Why Play Has to be Added to Swimming Lessons!

To grow and develop, children need time and space to be active and play safely. Swimming pools could be great environments for children to play freely and mix land-based activities like jumping with water-based activities like swimming. Why Play Matters Sir Ken Robinson, British author, speaker and international advisor on education, once said ‘academic research Read More

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 Read More

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

Happy 5th Birthday to Blue Wave Swim

Blue Wave Swim School is 5 years old on Sunday 22 Feb. Hurray! Yes, our Birthday is coming up soon! It’s hard to believe but, 5 years has gone by so fast since we had so much fun teaching local children swimming. It is our honour that for 5 years has been spent teaching swimming to children Read More

We are a Truly International Swim School based in South West London!

As we say goodbye to 2014 and prepare to begin teaching and coaching again in January 2015, I thought it appropriate that we take the time to reflect upon on the achievements, highs, lows and lessons of the last 12 months. In 2014, once again, we welcomed children from very different backgrounds and experiences across different Read More