Swim 21

ASA Level 2 Award Coaching Open Water Swimming (QCF) Jul-Sep 2017

Apr 9th, 2017 | By

Venue 1: Vobster Quay, Upper Vobster BA3 5SDVenue 1: Vobster Quay, Upper Vobster BA3 5SD
Venue 2: PFP Leisure – Trowbridge Sports Centre, Wiltshire
Start Date: 22 Jul 2017
Closing date for applications: 8 Jul 2017
Tutors: Elizabeth Janet Slack, ASA South West Region, Robert Moore.
This qualification is aimed at Level 2 Swimming or Triathlon Coaches who want to acquire specialist knowledge delivering open water swimming sessions to a range of participants.


Towards a Nation Swimming

Apr 3rd, 2017 | By
Swim England banner

Swim England, the national governing body for swimming in England, helps people learn how to swim, enjoy the water safely, and compete in all aquatic sports. It has launched with a strategic plan for swimming in England 2017–21: ‘Towards a nation swimming‘.

Swim England’s vision is of a nation swimming and it strives to inspire everyone to enjoy the water in the way that suits them.


swim21 accredited Clubs

Jan 8th, 2017 | By

swim21 accreditation is the ASA’s recognised kitemark for the development of effective, ethical and sustainable affiliated clubs.

View list of swim21 Essential Accredited Clubs (correct at 25 October 2016) which includes EDOWSC.


EDOWSC AGM 5 Feb 2017

Nov 25th, 2016 | By

5 February 2017 (12 to 4pm) at Broadstone Golf Club (just along the road from Broadstone Leisure Centre).

Meanwhile please put the date in your diary even if only for the Sunday roast! We look forward to seeing you all.


Recognition of Achievements

Aug 23rd, 2016 | By

Dorset County ASA is very happy to acknowledge individuals or teams for exceptional achievements such as county / regional / national Records, endurance events (ie Channels swims, triathlon, Iron Man etc), selection for regional / home nation teams and similar feats.

A letter of congratulations, County certificate, County award (depending on the achievement) etc can be produced quickly.


Qualify as a Level 2 Open Water Coach

May 17th, 2016 | By

There has been a recent change to the pre-requisites required for attending the ASA Level 2 Award in Coaching Open Water Swimming.

Previously it was necessary to hold an ASA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Swimming or a 1st4Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Triathlon however an ASA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Aquatics (QCF or RQF) is now acceptable.


Dorset County ASA Volunteer Awards 2015–2016

Apr 3rd, 2016 | By

Nominations are now invited for the DCASA Volunteer Awards 2015 – 2016.

The categories are:
– Club Volunteer of the Year
– Young Volunteer of the Year
– Volunteer Teacher / Coach of the Year
– Services to Aquatics


Open Water Coaching in Growing Demand

Jan 17th, 2016 | By

The IoS is now delivering the ASA Level 2 Award Coaching Open Water Swimming QCF which is aimed at Level 2 Swimming or Triathlon Coaches who want to acquire specialist knowledge delivering open water swimming sessions to a range of participants. Read on to register your interest.


EDOWSC – Vice Chairperson Required

Nov 13th, 2015 | By

The role involves chairing meetings at times when our Chairman Chris Parkin is not available and helping out with the odd task at other times. Chris undertook such a role when Bob Holman was Chairman


Club open water season extended

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By

Our formal ‪openwater‬ swimming season is being extended by two weeks so the last swim will now be on Tuesday 13 October 2015. Due to the evenings drawing in all swims from now until the end of the season will start promptly at 6.15pm. Please do your best to arrive in time to be ready by 6.15pm.


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