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60 Seconds With... Karen Weir (Extreme Swimmer)

02 September 2015

As part of our #Swim Social series we have been speaking to people who like to take open water swimming to the extreme. Karen Weir from Paisley is definitely one of those Xtreme Swimmers. She prefers the cold water of winter to summer swimming and takes to the water without a wetsuit.

Swim Social Blog: Try an Aquafit Class-it's surprisingly energising!

02 September 2015

Being a mum and having a job means it is difficult to find time for myself. I’ve got good at fitting in me time around the kids and the half hour each of them takes for a swimming lesson give me time to do some laps.

Scottish Swimming Launches New Swim Social Programme with Scottish Water

01 September 2015

Water is the order of the day as Scottish Swimming launches a new Swim Social programme, being rolled out across Scotland thanks to a new partnership with Scottish Water, which launches on 1st September.

Youth Team Scotland Depart For Samoa 2015

30 August 2015

The 28 athletes selected to represent Youth Team Scotland at the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games (5-11 September 2015) left Glasgow Airport tonight on the first leg of their 60 hour journey to Samoa. The team will travel with Emirates via Dubai and Auckland before travelling on and arriving in the Samoan capital Apia on Wednesday (2 September).

Scottish Swimming Youth Gold Squad year kicks off in Aberdeen

27 August 2015

The Scottish Swimming Youth Gold Squad year kicks off this weekend with a two-day camp in Aberdeen (29-30 August 2015)..

London 2016 European Championships schedule released

27 August 2015

The London 2016 LEN European Aquatics Championships will feature two historic firsts following the official release of the competition schedule – and Britain’s 2015 world medallists are relishing the chance to star on home soil.

Open Water Swimming at Loch Lomond

20 August 2015

If you enjoyed the excitement of the Scottish National Open Water Swimming Championships last weekend at Loch Venachar and you’re looking for something to do over the next few weekends, head down to Loch Lomond to watch some more open water racing.

North Sea Cup (1998+) - Water Polo Team Selection

19 August 2015

Congratulations to the following Water Polo Players who will represent Scotland at the Junior (1998+) North Sea Cup which is being held this year in Copenhagen from 26-27 September 2015. They will play matches against Demark, Ireland and Wales.

2015/16 Swimming/Para and Diving Squad Selections now published

18 August 2015

Please note the Squad selections for the 2015/16 season have now been published and are available to view in the following section – Compete/Swimming/National Squads

Great Scottish Swim to incorporate National Championships

17 August 2015

Scottish national one-mile open water event to become part of elite programme Scottish Swimming have announced that the national one mile open water championship race will take place at this years Great Scottish Swim in Loch Lomond, 29 August. The race will be part of the elite competition which will see some of the world’s best open water swimmers, compete against Scotland’s top home grown talent, in one of the country’s most iconic settings. The Great Scottish Swim is Scotland’s biggest open water swim with over 2000 people taking part across the day, in a range of distances from a beginners half-mile challenge, all the way up to a gruelling 5k “half-marathon” swim.