SwimNE blog

How long will it take my child to learn to swim?

We hear this question - or variations of it - often. It’s a tricky one to answer, for a number of reasons. First and foremost, how do you define ‘learn...

A little mermaid’s dream: Emelia-Paige’s story

Emelia-Paige (6) is no stranger to the water, having been attending swimming lessons since she was six weeks old and completing regular challenges for Darcey’s Dream - a charity that...

Never too late to learn: Liz’s story

Recently, we’ve been sharing stories from some of our swimmers (and their grown-ups) who have been telling us about their first swimming lesson with SwimNE. Continuing on this theme, we...

Let’s face it… it’s a tough skill to master

Putting their faces in the water can be a tough nut for many children to crack - and it’s something that we see regularly, especially in our beginners swimming lessons. ...

Big girl lessons: Evie’s story

Evie (4) was just a few weeks old when she took her first paddles, and she has continued to swim ever since. Before joining SwimNE’s swimming lessons, Evie swam with...

A new approach: Emily’s story

Today, we caught up with the lovely - and super chatty -  Emily (7), and her parents Michelle and Wes. Emily joined swimming lessons with SwimNE in September 2020. Despite...