County Durham Sport, through the Satellite Club Funding programme, have supported the development of transgender swimming.
Developing Initiatives Supporting Communities (DISC) promote social inclusion, are committed to reducing deprivation and exclusion and, overall, aim to improve individuals’ well-being. A number of young transgender people who regularly use DISC’s services had expressed an interest in taking part in regular physical activity, particularly swimming sessions. The DISC Sport Outreach Swimming Project was developed and delivered in order to meet the young people’s requests
Case Study details – Transgender swimming