Swimming and Aquatics Conference
Date – Thursday 23 June (Virtual Event)
Starts – 9.30am.
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 is 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.
Book your free place here
|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 Hains, Head of Business Engagement, Swim England
|10.45||Swim Wales Hanna Guise, National Learn to Swim Manager, Swim Wales/Aquatics Team|
|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|
|13.30||Session 3: Workshops|
|Staff retention/workforce development Swim England
Aquaphobia – Mike Burnham, CEO, Institute of Aquaphobia, Author of the Aquaphobia Learning Programme (ALP)
|14.15||Improving inclusivity Damian Stevenson, Strategic Consultant Research, Insight and Partnerships, The Black Swimming Association
Aqua Audit Nick Masson, Managing Director, BigWave
|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|