British Blind Sport

BBS National Youth Swimming Gala 2019

British Blind Sport is pleased to confirm the 2019 date for the charity’s annual National Youth Swimming Gala as Saturday 30th March.

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.

Events

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

When and where

Venue: The University of Birmingham’s Sport & Fitness Centre, Edgbaston, B15 2TT

Date: Saturday 30th March 2019 from 12.30 pm to 5 pm

Applications must be in by Monday 18th March 2019. Click here to register for this event: https://britishblindsport.wufoo.com/forms/bbs-national-youth-swimming-gala-registration/

Get involved

To find out the latest information about the British Blind Sport Have a Go Days including dates, venues, sports and how to register for events, please visit the BBS Events page linked here.

Contact: Alex Pitts, Participation Officer

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01926 424 247 or 07929 356428

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