Disabilities

News and information on swimming with a disability Competitive, learning and social opportunities designed to encourage particpation and boost enjoyment.

View 2002 IPC Swimming promotion film (4m 51s flashplayer required to view). The next Paralympic Games are in London in 2012. The 2009 IPC Swimming European Chamionships are in Reykjavík, Iceland

Matthew Whorwood and Jonathan Fox

2012 Paralympian swimming hopefuls Matthew Whorwood and Jonathan Fox were on hand to support and encourage at the Roadshow

Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE)

Congratulations to David Hill (Kelly College) and Kate Grey (Thornbury), who competed recently* in the IPC World Championships in Durban. David, Kate and Lauren Giddings (Kelly College) have recently been invited onto the Disability AASE programme.

Who is AASE aimed at?

This qualification offers the first opportunity for elite and potentially elite athletes to get a proper recognition of the skills, knowledge and understanding they are developing / gaining in their quest for excellence.

Disability Liaison

Disability Liaison Officers who are the point of contact in each County for all disability issues. These Officers work with our regional development team and Regional Representative. In the light of ASA changes and the new Playground to Podium initiative the Region is adopting a different approach to disability development.

Lyndsey Hollands, ASA Playground to Podium officer (Lyndsey.Hollands@swimming.org / 07909951896) provides reports to the Board and Development Committee.

Disability Competitions

Information on inclusive and disability competitions

Are you interested in getting more involved in disability swimming? Can you swim 15m or more? Yes! Then please download, complete and return the Disability Swimming Tracker ID form to be sent more information about how to get involved.

Disability Development Plans

Information on plans to develop opportunities for people with a disability to particpate in and enjoy aquatic sport

Disability Results

Disability competition results

Disability Downloads

Other documents on Disability swimming available for download

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