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Swim England Categories Explained

Swim England Category 1

ASA Category 1 membership is for members of any age who are learning to swim or who are swimmers at any level, who do not compete in any discipline in open competition (other than those exempted under Law 321.1.2 and those competitions designated as ?Low Level Competition?.

Swim England Category 2

ASA Category 2 membership is for all members of any age who compete in any discipline in open competitions (other than those exempted under Law 321.1.2 and those competitions designated as ?Low Level Competition?. Competitive members benefit from a structured competitive pathway at all levels in all disciplines.

Swim England Category 3

ASA Category 3 membership is for all members of any age who are not in categories one or two including, but not being limited to, any persons who have voting rights in their club by virtue of being a parent of, or a person with parental responsibility for, a member in categories one or two; administrators; associate members; coaches; helpers; honorary members; life members; officers; qualified officials of any discipline; patrons; teachers; temporary members; vice-presidents and verifiers or tutors of the Association?s educational certificates.