British Swimming Selection Trials 2021

14 to 18 Apr 2021 – London Aquatics Centre

Athletes based in or from Somerset will be among those taking part in Trials which will be run using a ‘COVID bubble’.


D4 Finals: W 100m Freestyle, M 50m Freestyle, W 200m Backstroke, M 100m Butterfly, W 200m Individual Medley.

Heats and Finals begin at 10am and 7pm respectively. View results and reports.

Back to the Future

From 12 Apr 2021, many indoor sports facilities and swimming pools will be able to reopen, allowing more people to return to play / the pool. Keep yourself and others safe. See what's changed in England here

Swim England guidance documents are regularly updated for activities and disciplines. Make sure you are using latest versions.

Returning to Competition

Swim England is to begin issuing licenses for level four single club competitions in time for Step 3 of the Government’s roadmap out of the coronavirus lockdown. Swim England has published guidance which will be followed up with a webinar on 21 April to answer questions on how to plan and stage a meet / gala. View news item.

Recruiting Volunteers

Volunteer Coordination

The theme for the inaugural regional Club Volunteer Coordinators forum on Wed 21 April at 7pm will be recruiting new volunteers. Email swimsouthwest@swimming.org to book a place. Bookings will be accepted up to 3pm the day before and the joining link will be sent out by 6pm the day before the forum.


We hope you can find a few minutes to complete / share the following surveys as appropriate for you / your Club.

Swim England South West Coach Forum Poll to help understand when is the best time for coaches to attend  Regional Forums and help plan future sessions following the return to the pools. 

Swim England Return to Water Survey to support clubs and help them navigate through their return to training following the easing of the third national lockdown.

Swim England South West Masters Championships are due to run on 26 September at Millfield featuring  50/100/200m all strokes, 100/200m Medley and 400m Freestyle. The Region is seeking the views of Masters swimmers - please email swimsouthwest@swimming.org with your thoughts.

Returning to Pool Guidance

Somerset ASA County Championships 2020 Recap

View summaries from Day 1Day 2; Day 3; Day 4; Day 5Day 6 and Day 7.


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