BBS National VI Youth Swimming Gala

British Blind Sport National VI Youth Swimming Gala

British Blind Sport run an annual National Visually Impaired (VI) Youth Swimming Gala. The 2018 event took place on Saturday 5th May and was a huge success. Children from all across the country took part in a fun filled afternoon of swimming.

This event has been held successfully for over 20 years and is the only VI specific youth swimming competition in the UK, always attracting participants from across the country. Open to all abilities, whether you are a beginner or competitive swimmer come and have a go! Free entry for all blind and partially sighted children aged between 8 to 17 years old.


Swimming events for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle relay and medley relay 25m, 50m and 100m.

When and where

Details of the 2019 event will be confirmed in the near future.


Get involved

To find out the latest information about the British Blind Sport Have a Go Days including dates, venues, sports and how to register for events.

Contact: Alex Pitts, Participation Officer


Telephone: 01926 424 247 or 07929 356428