Parent information

Parent talk at Regional Championships

This page is designed to be a one stop resource for parents of swimmers in our Region. Its a place where parents can easily find the information they want to provide their swimmers with the support they need to reach their personal goals.

We have bought together resources that will be helpful to most parents. If you have a specific question that isn’t fully answered here please ask our team via the contact page.

Helpful videos

Swim England East Region have produced a number of short videos to help parents of Age Group swimmers prepare their swimmers and help them to understand the issues they may face. The videos are available on our YouTube channel.

Information On 18+ Swimming

The East Region and many programmes around the country have opportunities for 18+ swimmers. We have put together a short presentation that will hopefully offer some guidance and useful contact information.

18+ Swimming East Region

Off the Blocks is a free, online resource developed by British Swimming that provides practical advice and information for parents, athletes and coaches. The site contains videos of good practice and some helpful information sheets. We have included their lifestyle and nutrition sheets below.

Lifestyle information

Introduction to performance lifestyle

Top tips for parents

The ideal swimming parent

Nutrition information

Five ways with bananas

Eating at competitions

Eating for a rest day

Eat well to train well

Cereal bars