BBS National Youth Swimming Gala 2019

Start Date:
30th March 2019

End Date:
30th March 2019

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Event title: BBS National Youth Swimming Gala 2019
Venue: The University of Birmingham’s Sport & Fitness Centre, Edgbaston, B15 2TT
Name: Alex Pitts, Participation Officer
Telephone: 01926 424 247 or 07929 356428
Event description: Hosted by British Blind Sport, this event has been held successfully for over 20 years and is the only VI specific youth swimming competition in the UK, attracting participants from across the country. Open to all abilities, whether you are a beginner or competitive swimmer, come and have a go! Free entry for all blind and partially sighted children aged between 8 to 17 years old.

There is the chance of Free, one to one and small group lessons for those children aged 5-17 years of age, who may not feel confident enough to take part in the swimming gala but would like to learn the basic principles of how to swim.


Swimming events for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle relay and medley relay 25m, 50m and 100m.

Applications must be in by Monday 18th March 2019. Click here to register for this event:

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