Vision Impaired Swimming
A chance at Swimming: 1-1 Coaching
Metro Blind Sport in partnership with Ealing Swimming Club is offering one to one swimming lessons for blind and partially sighted people. 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.
Swimming Event Details
Days and times are flexible! Thanks to our great partners and coach at the Ealing Swimming Club it may be possible to be flexible with times or days, with the 1 to 1 swimming sessions, subject to coaches availability.
Time: 12.00 to 13.00 When: Mon or Weds – Ongoing!
Where: Northolt Leisure Centre, Eastcote Lane North, London, UB5 4AB.
Who for: Blind and partially sighted 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.
How to book: Please contact either Fred Burley – Ealing Swimming Club, Tel. 07428 783509 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Swimming Events
WeSwim: Disability Swimming!
Disability swimming sessions for the community, Ironmonger Row Baths, Old Street
Whatever people’s disability or water confidence, come and join our upbeat, safe and inclusive club that brings people together through swimming.
Exercise or swim by yourself, or get help from one of our friendly volunteers who provide encouragement, support and conversation.
Dates: Tuesdays Time: 8 – 9 pm Venue: Ironmonger Row Baths in Old Street.
Meeting at the tube station can be arranged. Cost £2 per session
Sign up via the register button on https://weswim.club/old-street or Contact: Kendall at email@example.com or 020 3814 7604 to book or for more information.
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
- Address: ASA, SportPark, Pavilion 3, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough University, LE11 3QF
- Telephone: 01509 618700
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: swimming.org
Swim Englands website: Swim England
1 to 1 Swimming sessions
The Magic Little Grants Fund provides local charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.
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