Swimming is a very popular sport and has seen some great Irish achievements in recent years. Literally any person with a disability can get involved and participate to the level of their choice. Classification in swimming is one of the largest as the sport allows literally anyone who has the ability to swim to participate. Again classification in swimming is, if not the largest of all sports and divides athletes with disabilities into equal groups of comptetitors
With many disciplines to compete in or just for fun, swimming is an ideal sport to keep fit and has had many elite representations at paralympic level.