Brighton swimming teacher marks 10 years of taking people from ‘pool to pier’

A Brighton swimming teacher is celebrating 10 years of taking people from “pool to pier” with a series of events including a reunion and a beach clean.

Paul Smith, founder of the Brighton Swimming School, based at the Brighton Swimming Centre, in Eastern Road, in Kemp Town, started the Pool to Pier courses in 2009.

The aim was to help people progress from swimming in a pool to being confident in the sea.

Mr Smith said: “Since it started with 13 plucky pool swimmers in 2009, it’s grown into a major learning programme with the aim of developing competent pool swimmers into confident sea swimmers.


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