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Back to the Water – First Steps


Last week the Scottish Government announced a number of different dates to begin to ease some of the lockdown restrictions and move into Phase 2 of their Route Map. Welcome news with an indication from Public Health Scotland that the country is b...

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Resumption of Performance Sport - athletes given green light to get “Back to the Water”


Scottish Swimming welcomes the latest guidelines published by the Scottish Government earlier today, which will provide the opportunity for a number of elite athletes to get back to the water over the next seven days.

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Back to the Water Guidance Hub


As the Scottish Government continues to progress Phase 2 of the route map out of lockdown, Scottish Swimming continues to progress our own Back to the Water guidelines, which we will publish on the new COVID-19 Guidance Hub on the Scottish Swimmin...

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Statement following UK Government’s announcement on further easing of lockdown restrictions


The easing of restrictions in England is clearly happening at a very different rate to those elsewhere around the home countries. Progress through the plans that have been developed by any of the home nation governments is based on the latest heal...

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Scottish Government announce Phase Two of route map out of lockdown


The latest announcement from the Scottish Government about the staggered progression into Phase Two of the route map out of lockdown is a really positive move for our sport and we welcome getting a step closer to a return to aquatics in Scotland.

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Updated statement on Open Water Swimming and Guidance Document


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Volunteers Week 2020 – Volunteer in Water Polo


The sport of water polo is action packed and fiercely competitive. In Scotland, teams compete in both league and cup competitions - with events for men, women, mixed Under 18s and mixed Under 16s. As part of Volunteers Week 2020 we meet with Tom G...

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Volunteers Week 2020 – Volunteer in Swimming


Aside from their weekly training, many of our swimmers will spend their weekend competing at a local, district or national events. These events are put on and managed by a dedicated army of volunteers from across Scotland and the rest of the UK, f...

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Volunteers Week 2020 – Volunteer in Diving


Britain’s successes in world diving in recent years (think Tom Daley, Jack Laugher) has brought huge interest to the sport, and Scotland’s own Grace Reid and James Heatly winning medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, has resulted in an increase o...

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Volunteers Week 2020 – Volunteer in Open Water Swimming


Open Water swimming has grown significantly in popularity in recent years and Scotland can boast some of the most scenic, natural venues for the sport. As part of Volunteers Week, we caught up with Richard Collins about his volunteering journey, a...

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