‘S’ is for ‘Summer’, ‘Swimming’ & ‘Safety’

A Sip of Summer Springs Swimming & Water Safety to Mind! Hurrah!!! Finally sun is out, weather is warm and it’s starting to feel like Summer!  In just over couple of months, schools summer break starts and it will be the time to pack for a summer holiday. Yes, another swimming season will be in full swing soon! …


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When is it O.K to stop swimming lessons?

‘When is the best time to start swimming?‘ is one of the most popular questions we often hear from parents. But, they rarely ask us about when to stop swimming lessons. Do you think your child has done enough lessons? Time to tick the ‘swimming’ box and move on? In this article, you will find out when …


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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 …


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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 …


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How can I teach my own child to swim?

Ask the coach! The most frequently ‘learn to swim’ questions answered- Question #1 Parents often ask how they can teach their own child to swim, even if they are not good or confident swimmers themselves. Some parents question whether an external teacher or classes are really necessary. Parents teach their children many things everyday and you …

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Fear of Water! How to Build Water Confidence in Anxious Children

Anxious Child In Swimming Lessons Anxiety in the water for a child learning to swim can be a common problem but the ways this anxiety manifests can vary. A swim teacher once asked for guidance with a particular concern. She had a toddler who kept having poop accidents during her swimming lessons. After the third …


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How Long Will It Take To Learn to Swim?

A competent swimmer is a swimmer who travels in water independently, smoothly and efficiently with good technique. Swimming can look really easy when one watches good swimmers, but it is actually very technical. If you have been watching any TV coverage of 2017 FINA World Championships which is on now, you know what I mean. Swimming …


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Happy Father’s Day To All Swimming Dads

Father’s Day is on June 18th this year. It’s the one day a year when we celebrate fatherhood. At Blue Wave Swim School, we don’t really think it’s enough. Dads have busy lives. They deserve to be spoiled a little bit more often. In fact, we believe at every weekend we should have a ‘Father’s …


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5 Water-Safety Tips For Your Summer Holidays

With warmer weather and school holidays on the horizon, most families have already started planning their summer trips. More likely you will be spending your summer break somewhere warm with an easy access to a nice swimming pool or sandy beaches or a lake or river-your family will be around water. Water is fun and …


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We are a finalist for the Best Business in SW19

Blue Swim School Goes for a Prestige Award! We are one of the finalists for the ‘Best Business in SW19’ category of Merton Best Business Awards 2015 (organised by Merton Chamber of Commerce) and the only swim school which has become a finalist for this award. The finalists have been picked by a panel of …

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