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Swimming is an excellent form of exercise as it gives a full-body workout.

An Overview of Swimming

Because the density of the human body is very similar to that of water, the body is supported by the water meaning less stress is placed on joints and bones. Therefore, swimming is frequently used as an exercise in rehabilitation after injuries and is suitable for all ages.

Whether you're thinking of learning for the first time or returning to swimming after a few years - whether you'd like to join a club and try competitive swimming or just get in the water for leisure, take the plunge and Go Swim!

Find Swimming Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

Swim England

Contact Name
Swim England headquarters
Contact Email
customerservices@swimming.org
Contact Telephone
01509 618 700

British Swimming

Contact Name
British Swimming
Contact Email
customerservices@swimming.org
Contact Telephone
01509 618 700

York St John Students' Union

York St John University is situated in the heart of York. With around 7,000 students, the Students Union boast 27 sports clubs for students to join.

Bedale Sharks

An inclusive and friendly swimming/water polo club for children and young people. All are welcome, from those who simply want to develop their skills and fitness, to those who want to swim or play water polo competitively.

Richmond Dales Amateur Swimming Club

Competitive swimming club based in Richmond and Catterick. We take swimmers from age 6 upwards and provide coaching at all levels from swim skill development to National cometitors and beyond.

Yorkshire Vikings Triathlon Team

Yorkshire Vikings is a team offering Competitive Swimming, Triathlon, Biathlon and Open water swimming coaching in Selby and Surrounding areas.

ASA North East Region Funding Scheme 2015-2017

The ASA North East Region is pleased to announce a funding scheme for affiliated clubs looking to achieve greater success in aquatics within the North East Region.

The Region are looking to invest in projects, clubs and networks which support the delivery of the outcomes of the 2013-2017 business plan. These will need to demonstrate how they will focus on the delivery of one or more of the following themes: Governance, Talent, Workforce, Participation and Clubs.

All applications will need to demonstrate Need, Impact, Deliverability and Sustainability and have some match funding and/or 'value in kind' funding

Swimming Instructors

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and qualified Swimming Instructor to join the team at Queens Leisure Centre. The role will be to deliver a variety of swimming sessions to all age ranges and abilities. We are looking for a vibrant and enthusiastic instructor that has a passion and drive to increase participation in our Learn to Swim programme