Adlington criticises pool closures
17 February 2014 Last updated at 19:09 GMT
Rebecca Adlington says lots of kids won't become good enough swimmers because too many local swimming pools are being closed - so how important is yours?
The government says it's up to local councils to decide how they spend their money, but in many parts of the UK residents are fighting plans to close community baths.
In this film, Nel visits a swimming pool in Oldham, Greater Manchester, to see what kids there think of swimming