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Vision Impaired Swimming

A chance at Swimming: 1-1 Coaching

Metro Blind Sport in partnership with Ealing Swimming Club and Everyone Active are offering one to one swimming lessons, as we believe this is the best way to start if you have always wanted to try swimming, but need that one to one support.

Only 1 Place (four x 1-1 Coached sessions) left!  

Time: 12.00 to 12.30 When: Mon or Weds term time only  – Call to confirm  
Where: Northolt Leisure Centre, Eastcote Lane North, London, UB5 4AB.
Who for: Blind and beginners/non-swimmers
Cost: £20.00 for four 1-1 Coached session *Saves £18.60 per session
*This is a subsidised rate for current Metro members only.
Contact: Fred Burley – Ealing Swimming Club Tel. 07428 783509
or email fred@swimesc.co.uk

How to book: Please contact either Fred Burley – Ealing Swimming Club, Tel. 07428 783509 or email fred@swimesc.co.uk or Ian Francis – Metro Blind Sport, Tel. 07814 751643 or email ian.francis@metroblindsport.org  

Upcoming Swimming Events

Swimming for Vision Impaired people – 30 May – Greenwich!

Venue:
The Greenwich Centre, 12 Lambarde Square, London SE10 9HB
Time:
11.30 am - 12.30 pm
Phone:
020 3815 3660 Mob: 078 1180 8145
Date:
30th May 2017
Cost:
Free
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Only Two Free! Inclusive Swimming at Poplar Baths Left! – 1 June

Venue:
Poplar Baths, East India Dock Road, Poplar, London, E14 0ED
Time:
7.15pm - 8pm
Phone:
02070149365
Date:
01st June 2017
Cost:
Free
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Free Coached Swimming for Vision Impaired people – 6 June

Venue:
The Castle Centre, 2 St. Gabriel Walk, London SE1 6FG
Time:
2.00pm - 4.00pm
Phone:
020 3815 3660
Date:
06th June 2017
Cost:
FREE
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Supporting Vision Impaired People in the Pool

Below is the Visually Impaired Swimming Resource produced by British Blind Sport in partnership with the Amateur Swimming Association, Action for Blind People, British Swimming and New College Worcester School and College for the Blind.

Amateur Swimming Association (ASA)

The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) has been in existence since 1869. It was the first governing body of swimming to be established in the world and today remains the English national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water and synchronised swimming

 

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