Information on regional development activities, Swim 21, County Sports Partnerships and volunteering.

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Developing aquatics - creating excellence


  • Ensure everyone has the opportunity to learn to swim
  • Ensure everyone can achieve their personal goals
  • Ensure that everyone can enjoy swimming as part of a healthy lifestyle
  • Ensure that we achieve gold medal success

The region has produced a four year strategy, which will be published on approval) and a one year operational plan.

The work of the region is driven through the professional officers supported by a team of part time officers in county sports partnerships and the volunteers of the region.

ASA Everyday Swim website

The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) has launched a brand new Everyday Swim website that celebrates its pioneering programmes and provides useful information for anyone interested in swimming.

Aimed at facility operators, local government and swimming professionals as well as members of the public that want to know more about taking up swimming or find out about different types of activities available, provides a great swimming resource.

Big Splash

News of the UK’s largest ever swimming campaign. Visit to find out how you, your club, school and local pool operator can get involved.

Swim Active

Kellogg’s Swim Active is a UK-wide programme to provide young people and their families with easier access to swimming facilities. It aims to break down the barriers which prevent people participating to ensure everybody has the opportunity to enjoy swimming as part of a healthy balanced lifestyle.


Information on County Sports Partnership activities in the south west.


News for volunteers and to their support recruitment, training and retention.

Training Course

In this section you will find information on and an application form for the course at Bryanston School, Blandford from 12 to 18 August 2012. You can also discover more below about the 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006 courses and view group photos below.

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