swimming pool rules, which they say stop them taking their children
swimming, BBC Radio Four's Today programme reported this morning.
Institute of Sport and Recreation Management, which require a parent to
child ratio of one adult for every child under four years old, and one
adult for every two children aged four to eight. This means that a mother
with two children aged six and two can no longer take them swimming
together, Today reported.
The Right to Swim pressure group has been formed by parents to call for a
relaxation of the rules. But ISRM chief executive Ralph Riley told the
programme that the ratios were necessary for the safety of children in busy