Explaining England Swimming Certificate and Badge System

Did you know that swimming is England’s most popular mass participation sport with 2.5 million people swimming at least once a week? In the light of that and the fact that there are well over 5,000 publicly accessible swimming pools in England it makes it surprising that a third of primary schoolchildren in England and Read More

How To Put on A Swim Cap for Your Child!

Learn How To Put a Swim Cap on for your child before Swim Lesson Your child is desperate to get in the swimming pool and lesson is about to start but, you are struggling with the swim cap and just keep trying to pull the cap over the head without any success! The swim cap Read More

The Real Benefits of Baby Swimming?

Baby Swimming has so many benefits for parents and babies and here is why: Finding time to do everything is a big challenge these days and picking the best activities to do for your little ones isn’t always easy. But knowing which activity to do to get the most benefits, can make all the difference. When your baby isn’t Read More

When Is My Child Going to Swim?

Very often, after a term or two of swimming lessons, parents start asking their kid’s swim teacher this question:‘when is my child going to swim?’. Although there are so many ways that people imagine and define ‘swimming’, normally what most parents mean by ‘swimming’ is when their kids can move their arms, kick their legs Read More

I never learnt to swim as a child, is it too late to learn as an adult?

20% of adults in England cannot swim, but, is it too late to learn? If you are an adult and cannot swim, you are not alone and it is nothing to be embarrassed about.  Swim England published a report in 2015 showing that 20% of men and 22% of women aged over 14 years in Read More