Aquademy Swimming

Course Overview

We run a range of courses for swimmers catering for all ages and abilities. Where they start and how they progress depends on an initial assessment which provides sound basis for the development of their confidence and skill in the water. More information on the beginner courses is available below

 

Adult and Child

A swimming course for children age from 18 months to 3.5 years accompanied by an adult. The emphasis is on gaining water confidence whilst working with the adult. Fun and enjoyment are the priority. This stage takes children from initial introduction to water right through to achieving independance. Some children may progress from this stage to beginner level

8 Children per class

 

 

 

 

Non-Swimmer 1 and Non-Swimmer 2 

Encouraging fun, safety and helping swimmers feel comfortable in water. Children with water experience or confidence may move through this level quickly.

Activities

  • Floating on front and back
  • Entering the water independently
  • Introduction to flutter kicking on front and back
  • Safety awareness
  • Basic movement skills
  • Using arms and legs for simple form of travelling through water
  • Submerging

These courses are ideal for children 3.5 years and older.

6 children per class

 

 

 

 

Beginners

Children who can travel 10+ metres on front and back comfortably independantly in deep water showing an over arm action and are learning all kicking techniques.

 

Activities

  • Safe entries
  • Jumping in
  • Floating
  • Travel and rotation
  • Regaining upright position

These courses are ideal for children of all ages

6 Children per class

                    

 

 

 

Improvers 


This course is ideal for children who can travel 20+ metres Frontcrawl and Backcrawl comfortably and are still learning the timing required for Butterfly and Breaststroke.

Activities

  • Developing safe entries
  • Developing an understanding of bouyancy
  • Refining kicking technique
  • Submersion
  • Rotation skills
  • Water safety knowledge

Suitable for children of all ages

6 Children per class


 

 

Advanced 

This course focuses on stroke improvement on all strokes as well as building confidence and endurance on Frontcrawl and Backstroke.

Activities

  • Develop 'watermanship'
  • Sculling
  • Treading water skills
  • Complete rotation
  • Co-ordinated breathing
  • Water safety aspects
  • Understanding preparation for exercise
  • Performing all strokes to a ASA given standard

Suitable for all children at the appropriate skill level

6 Swimmers per lane

 

 

 

Private lessons or small class ratio's 

Stroke Specific Classes

Diving Classes

1:2:1's - 2:2:1's - 3:2:1's

These courses offer lessons to children or adults looking to focus individually or in small groups. Lessons will be taught to any level of ability from ages 3.5 years and over. 

Stroke Specific Classes

On occasion some swimmers may want additional tuition with specific skills or strokes and these classes may be booked on an ad hoc basis. 

Diving Classes

Many swimmers require longer learning periods for Diving than can be covered within a typical weekly lesson. These lessons can be booked on a Full or Half termly basis and can give that something extra to build a swimers confidence.