"Swimming" is a social programme of the Association "Great Bear". It is directed at creation of conditions for development of potential possibilities and abilities of young sportsmen and swimmers.

The main task of the programme is to reveal the main problems restraining development of swimming in St.Petersburg and to render the real help in overcoming organizational and financial difficulties. Such understanding of a problem provides qualitative transition to a healthy society.

Within the limits of the programme participation in the organization and carrying out of the Championships, tournaments, Games on swimming in St.Petersburg and Leningrad region is planned, support of a national team of St.Petersburg on swimming, rewarding the winners and establishment of grants as well as the selective help to young sportsmen and the best trainers.