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'Technique Matters' Project returns to Scottish National Age Group Championships

22 March 2017

As one of the four centre lanes within the Scottish Swimming Performance Plan, 'Technical Excellence' has been identified as a key area of improvement for both swimmers and coaches. The 'Technique Matters at SNAGs' Project is one opportunity that Scottish Swimming believes can deliver against the Performance Plan objective, whilst contributing to the overall drive towards improving technical standards across the sport.

Scottish Water and Scottish Swimming join forces to help 100,000 children learn to swim

20 March 2017

Scottish Swimming and Scottish Water are joining forces to help more than 100,000 children across the country learn to swim. With 40% of children unable to swim by the time they leave primary school, Scottish Swimming has today announced that Scottish Water is the new three-year partner for their Learn to Swim programme, which is part of the National Framework for Swimming in Scotland, and over the next 3 years will reach over 100,000 children across Scotland.

Duncan Scott Looking to Build on Strongest of Senior Starts

16 March 2017

For some swimmers the transition from successful junior to successful senior can be a perilous one. But not for Duncan Scott for whom the term ‘coming a long way in a short space of time' could have been coined.

Encouraging performances at Edinburgh International

12 March 2017

This weekend Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European Champions were among 900 athletes from 31 countries battling it out in the finals at the Edinburgh International Swim Meet.

Scottish Swimming welcome Margaret Somerville as new President

08 March 2017

At the Scottish Swimming Annual General Meeting (25 February 2017), Margaret Somerville was officially welcomed to the position of President and we recently caught up with her to discuss her background, love of swimming and her various roles and involvement in the aquatics community over the years.

Swim Series Events gain record numbers in 2017

06 March 2017

Saturday 4th March was the final event in a series of 3 sell out Adult coached swim events for Swim Social and Masters swimmers. Since January we have held three regional events in Stirling, East Kilbride and Edinburgh for adults wishing to hone their swimming skills. Regular weekly classes are still available locally for those interested.

Harper Macleod appointed legal adviser for Glasgow 2018

06 March 2017

Leading Scottish law firm Harper Macleod is again making a splash in the world of sports law after being appointed Legal Adviser to the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – an exciting new multi-sport event that brings together some of Europe’s leading competitions.