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One of our own Swim Safe volunteers Konrad Sroda has won the Swim England Young Volunteer of the year award for the West Midlands region. Konrad worked with Swim Safe at our site in Birmingham for the full week earlier in the summer.

Whilst we were at Scarborough North Bay this summer we caught up with two of our young participants, Cara and Charlotte, who told us about their experience of a Swim Safe session.

Olympic medallist and water safety campaigner Steve Parry has been appointed Chair of the Swim Safe programme.

Swim England’s Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer Mike Thompson wanted to experience the Swim Safe programme – so he volunteered at our sessions in Scarborough.

The second successful year of Swim Safe in Scarborough concluded with a visit from local Scarborough and Whitby MP, Robert Goodwill.

On Friday 11 August, The Rt Hon Alan Campbell MP for Tynemouth visited Swim Safe at Longsands to find out more about the lifesaving initiative.

Swim Safe is returning to Bude for the fifth year this summer.

The programme was launched in Bude in 2013. Since then, Swim Safe has expanded to more than 20 locations across the UK and Ireland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Swim Safe Board.

Swim Safe, a national programme offering free outdoor swimming and water safety sessions for children aged 7-14, will be in more locations than ever before this summer.  For the first time, there will be sessions in Scotland and

Norton by Symantec and Swim England have teamed up to help primary schools ensure children Swim Safe this summer.