Fife leisure belief topped at nationwide awards

Be taught to Swim supplier recommended at aquatic celebrations

Fife Sport and Leisure Trust team celecrating learn to swim, image used by Scottish PR agency

A FIFE leisure belief has earned nationwide recognition for its commendable efforts in elevating consciousness and increasing swimming alternatives for kids within the space.

Fife Sport and Leisure Belief was topped because the Scottish Water Be taught to Swim Supplier of the Yr on the annual Scottish Swimming awards night time, recognising the belief as a high-quality lesson programme in Scotland with over 8,100 contributors weekly.

The Scottish Water-sponsored award was introduced to the belief for its efforts in increasing educating provision for swimmers within the space and for persevering with its robust dedication to folks growth – coaching and retaining their crew of gifted lecturers to ship very important Be taught to Swim classes.

The annual awards rejoice native authorities, leisure trusts and aquatic suppliers delivering the Be taught to Swim Nationwide Framework throughout Scotland – a partnership between Scottish Swimming and Scottish Water, that has already seen round 106,000 kids participate in swimming classes up and down the nation, and is focusing on one other 100,000 kids by 2025.

Lee Cunningham, Actions Supervisor at Fife Sports activities and Leisure Belief, stated:

“This award is a testomony to our crew’s dedication and dedication in offering a secure and nurturing surroundings for kids to study to swim.

“There are such a lot of vital causes for kids to study to the very important life talent. Not solely does it improve security for youths however it additionally improves bodily train and helps to develop social abilities. We’re at all times seeking to assist children alongside that journey in no matter method we are able to.

“We’re all immensely proud to be recognised at a nationwide degree, that is an thrilling time for Fife Sport and Leisure and this places the cherry on prime.”

The Scottish Water Be taught to Swim Supplier of the Yr Award has been working for six years and recognises the hassle of suppliers in creating and delivering prime quality classes, offering children with important life abilities to maintain secure in and round water.

Alongside Fife Sport and Leisure Belief, East Renfrewshire Tradition and Leisure and Sport Aberdeen had been shortlisted within the celebrated class – all demonstrating a profound willpower to create ‘Era Swim’, the following technology of secure and competent swimmers.

Euan Lowe, CEO at Scottish Swimming stated: “The judging panel confronted a tough process in deciding on a winner from a spread of invaluable Be taught to Swim suppliers.

“Fife Sport and Leisure was praised for its unwavering dedication to offering kids with alternatives to embrace the pool. The crew in Fife have performed a pivotal function in shaping the following technology of swimmers, exhibiting that the Be taught to Swim programme goes from energy to energy.”

Brian Lironi, Director of Company Affairs at Scottish Water stated: “It’s nice to see the nice work that Fife Sport and Leisure Belief is doing of their drive to encourage as many younger folks as doable into the pool – studying to swim is such an vital security talent.

“With their assist, and tons of of others throughout the nation, we’re making a extremely optimistic distinction in creating Era Swim, a technology of secure and competent swimmers, who not solely study an important life talent however will even get to expertise the broader well being and social advantages that swimming can supply.

“Awards like these supply us an unbelievable alternative, not solely to rejoice everybody concerned within the Be taught to Swim framework for his or her devoted efforts, but additionally to acknowledge all of the excellent leisure suppliers who made it to the shortlist.”

The winner of the award will obtain an unique poolside go to from the Be taught to Swim programme ambassadors – Olympic, World & Commonwealth Champion Duncan Scott and Paralympian and World Champion Toni Shaw.

Eventually 12 months’s Scottish Swimming Annual Awards, West Lothian Leisure Belief Xcite was named as Be taught to Swim Supplier of the Yr after rising its lesson attendance and sustaining the supply of top of the range classes.

Be taught to Swim is a Nationwide Framework dedicated to creating supportive and high quality environments by which kids can study to swim no matter their age, potential, or talent degree. It goals to develop secure and competent swimmers, in addition to encouraging children to undertake a wholesome and fulfilling way of life with sport and enjoyable at its coronary heart to achieve their full potential each within the pool and out.

The programme is centred round progress and delight and goals to construct a legacy of ‘Era Swim’ in Scotland.

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