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Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) is now known as Swim England

swim englandThe Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) has been rebranded to Swim England as part of a four-year strategy to strengthen the sport and boost participation.

Swimming is England's most popular mass-participation sport, ahead of athletics or cycling, but a 2016 survey found a drop in adult swimming numbers.

The strategy - titled 'Toward a Nation Swimming' - aims for a "significant increase" in participation.

This includes encouraging young people to try other types of aquatic sport.

The strategy document cites six areas of focus:

  • strong leadership and advocacy for the sport
  • greater participation numbers
  • increased diversity
  • the elite talent pathway
  • better motivation for the workforce
  • future sustainability.

'Toward a Nation Swimming' is the first strategy that focuses solely on swimming in England.

Promotional Video

Olympian Adam Peaty explains how working towards Swim England Awards helped him beat his fear of swimming and drove him on to become a Gold medal winning Olympian at the 2016 Rio Games. You can view the video below:


Polite Reminder;


During the Autumn term (September - December) there is one week which has been pre scheduled for the transition to the new campus, this also includes any work i.e. water supply etc which needs to be transfered to the new school, there may not always be notice for such works as sometimes these are scheduled around other factors of the overall project. This week has not been charged and may be taken as individual evenings to work around the scheduled move/commisioning work dates please keep an eye on this page for dates to be posted on closures. Thank you for your cooperation and understading in this transition. We will try our upmost to let all our customers know as soon as we know from the school.


Monday 17th September - Lessons cancelled Water connection to campus standby day covers this lesson.

Thursday 20th September - No replacment our standy days will replenish this lesson.

Monday 1st October (Incident in pool)- Replacment Monday 22nd October

Wednesday 10th October lessons cancelled due to Gavin (teacher) emergancy doctors appoitment. - No replacment our standy days will replenish this lesson.

Tuesday 6th November - no lessons No replacment our standy days will replenish this lesson

*Mansion guest house cancelled lessons begining of September - this will be shown on your christmas enrolment letter.

Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd December NO LESSONS RUNNING DUE TO MOVE TO @CAMPUS WHITEHAVEN.

Our term started on week commencing 27th August and will run until week ending 22nd December (Excluding October half term holidays) 16 weeks intotal this enables us to have one week worth of no lessons to support the campus move/project) Only 15 weeks for our Mayfield venue have been paid.


October half term intensive lessons wont be running during this week due to packing and move preperation for the campus move.


New Mayfield Facilities @campus Whitehaven


Customer update - We are currently awaiting a response from the newly formed facility managment team regarding our pool hire allocation at the new facilities @campus Whitehaven. Currently both school leadership and govonours are writing a shared use agreement which needs to be implemented before any hire is let to outside users. The agreement will incorporate changes in hire fees and hire conditions of the new facility.


We are currenlty awaiting a respose.


We will keep you updated as soon as we are notified.


Once again we thank you for your patience and understanding at this current time.


Team Aqua Splash


New Proposed swim school operations currently being reviewed


As part of our changes we are also looking at reducing our teacher to pupil ratios at our lower ability stages to offer an even better and even more personal service to all our customers. (e.g. 7:1 from our Mayfield facilites) rather than (8:1/9:1) with the proposed pupil to teacher ratio change we will be adjusting the cost to £7.55p. We belive this is still value for money even though their is a cost rise with have also lowered our ratios. Rather than increasing both. Our sessions will also continue in private sessions with no other distractions from neighburing lessons.


More information can be given by contacting us through our contact page.


Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.


Aqua Splash Team

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