Statements on COVID-19


Please find below a number of statements which we have issued in line with Government advice around the COVID-19 pandemic in chronological order.

27 November 2020: Racing considerations (news article and link)

17 November 2020: #ValueOurSport (news article)

29 October 2020: Holding statement (news article)

8 October 2020: Latest restrictions and what they mean for aquatics sport (news article)

5 October 2020: Six months on (news article)

18 September 2020: Significant step as clubs return #BackToTheWater (news article)

2 September 2020: Scottish Governing Bodies Forum and Executive Group Statement (news article)

31 August 2020: First Steps Back to the Water (news article)

20 August 2020: Joint statement on a return to sport (news article)

20 August 2020: Swimming pools finally given green light to reopen (news article)

17 August 2020: Crucial week for sport in Scotland (news article)

13 August 2020: Action needed now to #saveleisure (news article)

11 August 2020: Emergency funding package needed to save leisure industry (news article)

3 August 2020:  Scottish Governing Bodies of Sport united in drive to reopen facilities (news article)

31st July 2020: Euan Lowe Podcast (video)

30 July 2020: Letter to Scottish Government from SGB CEO Forum

23 July 2020: Sottish Swimming Chief Executive on the first steps back to the water (news article)

9 July 2020: Response to Government announcement moving to Phase Three (news article)

3 July 2020: Back to the Water - first steps (news article)

29 June 2020: Resumption of Performance Sport (news article) and sportscotland guidance documents

26 June 2020: Back to the Water Guidance (news article)

23 June 2020: In response to UK Government Statement (news article)

18 June 2020: Scottish Government announce Phase 2 of route map out of lockdown (news article)

12 June 2020: Updated Statement on Open Water Swimming  (news article) and link to SH20UT guidance document

21 May 2020: Open Water Swimming Statement (news article)

14 May 2020: No imminent return to the pool (news article)

7 May 2020: Lockdown extended (news article)

1 May 2020: LEN confirms cancellation of European Junior Championships (news article)

30 April 2020: Awards Evening 2020 cancelled (news article)

16 April 2020: Scottish Swimming supports Aquatics Community with SS Connect Programme (news article)

14 April 2020:  Scottish Swimming statement on Zoom event (news article)

10 April 2020: Workout Live with National Squad Athletes (news article and booking link)

9 April 2020: Aquatics Community Pool Together (news article)                      

3 April 2020: Scottish Swimming Virtual Learning (news article and booking link)

2 April 2020: European Junior Championships postponed (news article)

30 March 2020: Online-virtual training guidance (news article and document links); Insurance Information-Excluded Activities & Online Safety Notice

25 March 2020: Competition Update (news article)

18 March 2020:  British Swimming Qualifying Window Update (news article)

17 March 2020: British Swimming Coronavirus Update (news article)

17 March 2020:   Scottish Swimming Advise Suspension of all Aquatic Activities (news article)

16 March 2020: In Response to Government Statement made on 16 March 2020 (news article)

14 March 2020: Advice to Clubs (news article)

13 March 2020: National Events Update (news article)

6 March 2020: First Covid-19 related statement from Scottish Swimming (news article)