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Careers in 2018

Posted by on Aug 20, 2017 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on Careers in 2018

Careers in 2018

Come and join the team! If you would like to join our award winning team and work for a friendly, fun and flexible employer – why not give us a call or drop us an email. We are looking to expand and would like to recruit more team members in January 2018. Why not get in touch to see the hours and times we have available and start your swimming journey with us! Successful applicants will need to hold a minimum of a Level 1 or Level 2 swimming teachers qualification, be prepared to undergo a DBS check and hold a safeguarding and protecting...

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Swimsafe 2017

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on Swimsafe 2017

Swimsafe 2017

SwimNE have been delighted to be working with Swim England and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) this Summer to bring the Swim Safe project back to the North East!   We have delivered Swim Safe sessions this Summer to 1161 children in Tyne & Wear. A huge thanks to everyone who has supported the project, the volunteers, the teachers, the lifeguards and all of the support staff. We look forward to seeing even more of you on our beaches next...

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NPLQ/NRASTC courses

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on NPLQ/NRASTC courses

NPLQ/NRASTC courses

Our friends at Aquality Training will be running a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) course the week of Monday 31st July to Saturday 5th August at Farringdon Community academy in Sunderland. The NPLQ course is suitable for all those who wish to undertake life guarding duties or to start a career in the leisure industry. The course includes CPR, pool work and it is a Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) recognised qualification. The cost of the course is £300 (including VAT). The course runs on all days from 9am – 5.30pm and...

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SwimNE is 10!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on SwimNE is 10!

SwimNE is 10!

For those of you who don’t already know, SwimNE turns 10 years old on Saturday 5th November 2016. In order to celebrate this important milestone, we will be sharing some stories from the last 10 years on our Facebook and Twitter pages, and we want you to join in. We want to hear your swimming stories. Alongside this, we’re hosting some fantastic events during the October Half Term (Monday 24th October to Sunday 30th October 2016); from free family fun days to a sponsored swim, we have something for everyone. – Create a...

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Sponsored swim

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on Sponsored swim

Sponsored swim

Sponsored swim – please come along and show your support if you are able to. Some of our instructors are collaboratively doing a 10 hour Sponsored Swim, in which 10 instructors will be swimming continuously for an hour each. This is taking place on Sunday 30th October 2016 between 7am and 5pm at Sport Central on behalf of a very special charity. We are raising money for CHUF (Children’s Heart Unit Foundation), which is a charity close to our hearts. Please donate by using our Just Giving page...

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Swim For Fitness

Posted by on Aug 27, 2016 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on Swim For Fitness

Swim For Fitness

SwimNE offers a session on a Monday evening at Fenham pool between 7-8pm. This session is aimed at those adult swimmers who are looking to get a little bit more from there swim sessions. The emphasis is on technique and efficiency and can be worked at your own pace. It is a stepping stone between adult 1-1 lessons and Masters swimming. Everyone welcome – £5 per session paid after the session to the instructor. Session cards entitling swimmers to ten sessions can be purchased for £40 also.

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Swimtastic Awards

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on Swimtastic Awards

Swimtastic Awards

SwimNE and Nemo Swimming were delighted to receive the Silver award in the UK Swimtastic awards 2014. We received our award in the swimming teachers of the year award – Matt Thompson of SwimNE collecting the award on behalf of the whole team in Birmingham last weekend. A big congratulations to the whole team for all of your hard work – hopefully this highlights how much you put in to your lessons and is definitely recognition that you deserve! We would also like to congratulate Rachael Cooper and the team at Better Swim school in...

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Swimming Blog

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on Swimming Blog

Swimming Blog

Ten Reasons Swimming Is the Best Sport in the World –   Ok, we might be a bit biased here at SwimNE and Nemo Swimming, but we think we can put across a great argument for why swimming is the best sport in the world! Here are our 10 reasons….   Water is kind. Water has natural buoyancy which counteracts the force of gravity, meaning it’s a low impact sport which puts little stress on bones and joints. Swimming is a useful tool in aiding recovery from injury and the support of the water makes it suitable for those with...

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Sarah’s swim!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on Sarah’s swim!

Sarah’s swim!

We would like to wish a few of our ‘more experienced’ adult swimmers the very best of luck in some up and coming Open Water swims. Hopefully this will inspire many of our adults reading this!!   Best of luck from all at SwimNE to one of our own instructors, Sarah who is completing the Chillswim Coniston lake 5.25 mile challenge swim on Saturday 14th September along with friend and fellow masters swimmer, Sylvia Bland. They are raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support and any donations would be gratefully appreciated. Please...

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SwimNE Epic Waves!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in Blog, Featured, General, News | Comments Off on SwimNE Epic Waves!

SwimNE Epic Waves!

SwimNE would like to say a big congratulations to all of our Pre Competitive swimmers who took part in the Newcastle Dolphin Gala 2013 at Outer West pool on Sunday 14th July. Swimmers represented SwimNE from both Fenham and Northumbria University pools   This was the first time that SwimNE has been invited to this gala and we loved the opportunity to allow our swimmers a taste of what swimming in a gala is all about! Many of our swimmers were experiencing racing for the very first time. We were represented with the largest group of...

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