Tag: swim

  • Entry opens to “once in a lifetime opportunity” to swim next to Urquhart Castle

    ENTRY is now open to an event that will give a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to swim in Scotland’s second-largest loch, next to a castle dating back to the 1200s. Taking place on the evening of Saturday 22 June, after the Summer Solstice, the Loch Ness Cruise & Swim has been organised by outdoor…

  • New wave of teachers needed to create ‘generation swim’

    National campaign launched to combat swim teacher shortage TEACHERS who are playing a vital role in creating ‘Generation Swim’ – a generation of safe and competent swimmers – are being celebrated across the country as part of a Scotland-wide recruitment drive. The team behind the Learn to Swim National Framework has launched the recruitment campaign…

  • Learn to Swim partnership goes from length to length  

    Over 76,000 kids dive in to weekly lessons   A VITAL national swimming framework has celebrated its fifth year, creating the next generation of safe swimmers with over 76,000 children from across the country taking part in weekly lessons.   The National Learn to Swim Framework – a partnership between Scottish Swimming and Scottish Water –  has…

  • Scotland’s swim leaders dive in to build on next wave

    National swim conference sets new record A RECORD number of experts dedicated to delivering vital swimming lessons in Scotland have united to discuss the next steps in creating “generation swim”.  This year’s National Learn to Swim Conference welcomed 32 local authorities, leisure trusts and aquatic providers to share learnings and promote the country’s vital National Framework.   The leading…