Starfish Swimming Club - a member of the Halliwick Association of Swimming Therapy
Starfish Swimming Club - a member of the Halliwick Association of Swimming Therapy
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ASTRA - 14

Halliwick Association of Swimming Therapy - ASTRA 14

The Halliwick Association of Swimming Therapy promotes all aspects of swimming for people with a disability in Britain and Ireland.

The Irish Halliwick clubs are affiliated into a regional association - ASTRA 14. There are approx. 140 affiliated clubs and there are links to groups in Europe, Australia and United States.

All officers are volunteers and receive no remuneration for their work. This is also true of our instructors and lecturers.

Our funds come from corporate and personal donations, course fees and fund-raising events. Kildare County Council has supported the Starfish club for many years and now also supports North Star.

The Irish clubs in ASTRA 14 includes:
  Octopus, Clarenbridge, Co. Galway.
Viking, Waterford.
Dolphin, Ferryhouse, South Tipperary.
Starfish, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.
North Star, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.
Also:groups in Kilkenny, Limerick and Castlebar.
 
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