The ASA (Amateur Swimming Association) is the governing body for swimming, diving, open water and synchronised swimming in England.

The ASA is responsible for the organisation of swimming competitions and the establishment of the rules of the sport.

The ASA also operates certification and education programmes for teachers and coaches. You can read more about the Amateur Swimming Association on their website, at

At present, we use the Kellogg’s Rainbow Awards Scheme from the Puffin Award through to the Rainbow 5000 Meters.

Kelloggs AwardsThe ASA