Our site

This accessibility statement applies to The site is run   by Scarborough Disabled Swimming Group. 


We seek to ensure that our digital services are accessible to people with disabilities, and accordingly we have invested in the website’s ease of use for people with disabilities, to the full extent possible, in the belief that every person deserves the right to a life of equality, respect, comfort, and independence.


This website utilises Equal Web Digital Accessible plug-in, this means you should be able to:

  •   Option for keyboard-based navigation

  •   listen to most of the website using a screen reader, including the   most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver

  •   Enlargement of the font on the website to 4 levels of   magnification

  •   Immobilization of moving elements, and stoppage of blinking

  •   Altered color contrast against dark background

  •   Altered color contrast against light background

  •   Adaptation for color-blind users

  •   Change of font for better readability

  •   Enlarged cursor, and change of color to black or white

  •   Enlargement of display to ~200%

  •   Emphasizing links on the website

  •   Emphasizing headings on the website

  •   Presentation of alt text to graphics

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

Translating our website into other languages

Popular web browsers include the option to translate web pages by default when they detect that the website language is different to the language installed on the computer, tablet or smartphone. When browsers do not offer to automatically translate, plug-ins are often available to help you do this.


Reading Age of website: 10 years age

This means the average 10 year old should be able to read, understand and navigate This result was based on the following:

Readability Indices

Flesch Kincaid Reading Ease:  65 (score) 15 (age)

Flesch Kincaid Grade Level:  5.3 (score)  10 (age)

Gunning Fog Score:  5.7 (score) 10 (age)

Coleman Liau Index:  13 (score)  17 (age)

Smog Index:  5.2 (score)  10 (age)

Automated Readability Index 3.9 (score)  8 (age)

Text Stats

Number of sentences: 150

Number of words: 688

Number of complex words: 108

Percentage of complex words: 15.72%

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

  • some of our online services are hosted by third-party suppliers and you may find navigating these services difficult depending on their level of web accessibility

  • on some pages, the same text has been used for links to different URLs

 SDSG aims to correct and resolve these in the future.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 20 December 2020. It was last renewed on 23 September 2020.

This website was last tested on 19 December 2020 by Sitemorse.

They provide automated testing of websites to highlight usability and accessibility issues. All pages and PDF documents within the website were tested.