With our last swim at Aston this Sunday we are holding our annual appeal for Easter eggs for the looked after young people that swim with us. We will be collecting at Hatfield on Saturday morning and Thrybergh Saturday afternoon. All Easter egg donations no matter how small will be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance. Read more →
It’s great to be back …
A big well done to all our Aston swimmers this afternoon, lots of effort from everyone, it was great to see such a mixture of old and new faces. We have a limited number of one session swim places available next Sunday, so if you want to improve your front crawl simply message us at firstname.lastname@example.org and come and… Read more →
Donation For STA Water Safety Booklets..
We were delighted to accept a cheque last week for £100 from the Sincerity Lodge of Master Masons in Sheffield. The donation will be used to provide STA water safety booklets this summer which will be given to young people attending our ongoing open water safety training sessions. Cheque presented to swimyourswim by Tim Hendra and Dr JHF Smith … Read more →
Easter Egg Collection this weekend
A big thank you to Lesley Bastow for reminding us to arrange an Easter egg collection for looked after children this weekend. We will be collecting eggs on Saturday the 9th at both Hatfield and Thrybergh ready to deliver them at Aston on the 10th, so if you’re shopping this week and can pop an extra easter egg into your… Read more →
Grant Award secures swim teaching in 2022…
We are delighted to announce that due to a very generous grant award from The JG Graves Charitable Trust we will be able to deliver swimming lessons for looked after children in the Sheffield area well into 2022. This is a huge step forward for us in ensuring that looked after children are given the important life skill of being… Read more →
Children’s swimming lessons..
We are delighted to announce that from Sunday 24th October we will be starting children’s swimming lessons at Aston leisure centre. These lessons are tailored to teach children between the ages of 4-10 how to swim, be confident in the water and to help them gain aquatic skills, with a pathway to progressing on to the main pool coached lane sessions… Read more →
Gladmiral ..open water safety courses for young people
In the hope and belief that we can provide the knowledge to make young people safer around open water, we will be starting a series of four introduction to open water safety courses on Saturday 31st July at Thrybergh Country Park. The sessions will start at 2.30pm. There are 20 FREE places available per course. Parents/Guardians all you… Read more →
Free Children’s Wetsuit Hire ….
To honour our past partnership with Gladmiral and to continue our aim of Inspiring Young People Through Swimming we are delighted to announce that we will be providing free children’s wetsuit hire again this season. Parents/Carers, all you need to do is let us know which session they’re booked onto and what size they require ( we have sizes 10yr,12yr,14yr… Read more →
Gladmiral is Back
GLADMIRAL Inspiring Young People Through Swimming We are extremely proud to announce that in association with the Sheffield City Council Children’s Services team, we will be reintroducing the Gladmiral swim sessions later this winter. These sessions are for children who are looked after, with the main focus on inspiring young people to learn or develop their swimming abilities through fun. Gladmiral… Read more →
Adventures with the Gladmiral team at the Langdale Chase…
Last week the team from Swimyourswim teamed up with Thomas Noblett and Andrew Tighe of the Langdale Chase Hotel, Windermere to host the Gladmiral kids for a day of water-based fun and adventure up in the Lake District. Gladmiral is a small charity, started by the management of the Langdale Chase (a non-tipping hotel), which aims to inspire disadvantaged children… Read more →
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