Swimming and Aquatics Conference

We are pleased to announce that we will be joined by Swim England, Swim Wales, STA and RLSS at this year’s Swimming and Aquatics Conference.

This year’s event is fully funded by Community Leisure UK and, therefore, free to attend for all our members and their staff.

Please register for your free place here.

Workshops will include: Aqua audit with Big Wave, Aquaphobia with Waterphobia, Improving inclusivity with BSA, Recruitment and retention with Swim England and Water Wellbeing with Swim England.

This Conference is taking place virtually via Zoom. Joining instructions will be shared to those who register w/c June 13.

Please note that the conference will not be recorded so we encourage you to register and attend on the day.  However, we also appreciate that people have busy schedules so please feel free to attend those sessions that are most relevant to you and your organisation.

We look forward to seeing you at the event.

Book your free place here: 

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Times 9.30 Welcome Stephanie Harrhy (Torfaen Leisure Trust) and Shelley Whitehead (Half Fish) Chairs of the CLUK Swimming and Aquatics Special Interest Group
9.45  Session 1: Commonwealth Games – Journey and Legacy
10.15  Session 2: What do national bodies offer? How can members work with national  bodies? Showcase of new products
Swim England Alex Haines, Head of Business Engagement, Swim England
10.45  Swim Wales Hanna Guise, National Learn to Swim Manager, Swim Wales/Aquatics Team
11.15  Break
11.30  Swimming Teachers Association (STA) Zoe Cooper, Commercial Director, STA
12.00  The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS) Lee Heard, Charity Director, RLSS
12.30  Lunch
13.30  Session 3: Workshops 

Staff retention/workforce development Swim England

Aquaphobia  Mike Burnham, Waterphobia

14.10  Break
14.15  Improving inclusivity Damian Stevenson, Strategic Consultant Research, Insight and Partnerships, The Black  Swimming Association   

Aqua Audit Nick Masson, Managing Director, BigWave

14.55  Break
15.05  Water wellbeing Ali Noyce, Swim England CLUK trust 
15.45  Conference close Stephanie Harrhy (Torfaen Leisure Trust) and Shelley Whitehead (Half Fish) Chairs of the CLUK Swimming and Aquatics Special Interest Group
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