Our Partners

STA works with a range of aquatic associations, charities and corporate partners, both here in the UK and internationally, to further its charitable aim of reducing death by drowning.

International Federation of Swimming Teachers Associations
STA is the founding member of IFSTA. With 1,020,000 members worldwide, in all of the key swimming nations including USA, Germany, Australia, China and Hong Kong, IFSTA is a significant international swimming body.

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Chartered Institute for the Management of Sports and Physical Activity

STA is proud to be working in partnership with CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sports and Physical Activity). CIMSPA’s vision is to develop a UK-wide, vibrant and professional workforce through ensuring the provision of quality qualifications and CPD that meet the needs of the sector.

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ukactive
ukactive represents the UK health and fitness sector, representing over 4,000 organisations from the public, private and third sectors. Stay on top of industry trends and news affecting our sector.

YMCA Awards
STA is proud to be appointed an official re-seller of YMCA Awards‘ e-learning portfolio, offering STA members a cost effective and wide range of online learning CPDs.
Futureactive
STA are working with Futureactive in order to assist with the training and recruitment of swimming teachers, lifeguards and leisure professionals.
Water Fitness
Water Fitness provide CPDs for aqua instructors wanting to add fresh, innovative and fun programmes into their swimming pool. Courses include Hydro Pole, Hydro Jump, Hydro Fighter, Hydro Circuits, Aqua Ante Natal & many more.

Silvergate Media
STA is proud to be a licensing partner of Silvergate Media, a creative content and licensing company driven by big ideas and big collaborations. Silvergate develops and produces world-class content built to inspire, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through innovative storytelling, great products and strong partnerships.

The Scout Association
STA is proud to partner with The Scout Association to support their Swimmer Staged Activity Badges. Providing our expert knowledge and experience STA and The Scout Association’s partnership will encourage young people all over the UK to take to the water!
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
STA has long supported RoSPA, who work to promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.
International Lifesaving Federation
STA is proud to be linked to the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) who are the world authority for drowning prevention, lifesaving and lifesaving sport.
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
STA is proud to work in partnership with the RNLI and deliver essential lifesaving and water skills as part of a Swim Survive project in Cameroon, West Africa.
British Swimming Pool Federation
STA are one of four organisations that are amalgamated together to form BSPF, the British Swimming Pool Federation. The BSPF brings together in one organisation the UK bodies representing contractors, manufacturers, distributors and retailers of swimming pools, spas, hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms and associated equipment.
Vorgee
STA manages the UK distribution arm of Vorgee, a leading Australian swim brand which is exclusively endorsed by Swim Australia, who also works closely with STA internationally.
SPATEX
SPATEX is the UK’s largest dedicated wet leisure event; as the UK’s leading authority of pool plant management, STA is delighted to be one of the show’s official supporting partners.
MOR Solutions
STA endorses SwimSoft Online – the ultimate swim school software system produced by MOR Solutions – supporting the management of course information, family data, student placement, data checking, billing, communications, enrollment and more.
Birthlight
Birthlight is a friendly charity and teacher-training organisation focusing on the holistic approach to pregnancy, birth and babyhood, on land and water.
Family Box
STA is proud to support Family Box, the biggest provider of swimming lessons in China with a focus on delivering a consistent, quality-teaching program.
Hué Help
STA works with the British charity Hué Help to help improve standards of swim teaching in Vietnam.