Local authorities change their minds on free swimming

Hundreds of thousands of people will benefit from free swimming sessions this summer in a huge change round on policy by local authorities and leisure centres across the UK.

Last year the trial Government scheme offering free swimming to youngsters and old age pensions was dropped after the costs were too high –even though the scheme was a huge success. But now in the build up to summer pools are opening up to free swimming. Leisure centres on Medway and in Nottingham, Bristol, Ipswich, Bournemouth and Northampton are amongst those to offer free swimming.

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