16th and 17th November 2024

Swimmers, coaches, parents/carers and the committee. It is all about fun, friendship, teamwork and pride in achievement.

Down Syndrome Swimming Great Britain (DSS-GB) is a volunteer led charity which enables children, young adults and adults with T21 or Mosaic Down syndrome to reach their potential as elite swimmers giving them the opportunity to compete at national and international level. We aim to become the resources hub within Great Britain for aspiring swimmers with DS, sharing good practice and practical information with families, clubs and coaches. DSS-GB aims to be The leading voice for aspiring swimmers with Down syndrome who wish to compete at National and International level. The resource for swimmers with Down syndrome to share specialist training, health and nutrition best practice and gain swimmer classification. The leading force in identifying future swimming talent amongst those with Down syndrome within Great Britain.



Keep up to date with all of the latest DSS-GB News!

Great Britain top team at European Down Syndrome Championships

Great Britain & Northern Ireland were named the top team at the seventh European Down Syndrome Championships.

Down Syndrome Great Britain took a team of 33 swimmers to Padova to compete at last months Championships with 13 nations taking part at the event in Northern Italy.

Teams from the USA, South Africa and Brazil joined ten European nations to compete for medals in the 50m pool at the Impianti Sportivi Padovanuoto complex.

The GB team worked hard to repeat their top team success from 2019 and 2017 where they achieved their goal based on points won throughout the competition.

Getting in some race practice at the Royal Navy Masters meet at Millfield today for Alex - with just 4 weeks to go till the World #DownSyndromeSwimming Champs in ­čç╣­čçĚ

Driving home with a smile on your face Ôś║´ŞĆ

A 400m free PB - 4 yrs in the making - for @CerysDSswimmer competing @scotswimwest LC champs ­č嬭čĹĆ

#training #gym #visualisation #confidence #process #hardwork #selfbelief #selftalk #technique #dedication #swimming #downsyndromeswimming

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Our Sponsors

DSS-GB is a parent-led organisation that receives no funding other than the sponsorship we can raise. We are, therefore, hugely grateful to our supporters and sponsors.