We have been running as a swimming school and providing swimming lessons since 1981. Since then ownership has changed three times.
The guiding principle upon which our teaching methods are based is that our swimmers must enjoy swimming. We have a strict no trauma, lots of fun policy. We have seen over and over again that children who do not enjoy their swimming lessons do not progress at all. It is vital that they love their swimming lessons if there is to be any progress at all. And on the other side of the coin those children who love their swimming lessons not only progress well, but also build new higher levels of self-confidence. This will serve them well throughout their entire lives.
When our swimmers leave us we want them to not only be good at swimming, but also to love it.
This is why we are careful to choose wonderful teachers. Our teachers have to go through a rigorous recruitment process and must genuinely love teaching their swimmers. Because of this, our pool room is almost always a happy and cheerful place that is very child-friendly.
The Pool At Our Swimming School
All swimming lessons happen in our own swimming pool. Our pool is indoor and heated to about 310C. We have 17 solar panels to heat the water as well as two pool heaters.
The pool is 15m X 6m. It has a 2,4m drop at the deep end which facilitates treading water and deep water diving and swimming which is necessary for adult swimming.