Cerebral Palsy Sport announce new swimming partnership

Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to announce a new partnership with the The Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA).

The STA is an international award-winning charity working towards the objective of preserving human life by the teaching of swimming, lifesaving and survival techniques. Cerebral Palsy Sport will be working with the STA on projects to raise the profile on the importance of learning to swim and disability swimming.

2019 Learn to Swim week took place from 13th – 19th May 2019. This initiative is designed by the STA to promote the importance of learning to swim which is a life-saving skill. Cerebral Palsy Sport were proud to support the campaign this year by helping promote their message and share important content and information.

Jen Basford, National Sports Development Officer at Cerebral Palsy Sport, said,

“I have seen first-hand the brilliant work the STA do and how much of a positive impact they have in swimming. Their message for saving lives through learning to swim is extremely important and they offer support for any ability.”


Leanne Dougliss, Head of Sales at the STA, said,

“We are extremely proud of our partnership with CP Sport. We look forward to working with them over the coming months to share expertise and knowledge, as part of our aim of giving people of all ages and abilities the opportunity to learn how to swim.”

The STA offer swimming awards, qualifications and CPDs in the following areas:

  • Safety Training Awards
  • Swimming Teaching
  • Lifesaving
  • First Aid
  • Pool Plant
  • Health and Safety
  • Tutor Status
  • Education

Find out more about the STA on their website here: https://www.sta.co.uk/

Find out more information about our partnership work here: https://www.cpsport.org/partnerships-matter/corporate-partnerships/

The STA are supporting promotion of the Cerebral Palsy Sport swimming programme such as Development Galas, National Championships and SwimStarts. You can find out more about our swimming opportunities here: https://www.cpsport.org/sports/swimming/