National Governing Bodies

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Swim England

Swim England is the national governing body for swimming in England. It helps people learn how to swim, enjoy the water safely, and compete in all aquatic sports.

Swim England’s vision is of a nation swimming and it strives to inspire everyone to enjoy the water in the way that suits them. Each month millions of people are able to enjoy swimming, diving, water polo and synchronised swimming, having been through the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme.   Swim England also supports its members, clubs and athletes, and runs qualification and education programmes to develop the workforce. For more information visit

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Swim Wales

Swim Wales is the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Masters Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Synchronised Swimming and Water Polo in Wales. Swimming is a sport for everyone and we are committed to developing the sport in an inclusive, equitable and fair way.
Our vision at Swim Wales is to be ‘A world leading NGB delivering excellence, inspiring our nation to enjoy, participate, learn, and compete in Welsh Swimming’
Every day we look to inspire our members & delivery partners in the development of Swimming, providing leadership and expert support, resulting in more people participating in Wales and reaching their full potential.

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Scottish Swimming

Scottish Swimming is the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Open Water, Synchronised Swimming and Water Polo in Scotland. Our objectives focus on four key areas:

Participation – to get more people swimming for leisure, health and fun.

Development – to improve the delivery of swimming in Scotland through the development of learn to swim, clubs, volunteers, teachers and coaches and community partnerships.

Performance – to improve the performance results of our Scottish swimmers through coaching and through our continuously evolving performance programme.

Corporate Services – to lead a cutting edge organisation that supports our development, healthy living, and performance initiatives, including the attraction of resources to invest in our sport.

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