the final day of the British Gas Championships.
Double Commonwealth Champion Jack Laugher won his second British title of the British Gas Diving Championships on day two of competition in Plymouth
Chris Mears and Jack Laugher won their first British title as a synchro pair after winning the 3m Synchro on the first day of competition at the British Gas Diving Championships in Plymouth.
The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) has today launched a new project aimed at enhancing the swimming experience of those living with dementia.
Commonwealth Champion Jazz Carlin has moved to the British Gas National Centre, Bath where she will base her preparations towards the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Commonwealth and European Champion Jazz Carlin has been named British Swimming Athlete of the Year after the public chose their 2014 champion from a pool of outstanding achievers
British swimmers will battle for the chance to add World Championship honours to Commonwealth and European glories when they face the rest of the world in Qatar this week.
The British Gas GBR Swimming Team returned home from a successful World Championships (25m) in Doha with eight medals to bring 2014 to a close – a year of significant progress for the sport.
Adam Peaty won his second individual silver medal and third overall as Great Britain concluded the FINA World Championships (25m) in Doha with a total of eight medals.
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor claimed her third silver medal of the meet when she finished second in the 200m Individual Medley in a new British Record at the FINA World Short-Course Championships in Doha.
James Guy demolished the British Record in the 400m Freestyle as he and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor both claimed silver medals to increase Great Britain’s haul to six at the FINA World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha
Adam Peaty, Jazz Carlin and the 4x50m Mixed Relay squad all claimed silver medals as Great Britain took their total to four at the World Short-Course Championships in Doha.
Hannah Miley won Great Britain’s first medal of the World Short-Course Championships as she took bronze in the 400m Individual Medley at the Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha.
The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) is calling on primary schools and politicians to show their commitment to school swimming as new figures reveal that 45 per cent of primary school children are unable to swim 25 metres despite it being a national curriculum requirement.
British Swimming has announced its 2015 performance squads for Podium and Podium Potential athletes who will receive direct support from UK Sport through the World Class Performance Programme.
Britain’s swimmers will look to bring an impressive year to a close when they compete for the right to be crowned World Champion.
Multi-Paralympic medallist Rob Welbourn has announced his retirement from swimming after ten years at the top of the sport.
One of the country’s most experienced divers, Nick Robinson-Baker, has announced his retirement from the sport he has competed in for over ten years.
The British Gas GBR Swimming team signed off from their most successful European Championships with a total of 9 golds and 24 medals in total.
Francesca Halsall and Adam Peaty both took gold medals on the penultimate day of the European Championships to add to the British Gas GBR Swimming team’s impressive medal tally.
Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley improved his prelim performance to win silver at the European Championships in Berlin.
Sarah Barrow became Great Britain’s first female individual European Champion since 1927 with an impressive performance at the European Championships in Berlin.
Adam Peaty set a new 50m Breaststroke World record and Molly Renshaw claimed silver in the 200m Breaststroke on day five of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin.
Jazz Carlin scored her first individual European medal with gold in the 800m Freestyle as she dominated the second half of the race at the European Championships in Berlin.
Roberto Pavoni won bronze in the 200m Individual Medley at the European Championships in Berlin.
The British Gas GBR Swimming team set a new Mixed Relay World Record and added seven medals, including three golds, on day two of the 2014 European Championships in Berlin.
The British Gas GBR Swimming team opened their European Championship campaign with two bronze medals.
Daniel Fogg secured gold on the opening day of the European Open Water Swimming Championships in Berlin.
The British Gas GBR Para-Swimming team exceeded their medal target with a performance that saw them win 73 medals including 30 golds at the IPC Swimming European Championships.
The British Gas GBR Para-Swimming team secured five gold medals on the penultimate day of competition at the IPC Swimming European Championships to take their gold medal total to 26 ahead of the final day.
The British Gas GBR Para-Swimming team won four golds, five silvers and three bronze medals on the fifth day of the IPC Swimming European Championships.
Double Paralympic Champion Ellie Simmonds broke her own world record in the SM6 200m Individual Medley at the IPC Swimming European Championships.
Charlotte Henshaw has been forced to pull out of the IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.
On day two of the IPC Swimming European Championships the British Gas GBR Para-Swimming team secured five gold medals and a total of eight medals through the two sessions.
The British Gas GBR Para-Swimming Team secured three golds, three silvers and two bronze medals on the first day of competition at the IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.
England’s divers won three medals including two golds on the opening day of the diving competition at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Ben Proud completed the sprint double and the men’s Medley Relay team won gold on the final day of the swimming competition at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
England walked away with five swimming medals on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The Team England Swimming Team is making final preparations before the start of the Commonwealth Games aquatics programme on Thursday (24 July).
British Swimming is calling on Minister for Sport Helen Grant to listen to calls for the support of women’s sport after a brave British Water Polo team went down fighting at the European Championships.
Daniel Jervis and Matthew Wylie won gold on the second day of the LEN European Junior Swimming Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands.
Kyle Kothari won his first title at the European Junior Championships as the Brits signed off from the prestigious competition with a total of seven medals.
Lois Toulson won her first international title after winning the Platform event at the European Junior Diving Championships in Italy.
Sam Thornton collected the British Gas GBR Diving Team’s second medal of the 2014 European Junior Diving Championships with 1m Springboard bronze on the second day in Bergamo.
Britain’s best swimmers signed off from the Mare Nostrum in Barcelona with 13 medals including three golds and two Championships records.
Tom Daley finished fifth on his competitive return to London Aquatics Centre on the final day of the 2014 FINA/NVC Diving World Series.
The British Gas GBR Para-Swimming Team has been named for the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.
The British Gas GBR Women’s Water Polo team stunned world champions Spain to win their final 2014 FINA World League match 9-7 in Manchester.
The final day of the British Gas Synchro Championships 2014 saw explosive performances across the domestic and international entries.
British Swimming has notified UK Sport of its intention to appeal the withdrawal of funding from the women’s Olympic sports of Synchronised Swimming and Water Polo.
British Swimming has unveiled plans to launch two national centres that will provide the foundation for the sport across Great Britain as it continues to prepare for the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Following Tom Daley’s announcement this morning, British Swimming and the ASA have issued the statements below:
Future investment within Scotland and Wales has been agreed following close consultation between British Swimming, Scottish Swimming and Swim Wales.
British Swimming has announced the Podium and Podium Potential squads of athletes who will receive direct support from UK Sport through the World Class Performance Programme for 2014.
Double Commonwealth Champion James Goddard will not defend his titles in Glasgow next summer after deciding to retire from the sport following an international swimming career spanning 12 years.
Jon Rudd has been named as the head coach for the England Swimming Team that will head to Glasgow next summer ready to fight for honours at the Commonwealth Games.
Rob Greenwood has been appointed Head Coach of the new look British Para-Swimming programme.
British Swimming will bring together high-ranking officials from European aquatics sports this month when they host the first ever LEN Congress Conference and Exhibition in Edinburgh.
British Swimming has appointed Tim Jones, former Head of Performance Sport at British Gymnastics, as the Head of Performance Pathway for Swimming.
The GBR Men’s Water Polo Management group will host the third and final qualification tournament for the LEN European Championships 2014.
Britain’s elite junior swimmers have landed and are making their final preparations for the World Junior Swimming Championships in Dubai which starts on Monday 26th August.
Are you a talented swimmer with a disability? Have you, or someone you know, been inspired by the fantastic achievements in the pool at the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships where British Swimmers won 55 medals?
The ASA is the English national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water and synchronised swimming. It provides strategic leadership for swimming, working in close partnership with facility owners and operators to deliver three key objectives:
More people learning to swim
More people swimming regularly
More medals on the world stage, across all aquatic sports.