Our mission is to…

Reduce deaths by drowning globally

Promote the teaching of swimming and other survival techniques to the highest international standard

Collaborate with every country to increase water safety awareness globally

What We Value

Inclusiveness and Diversity

We want to ensure everyone has the opportunity to learn to swim and to gain a swimming teaching qualification, no matter their background or location.


We strive to develop swimming teachers around the world with high quality training and qualifications.


Creating affiliation and membership with other countries to ensure swimming is an essential life skill provided to every single individual in this world.

Members Around the World

Meet the IFSTA Team

The Work We Do

Sri Lanka Women’s Swimming Project