Under the bright blue skies of a wonderful Monday morning, the Swimathon Foundation Chair Anthony Kendall OBE was delighted to dip his toe back in the water, as restrictions lifted on outdoor sports and interactions.
The Swimathon Foundation has today awarded a total of £30,000 in grants to 148 swimming and aquatic clubs, swim schools and independent swimming and aquatic organisations from its 2021 Covid-19 Relief Fund
The Swimathon Foundation is delighted to see the proposed reopening of swimming pools included in the Government’s roadmap out of Covid-19, with a staggered return taking place in the coming months
In Sept 2019 my Mum, June Cooper, and my Step-Father Brian were in Tenerife, they’d been loads of times, about 35 times
I’m really pleased that the Swimathon Foundation were able to help so many members of the swimming community through last year’s Covid-19 Relief Fund, where we distributed £50,000 of grants to those most in need. But unfortunately, the hard times have not gone away.
Anthony Kendal OBE, Chair of the Swimathon Foundation, sums up his thoughts and hopes for Swimathon, fundraising and swimming in 2021.
The Swimathon Foundation has today launched a second Covid-19 Relief Fund to help the swimming and aquatics community cope with the ongoing impact and effects of the pandemic.
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