4 Tips To Help Your Child Learn To Swim

Parents, Children And Swimming If you are a parent and reading this blog, more likely you are a parent who is really keen on making sure your child learns to swim. Learning to swim is the most important stage of becoming a confident swimmer. A child who enjoys being and moving in the water, will …


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Easter, Love & Compassion! Bonding with Your Child

Easter it’s one of the most sought-after holidays in Europe and it’s also the time to think about love and show your compassion A religious holiday- to celebrate the day Christ has risen-which coincides with nature’s rebirth in the Northern Hemisphere by the arrival of Spring. Schools are on a long break so, kids are …

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Best Swimming Books for Toddlers and Pre-schoolers

Swimming Books Help Parents and Children The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~Dr. Seuss These days a parent could offer their young child storytime with a picture book as well as by playing an audiobook or with an animated film or just …


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Benefits of Swimming Classes for Kids

Swimming is a great activity and provides children to have fun and be active at the same time. However, kids get to the point to be able to enjoy swimming specially family swims, they have to learn how to be comfortable in the water, enjoy water-based activities and swim with confidence. That is where swimming …


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Is it O.k for Children to Play In Swimming Lessons?

Growing, Development & Being Active To grow and develop, children need time and space to be active and play safely. Swimming pools are great environments for children to play freely and all sort of activities; jumping; diving, kicking, etc. Why Play Matters Sir Ken Robinson, British author, speaker and international advisor on education, once said …


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Love Swimming on Valentine’s Day! Why Water Lovers Are Healthier

Do you love swimming? You should and here’s why! Hope you had a fabulous Valentine’s day, and it was filled with beautiful flowers, chocolate and interesting presents. But, Valentine’s day is a very good occasion to talk about swimming. Are you wondering why? Because firstly, swimming and love benefit us in similar ways and secondly, learning …


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Why Can Swimming Make Children Happy?

Can Swimming Make Children More Happy? This week (4-10 February 2019) is Children’s Mental Health Week. Regardless of age, Mental health is an important part of our overall health and these days parents pay a great deal of attention to their children’s happiness. A happy child is active and expresses positive emotions and feelings at …


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Blue Wave Swim Finalist At Merton And Wandsworth Awards

Blue Wave, A Business Award finalist in Merton and Wandsworth In 2017 and 2018, we were really proud to be nominated for several prestigious awards by several organisations and associations including What’s on 4 Kid’s.  What’s On 4 kids is one of the major children activity listing platforms in the country. The What’s On 4 …

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Swimming Certificates and Badges Explained

There are well over 5,000 publicly accessible swimming pools in England and swimming is England’s most popular mass participation sport. 2.5 million people swimming at least once a week! No wonder two third of primary schoolchildren in England take swim lessons. It could be school swim lessons part of school curriculum or at swim schools …


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Baby Swimming Lessons with Snorri Magnússon

Visiting the famous Baby Swimming School in Iceland Visiting other swim schools to learn from others and share best practice in baby swimming approaches has always been part of our development at Blue Wave Swim School in London. So when I was in Iceland in October to attend the bi-annual Nordic Baby Swimming Conference, I jumped at …


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