The 12.30 announcement from Boris Johnson on 23 June 2020, that pools or gyms will not open on the 4th July has surprised us all and Swim England as the National Governing Body is frustrated with the decision.
Swim England Chief Executive, Jane Nickerson has expressed her ‘dismay and frustration’ at the Governments’ failure to help millions of people return to swimming pool.
Swim England has now launched an #OpenOurPools campaign calling for the decision to be reconsidered immediately.
How you can get involved
- Write to your MP
- Post on social media (please make sure you include SE and SENW).
- Share SE and SENW infographics
- Sign the petition
Find out more and download resources by clicking here.
The Value of Swimming report highlighted the vital role pools play in tackling some of our biggest health conditions.
Parents have also expressed a desire to ensure that their children can return to swimming lessons and learn a vital life skill.