Whilst we can’t get in the swimming pool to support people at the moment, we thought we would use this opportunity to share some knowledge. This is an open space, so if you have ideas for a topic or feedback, please do get in touch. We want to hear from you.
Swimming is an enjoyable experience for most people, but it can bring even better benefits for people with disabilities.
In the second part of our accessing swimming pools we look at getting in the water once you are at the pool.
We look at the special needs of people with disabilities when accessing swimming pools. First up, getting to and from the venue.
WeSwim volunteers Magali, Meena and Kornelia joined forces with swimmer Ramin to complete an amazing 11km swim for ‘My Swimathon’
Learning how to easily float in the water is one of the essential elements of learning to enjoy swimming and overcome any fears.
Pimlico Puffins swimmer Brandon talks about swimming with Asperger Syndrome and provides tips for working with swimmers with autism.
Find out how lockdown has impacted Ramin and how he has still managed to swim thanks to WeSwim volunteer Magali.
WeSwim volunteer Magali talks about working with swimmers during lockdown & open water swimming!
For beginners breathing can be the most stressful part of swimming. Simple drills can reduce stress & improve confidence in the water.
This week, we’re sharing insights about how to guide a visually impaired person in daily situations and within the swimming pool.