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Swimming in Health…

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Swimming in Health…

Swimming in Health…

The Health Benefits of Swimming On the 7th April, we celebrated World Health Day, and SwimNE have news for you. What if we said that it isn’t just drinking water that’s extremely beneficial to your health – swimming in it is, too! So, next time you go to drink your recommended two litres of water a day, why not consider taking a dip in your local pool as well? Before we get down to the full body benefits of a good aquatic workout, swimming is, firstly, a super affordable and genuinely great form of exercise for all individuals of any...

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There’s a first…

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Blog, News | Comments Off on There’s a first…

There’s a first…

SwimNE on CBeebies!   Well would you look at that! Earlier this month, our very own director Matt Thompson was featured delivering our award-winning swimming lessons in an episode of  CBeebies’ fantastic ‘My First’ series. In the episode, CBeebies followed Daniella as she enjoyed her first swimming lesson. Check it out here!  Do you have a child school age 4 or above who would love to learn to swim!? Then why not check out all SwimNE have to offer here. Want to dive in? Then why not drop us...

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Tutor of the Year

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Tutor of the Year

Tutor of the Year

SwimNE is delighted to announce that Matt Thompson has been awarded the Trainee Tutor of the Year award at the Swim England Educators Conference – December 2017. Matt is responsible for the training and development of the swim team at SwimNE and this award recognises the high standard of the training and development of the teachers within our swim school.

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SwimNE want you!

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Blog, News | Comments Off on SwimNE want you!

SwimNE want you!

SwimNE want you!   Are you dynamic, self-motivated, and personable? Are you looking for an employer that is friendly, fun and flexible? Then SwimNE want you! We are looking to recruit new members to join our expanding team, delivering our award-winning swimming lessons across Newcastle, North and South Tyneside. SwimNE are the go to provider of swimming lessons for children and adults across the region; using our comprehensive in-house training programme, we have worked with over 200 swimming instructors to help them learn, develop and...

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Swimsafe returns

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

Swimsafe returns

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 for a third year!   Last year we delivered Swim Safe sessions in Summer 2017 to 1161 children in Tyne & Wear. This year we will be offering over 2000 spaces to swimmers in the region.   Swim Safe is an open water initiative which offers FREE water safety sessions, in outdoor swimming environments for swimmers aged between 7-14 years of age. Swimmers must be...

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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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