Access to swimming
EXTRA,  FEATURES,  February 2024,  View from the Water

What will you do for swimming this year?

While access to swimming isn’t about to disappear, it is under threat on several fronts, says Simon Griffiths. He suggests what we can all do to help.

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I created Outdoor Swimmer in 2011 (initially as H2Open Magazine) as an outlet for my passion for swimming outdoors. I've been a swimmer and outdoor swimmer for as long as I remember. Swimming has made a huge difference to my life and I want to share its joys and benefits with as many people as possible. I am also the author of Swim Wild & Free: A Practical Guide to Swimming Outdoors 365 a Year and I provide one-to-one support to swimmers through Swim Mentoring.