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  • Created 7 months ago

    Drive to Ensure All Children Can Swim By the End of Primary School

    London Sport
    Primary schools in England are set to receive extra support and improved guidance to help make sure all children can swim confidently and know how to stay safe in and around water. Working in partnership with Swim England, the Department for Education and Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport have announced extra help for schools to make sure every child knows how to swim and be safe in and around water by the end of primary s...
  • Created a year ago

    Active Lives Adult Survey November 16/17 Report

    London Sport
    Latest figures from Sport England's Active Lives Adult Survey show 27.7 million people – 61.8% of the 16+ population in England – are active. That means they meet the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines and do at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity each week – gaining health benefits including a reduced risk of dementia, depression, diabetes, and improved mental wellbeing.At the other end of the scale, 11.5m people (25.7%) a...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Guide to Engaging Trans People in Swimming

    London Sport
    Swim England has released the first ever guide to engaging trans people into swimming. This coincides with the 2017 Rainbow Laces campaign which is currently taking place, celebrating LGB&T inclusion in sport. The new guide supports pool operators and clubs. It provides insight and advice on giving trans people the best experience of swimming possible. The guide is designed to broaden understanding of what it means to be trans. It explo...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Are Adolescent Competitive Swimmers Cleverer?

    London Sport
    A new report, written with support from Swim England, reveals that swimming training can increase a young person’s ability to concentrate and learn at school.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Moving Communities: Active Leisure Trends 2017 Report

    London Sport
    UKactive have released a report which found that a growing number of leisure centre members are swapping traditional activities like swimming for spin bikes and other group workouts. Data from over three million customers and 130 million individual visits across 315 leisure centres in the UK over the past two years were analysed for the 20-page report which was produced in collaboration with activity insight platform DataHub. Key focuse...