As part of National Volunteers’ Week Swim England East Region would like to say a big thank you to all our volunteers that give up their time to help our clubs, counties and the region. Check out our social media channels to see our clubs also saying thank you!
As we are sure you are aware, on Wednesday 27th May Swim England issued a statement cancelling all national events scheduled to take place in latter part of 2020. In respect of swimming, this included the Swim England National Winter Championships, traditionally the culmination of the domestic short course swimming season. Last week, FINA also
Following the announcement by Swim England that all national events are cancelled until the end of the year, Swim England East Region has taken the decision to cancel the following competitions: Masters Championships, planned for 27th September 2020 Disability Championships, planned for 11th October 2020 Short Course Swimming Championships, planned for 6th, 7th and 8th
Swim England has today announced that all national competitions have been cancelled for the remainder of 2020. The region’s management team will now review and provide an update for region competition in due course.
Spaces are still avalable on the Swimming Coach Conference on 6 June. It is free to attend and is being held virtually by the Swim England Swimming Talent Team, plus special guests. For a place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 29 May. A timetable of topics is available to download.
Swim England had teamed up with British Triathlon and the Royal Lifesaving Society UK to produce some guidance around open water swimming in relation to the recent Government announcement that open water swimming is now possible. Further information can be found on the Swim England website.
Since lockdown started and the use of online platforms such as Zoom has increased, Swim England has issued advice and guidance to clubs and members on good practice. The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has also issued another warning around serious safeguarding risks as a result of a growing trend
Sport England has announced a £195 million package to help sport and physical activity through Coronavirus. This package consists of: A new £20 million Community Emergency Fund, which is open now for local club and community organisations to bid for grants between £300 and £10,000. A new £5 million fund for existing Sport England partners facing specific and immediate financial difficulty. £55 million put aside to support
UPDATED JULY 2020 All competitions are now cancelled until 31st December 2020. Following the decision of British Swimming and Swim England to cancel national competitions planned for the summer, Swim England East Region has cancelled all regional competitions until 31st August. This decision impacts the following regional competitions: Regional Swimming Summer Meet Artistic Swimming Regional
Guidance from Swim England regarding land work undertaken at home can be found here. It is important club coaches take note of this. Swim England’s Talent Team will be posting up regular videos on their Youtube page which can be found here. This will include some land based exercises.