Wales National Pool secures LTSW Accreditation

Wales National Pool Swansea, the home of the Swim Wales High Performance Centre, has been awarded Swim Wales Learn to Swim Accreditation as they aim to inspire the next generation. As a Swim Wales Accredited Provider, Wales National Pool Swansea’s Learn to Swim programme has been recognised for providing excellence in their delivery, governance and […]

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Swim Wales and Parkwood announce learn to swim accreditation.

Parkwood Leisure earn LTSW Accreditation

Parkwood Leisure, one of the United Kingdom’s leading leisure providers, has been awarded Swim Wales Learn to Swim Accreditation. As a Swim Wales Accredited Provider, Parkwood’s Learn to Swim Programme has been recognised for providing excellence in their delivery, governance and sustainability. More importantly, Parkwood have demonstrated that they are giving their learners the best […]

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Theresa Ogbekhiulu: The trainee swim teacher who shed her fear of water

Just 12 months ago, Theresa Ogbekhiulu could only splash around in the shallow end of the pool due to a fear of deeper waters, but now she is inspiring others on their learn to swim journeys. Theresa moved to Wales from Nigeria aged 16 and went on to study at Swansea University where alongside her […]

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Parkwood and Swim Wales have today announced a partnership.

Swim Wales partners with Parkwood Leisure

Swim Wales, the recognised National Governing Body for aquatics in Wales, has partnered with one of the UK’s leading leisure management companies, Parkwood Leisure, to deliver the Learn to Swim Wales framework in their facilities across the country. The collaboration aims to provide further opportunities for participants to learn how to swim and improve their […]

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About LTS Accreditation

SWSS Become First Gold Accredited Provider

South Whales Swim School have become the first provider to be recognised with the Swim Wales Learn to Swim Gold Accreditation. The Learn to Swim Gold Accreditation rewards excellence in governance, sustainability and effectiveness, all of which have been showcased by SWSS on their journey to Gold Accreditation. Based in Caerphilly and Rhondda Cynon Taf, […]

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Benefits of LTS Accreditation

Calon Tysul Awarded LTS Accreditation

Calon Tysul has become the latest provider awarded with Swim Wales Learn to Swim Accreditation. As a Swim Wales Accredited Provider, the Calon Tysul to Swim Programme has been recognised for providing excellence in their delivery, governance and sustainability. More importantly, Calon Tysul have demonstrated that they are giving their learners the best possible Learn […]

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YMLAEN Strategy Launched!

Swim Wales, has today launched YMLAEN – Our new strategy for Aquatics in Wales. The recognised governing body for all aquatic sport and activity in Wales is proud and excited to unveil our new YMLAEN strategy to help drive Welsh aquatics forward over the next three years. YMLAEN (Welsh for forward or progress) sets a […]

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StayWise Cymru – Saving Lives through education

Swim Wales is supporting the launch of StayWiseCymru – www.staywisecymru.co.uk, a free bilingual learning platform aimed at pupils aged 3 -18 years old. StayWiseCymru brings together educational resources of blue light emergency services and blue light organisations which have been designed to the new curriculum in Wales. The site offers free lesson plans, videos, and […]

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Young swimmers

Top Tips for taking your child swimming

As Mum to Cooper, Swim Wales’ National Learn to Swim Manager, Hanna, passes on some of her top tips for introducing little ones to the water. Before becoming a Mum herself, Hanna had the pleasure of taking nearly all of her friends little ones for their first swims with their parents. As confident as Hanna […]

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LTS Upskilling Series Coming Soon!

Swim Wales will be launching a new series of upskilling workshops and seminars as part of Learn to Swim Week 2023 this month. The ‘From Little Bubbles to Mighty Waves’ Upskilling Series will get underway on the final day of the annual Learn to Swim Week campaign, which will run from Saturday 20th May to […]

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MyVoice Safeguarding System Launched

Swim Wales has today launched MyVoice, a new system to report safeguarding concerns. MyVoice allows anyone who has a safeguarding concern about someone else or themselves to report it quickly, easily, and anonymously if they wish, via an easily accessible link on the homepage of the Swim Wales website. Swim Wales has implemented MyVoice in […]

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How to run an artistic swimming club

Cwac Cwac’s join Swim Wales family

Cwac Cwac’s Baby and Toddler Swimming Club have become the latest provider to implement the Learn to Swim Wales Early Years programmes, and their swim school has also been recognised for providing excellence after being awarded Learn to Swim Accreditation. Our latest Accredited Provider, who deliver bilingual lessons across four locations in Cardiff and Caerphilly, […]

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Safeguarding

Cardiff Met awarded Learn to Swim Accreditation

Cardiff Met University has become the latest provider to be awarded Swim Wales Learn to Swim Accreditation. As a Swim Wales Accredited Provider, the Cardiff Met Learn to Swim Programme has been recognised for providing excellence in their delivery, governance and sustainability. More importantly, Cardiff Met have demonstrated that they are giving their learners the […]

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Swim Wales Learn to Swim Accreditations Launched

Swim Wales has launched its new Swim Wales Learn to Swim Accreditations across the country. Swim Wales Learn to Swim Accreditations are the new quality mark for swim schools and operators delivering Learn to Swim Programmes in Wales. Learn to Swim providers in Wales are invited to become an Accredited Provider with Swim Wales, the […]

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