Beginners Swim Lessons

While you may be hesitant to enroll your child in swim lessons before they’re able to walk, there are so many benefits to learning to swim, swimming instruction and baby aquatics.

For starters, Aquafin swimming lessons can reduce the risk of accidental childhood drowning. Since drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children under 4, it makes sense to provide opportunities for your child to learn to swim.

Beginner Stages: Tadpole, Duckling and Goldfish.

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Parent and child work together to develop the foundational skills crucial for learning to swim and promote safety in the water. 

The Tadpole level at Aquafin is designed to be the best possible introduction to the water for your baby. With parent/carers as the co-teacher in the pool, in a small friendly group of like-minded parents, your baby will learn through a structured lesson to develop safety, confidence and coordination in the water.

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Our Duckling level is a well-rounded lesson plan with an emphasis on developing the child’s body position in the water and their motor skills. Children are also taught crucial survival skills to submerge themselves and initiate independent movements.

Parent and child work together to develop the beginning swimming skills crucial for learning strokes and promote safety in the water.

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Our Goldfish level is focused on the child gaining water independence and learning to swim over greater distances. Lesson plans encourage safety skills, such as independently grabbing and climbing out.

The class focuses on fundamental swimming and safety skills while learning how to safely be a part of a group class.

Infants and Toddlers

These classes are designed for parents and infants or toddlers to work together to learn the foundational skills crucial for learning to swim and promoting water safety. 

Lessons start as early as 3-months-old, we will work with you and your little one to develop skills such as being comfortable in the water, breath control, floating and kicking. We work in group sizes of 6.

All of these skills will help your child begin building foundation water safety skills and confidence in the water.

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