Returning to the pool

Swim England reveals ‘new normal’ as Returning to the Pool guidance published

Swimming pool users will have to adapt to a ‘new normal’ to ensure the safety of everyone visiting and working at facilities, according to guidance published by Swim England.

The recognised national governing body has issued its Returning to the Pool advice ahead of the Government giving the green light for a return to the water.

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Swim England Cambridgeshire Covid 19 Survey

Swim England Cambridgeshire are asking members for a small amount of their time to complete this survey. The data provided will enable identification of key priorities for the county and feature as core objectives as we start to return to our sport. 

Returning to Pools Guidance Documents

Swim England has published its comprehensive Return to Pools Guidanceahead of the Government easing the current lockdown measures.

Five detailed documents have been created and are based on the latest scientific advice and Government guidelines.

The guidance includes robust recommendations for operators, casual swimmers, lane swimming, family-fun sessions, club activity, teachers and those attending swimming lessons.

Click or tap below to download the returning to pools guidance for clubs, community swimming, operators, swimming lessons, and pool users.

If you require any of the guidance in another format, e.g large print, then please contact us at and we will be happy to provide it.