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APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

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MIND UNDER WATER PROJECT

Several Seats have been sponsored by Sports England with the Be Active Together Fund to help our women tackle the tides by getting physical and it all starts by getting our feet wet!

This programme encourages and empowers ethnic minority women to participate in aquatic sports. The programme provides women with a fun opportunity to experience the benefits of the water, understand how physical activity can promote positive mental health and brings together like minded women for some fun!

The ‘Mind Under Water’ programme runs for 10 weeks and  includes 8 weeks of swimming lessons delivered by our partners Brooks Swim School. 

Brooks swim school was opened in January 2015. They teach children aged 3 and above, as well as ladies. They cater for all abilities, from complete beginners to advanced swimmers.  Currently teaching 230 swimmers a week in two different pools in Luton!!!! The organisation strongly believe that swimming is a life skill, and aim to teach all their swimmers not only enjoyment of the water but how to be confident and safe in the water. They understand that water safety skills could one day save someone's life. 

What are we offering: Ladies only swimming lessons for complete beginners, improvers and more advanced swimmers.

Cost: This programme is FREE and covers the cost of all equipment & new swimwear. You will be required to pay a £50 security deposit that is refunded on completion of the programme 

When: The first welcome session will on the 29th July where you will receive your FREE swimwear and the swimming lessons will start on Saturday 14th August 4pm - 5pm (1hour lessons) for 8 consecutive weeks.

Where: Keech Hospice Hydrotherapy Swim Pool, Great Bramingham Ln, Luton LU3 3NT

What happens in a lesson? You will engage in 8 lessons to work on a number of swimming techniques and skills. The lessons will support all at  any swimming stage, with floats provided to aid beginners. You will not only learn how to swim but  you will also develop your confidence in the water. 

 

Applications are now CLOSED

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THE STATISTICS IN ENGLAND SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

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95%

Of black adults do not swim

93%

Of asian adults do not swim

80%

Of black children do not swim

78%

Of asian children do not swim

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