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Toddler Swimming

Our toddler swimming lessons are popular with children and parents alike.

We offer a safe, fun, water-based environment and teach effective toddler swimming skills to boost your child’s confidence and ability.

Our swimming pool was built especially for children. There is no chlorine in the water and sanitation is provided by an ultraviolet system meaning chemicals are kept to an absolute minimum.

Through progressive teaching practices, children will learn how to master their breath control and how to propel themselves through the water. We use the Birthlight method of teaching, which encourages free movement in the water at a time when your toddler is both physically and emotionally ready.

Using the wonder of their imagination and by playing challenging yet fun games, they will learn new water safety and stroke development skills on their journey to independent swimming.

We do this by:

  • Working at the child’s pace: Promoting independence in the water, at the right time, enables their confidence to flourish
  • Lesson Planning: Carefully planned weekly sessions, which focus on breathing, swimming skills and having fun both above and under the water
  • Focusing on safety: To ensure every child understands the importance of safe behaviour around water
  • Repetition: Repetition of activities enables positive learning; every week the sessions repeat previously learned skills and also adds in new ones
  • Adopting a gentle approach: Remaining focused on the parent-child relationship, and when ready, allowing the child to explore their own capabilities
  • Having fun!!

Because our teaching method is sensitive to the abilities of each individual child, we do not follow a strict program of training the child to meet a certain level of ability. Instead, our approach centres on safety, having fun and swimming with your child in an environment free from expectations and pressure to meet criteria based on performance.

Our lesson plans are flexible enough to ensure that progression is made in swimming ability at the child’s pace without pressure or force.

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Bookings & Class Availability

Toddler Swimming Classes for 1-year to 4-years old, booked in terms of 10-week blocks.

Payment options:
Whole term payment £130.00 inc Vat.
Payment can be made in two instalments of £67.50 inc vat each.

Because our approach to swimming is gentle and child-led, it is possible to join at any time during the term and pay on a pro-rata basis.

Groups are limited to eight babies per class with one parent in the water. There are three extra spaces in each session which can be used to bring someone else along, e.g: mummy, daddy, aunty, sibling, grandparent, etc. These spaces are free of charge and can be booked one week in advance.

Our Swimming term dates for 2018 are:
Term 1: Tuesday 8th January to Monday 19th March
Term 2: Tuesday 20th March to Monday 28th May
Term 3: Tuesday 29th May to Monday 6th August
Term 4: Tuesday 7th August to Monday 15th October
Term 5: Tuesday 16th October to Monday 24th December

If no courses are showing in the timetable below, please scroll forward through the calendar. To make a booking or enquire please contact us here or call us on 01733 707808

Please ensure you view our Booking Terms & Conditions before making a booking with us.