Media release: 100,000 Scots kids learn to swim – media call


100,000 SCOTS KIDS LEARN TO SWIM – Scottish Swimming and Scottish Water celebrate Learn to Swim milestone

LEARN to Swim Ambassador, Duncan Scott, will be at The Peak, Stirling Sports Village on Wednesday 4th March, to celebrate the major milestone that over 100,000 youngsters across Scotland have enjoyed the benefits of learning to swim, since Scottish Swimming joined forces with Scottish Water for the National Learn to Swim Framework, three years ago.

Olympic Silver medallist, World, Commonwealth and European champion Scott, who launched the partnership at The Peak three years ago, will return to the venue to celebrate the milestone and offer hints and tips to youngsters during their swimming lesson (Scott will not be in the water for this event).

Content gathered at this media call will be embargoed until 00.01on Thursday 5 March, 2020.

Date: Wednesday 4th March 2020

Venue: The Peak, Stirling Sports Village (

Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Interviews: Duncan Scott, World, Commonwealth and European champion, and Learn to Swim Ambassador; Euan Lowe, chief executive officer, Scottish Swimming

Photography and filming opportunities will be available along with interviews.

To confirm your attendance please RSVP to Kirsten Phillips by 11am on Wednesday 4th March 2020:

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