Complaining about murky water and insufficient available pool time, students and faculty are pushing for a new natatorium – the technical term for indoor swimming facilities – on campus, lobbying the shared governing bodies of the University and the Athletics Advisory Committees. On March 8, the University Assembly overwhelmingly passedRead More →

At more than $100 per term and long waiting lists, swimming lessons are a “huge” financial burden on families, said Water Safety chief executive Daniel Gerrard. But a former Olympic swimming coach and swimming school owner says the price of life doesn’t even compare, while another swimming teacher says swimmingRead More →

With the closure of pools and sports facilities during the pandemic having significantly limited access to swimming lessons, the Y Victoria has launched “Destination Summer”, a water safety awareness campaign that emphasizes the importance of develop swimming skills in preparation for summer and after COVID lockdowns. Launched on November 1,Read More →

Parents and swim teachers in St George and Sutherland Shire have applauded the state government’s decision to provide $ 100 swimming learning vouchers to preschoolers. The program, which applies to children aged three to six, is similar to the successful Active Kids program. Ashlie Olson said having three children, agedRead More →

news, local news, swimming lessons, state government, alan anderson, children alive make the five The NSW State Government announced $ 100 vouchers for swimming lessons, available to children aged three to six. The vouchers follow the well-received Active Kids program to promote healthy lifestyles and exercise for children and families.Read More →

Young people learning to swim in Aberdeenshire will have the chance to make up for lost time with Live Life Aberdeenshire’s Learn to Swim program continuing throughout the summer. Normally, the Learn to Swim program only takes place during school term, with intensive courses offered at local swimming pools duringRead More →

With SwimSafer week starting today, Swim Australia is launching ‘Swim It Forward’, an initiative to get more at-risk children to take swimming lessons. Swim Australia is concerned about new research showing parents are putting their children at risk by not prioritizing swimming lessons. Commissioned by Swim Australia, the SwimSafer reportRead More →

Even after passing all the important Yale entrance requirements — SATs, interviews, essays, and high school transcripts — one last test awaited me: swimming. Yale men not only had to be academically competent and physically upright; they also had to know how to swim along the pool at the PayneRead More →