Swim England has partnered with inclusion charity Sporting Equals to increase BAME participation in aquatic activity.
The organisations will work together to increase the numbers of:
It will also help increase the number of BAME club members and competitive swimmers and ensure that swimming is relevant as a physical activity of choice for the BAME population.
A charter to capture, commit and celebrate
Swim England has also signed Sporting Equals’ Race Equality Charter, which aims to capture, commit and celebrate in three key areas:
Currently, six per cent of Swim England’s members are from BAME communities, while more than 1,000 competitive swimmers in England are registered as BAME.