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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.

Re-starting very soon, please register your interest!

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.

Contact: Fred Burley – Ealing Swimming Club Tel. 07428 783509
or email fred@swimesc.co.uk


Swimming Event Details

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 fred@swimesc.co.uk


Magic little grants logo
A big thank you to Magic Little Grants for their help in supporting our
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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Upcoming Swimming Events

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

Swim England

Swim Englands website: Swim England


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