Swim and Sports Academy owners react to sale rumours
owners of Burnham-On-Sea's Swim and Sports Academy have this week
dispelled rumours that the business is up for sale.
and Sara Cox-Conklin, pictured,
said they are bemused why the rumours have been circulating in
the town in recent weeks.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I have heard the rumour several
times recently, but we're not sure why they have started because
they are not correct."
can confirm that the academy is not for sale and no interested
buyers have approached us. We are committed to running the academy
for the long-term."
and Sara saved the 35 year-old pool from closure in 2008 when
they took over it from Sedgemoor District Council and re-launched
it as the privately-run Burnham Swim and Sports Academy.
year, the academy won the coveted title of the UK's Swim School
of the Year. During its first year, the academy saw 350 children
take lessons each week and it now has 967 students.