Total Swimming News Archive

Action urged to teach children to swim


Almost a third of 11-year-olds in England leave primary school unable to swim, a representative sample of 1,000 parents of Year 6 pupils suggests. ...

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Drowning rise follows drop in swim lessons


One in three primary school leavers cannot swim, raising concerns that a lack of know-how is responsible for a rise in the number of drownings.&nbs...

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1 in 5 adults unable to swim


“Up to nine million adults - 20 per cent of men and 22 per cent of women over the age of 14 - are unable to swim” claims the national g...

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School Sport Funding Doubled!


We are excited to announce that the Department of Education have confirmed that the Primary PE and School Sport funding will be doubled for the ...

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All About Family Magazine interview with Steve Parry


All About Family had a chat to our boss Steve Parry, Liverpool born Olympic medallist, European Champion and Managing Director of Total Swimming ab...

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Swim England Report: The Health & Wellbeing Benefits of Swimming


Not only is swimming an important lifesaving skill for your child, Swim England have now released a new study with evidence showing that swimmers l...

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What NOT to do if your child is drowning


Total Swimming are highlighting the importance of teaching your child to swim. But what should we do or avoid doing if our little ones ever find th...

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Drowning Prevention Week


“One person drowns every 20 hours in the UK and hundreds more suffer life changing injuries through near drowning” say the RLSS UK for ...

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Total Swimmer of the Month


It’s a tough ask to decide which of our fantastic swimmers are named Total Swimmer of the Month – so we chose two! Both our swimmer...

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We've taught over 40,000 London children to swim!


Between 2009-2017 Total Swimming has been honoured to deliver the Mayor of London’s Make A Splash programme, with 36 modular swimming pools b...

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