Wandsworth Amateur Swimming Association Disability Swimming (WASA_DS) programme offers swimming instruction to children between the ages of 6-18 with a wide range of disabilities, helping them to swim and enjoy the water to the best of their individual level of ability.
WASA_DS no longer has a hoist to support disabled swimmers to enter and leave the water. It has become essential to fundraise for a hoist to be able to continue to accommodate swimmers of all abilities. WASA_DS aim to fundraise now for a lift to be purchased by July 2022 for use in September 2022. The cost of a hoist varies between £6k and £12k and the choice of hoist will be directed by the amount of funds WASADS is able to raise.
Watch our video of what we do and why we need a hoist:
Emma Watson is a volunteer swim teacher and Maggie Thurlow is Hon Treasurer WASA. This page is set up to receive donations for WASA_DS fundraising activities and the purchase of a new hoist