Swimmers across the University of Edinburgh and the CSE will now be able to make a Big Splash as part of the nation’s biggest ever swimming campaign.
I’m right behind anything that encourages people to take the plunge and swim more often.
Double Olympic swimming champion
The Centre for Sport and Exercise has joined forces with British Swimming and the BBC to deliver the Big Splash and inspire the nation to swim.
From 31 October 2011 St. Leonard’s Pool will be offering a number of exciting Big Splash activities including:
Pool users will also be able to benefit from comprehensive web-based support on the Big Slash website where they will have:
The Big Splash will be featured on the BBC Television, Radio and Online on a number of high profile programmes.
Double Olympic champion Becky Adlington is supporting the campaign: “Swimming is my life but just getting in the pool a couple of times a week is a really great way of getting active and staying healthy. I’m right behind anything that encourages people to take the plunge and swim more often.”
For further details and to signup please visit the Big Splash website:
This article was published on May 25, 2012