One in three parents admit their children cannot swim the length of a pool.
With more than 400 drownings across the country every year, a campaign has begun to get everyone swimming.
Esther Pearson, from Surf Life Saving GB has been talking to our reporter Richard Lawrence.
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Cheltenham Town's board say they've parted company with manager Gary Johnson after more than 3 years at the club.
Tuesday evening will remain dry and mild, although cloud will thicken throughout the night and into the early hours of Wednesday.
Tonight will be mostly dry and mild. It will be cloudy through the early hours of Wednesday, bringing patches of drizzle.