Swim Unity – Access to Swimming – Sarraouina

What is the project?

Swimunity – Access to Swimming is a project delivered by local organisation Swim Unity, led by Lancaster West Estate resident - Sarraouina. This project will look to hold swimming sessions for residents to learn life saving skills, how to swim and to have fun in the pool.   Swimunity is aiming to put in weekly swimming sessions for children and young people in the Kensington Leisure Centre. They are also looking at setting up an swim fit club targeted at adults on the Lancaster West Estate. 

Who are Swimunity?

Swimunity was formed to provide a safe space for all members of the community to learn to swim and to enjoy the many benefits the water can bring to both body and mind.   Swimunity’s aims were formed in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy to teach and enhance resilience, empowerment and strength to young people. It is a chance for someone to learn how to keep themselves safe, as well as how to relax and keep calm, face fears and increase their confidence and health. 

Find out more

Information for how to get involved will be available soon.   https://swimunity.org.uk/   https://www.instagram.com/swimunity/