The SwimMark accreditation is Swim England’s recognised kite mark. This accreditation recognises high standards of governance, the development of effective and sustainable clubs and to raise the quality of all aquatic disciplines across all areas. Any affiliated Swim England club can complete this accreditation, regardless of the size or discipline delivered by the clubs.


What is SwimMark?

  • Creating the best possible aqautic experience for all individuals and members.
  • Raising the quality provision across all areas.
  • National Sport England Clubmark recognition for great quality clubs.


SwimMark Essential Club

This is the primary module for clubs, helping you to achieve good governance, grow membership, develop volunteers and ensure your activities are sustainable and in line with the clubs’ objectives.

Swim England North West currently have 89 accredited clubs and this number is growing each quarter.

SwimMark is required to be completed by clubs each year as follows:

Year 1 – Full Accreditation (15 elements)

Year 2 – Health Check (5 elements)

Year 3 – Full Accreditation (15 elements)


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