Swimfin – the holiday essential for inexperienced swimmers

Swimfin

Are you planning on taking your child on a winter sunshine break, or are travelling within the UK to somewhere with a pool and have a non or poor swimmer? I would like to introduce you to SwimFin which is an AWESOME swimming aid that is loads of fun for children and spectators alike. I first heard of it a couple of years back when it was used in Kian’s swimming lessons and it always drew lots of good remarks for being fun yet functional. My youngest son, Sebastian, has been swimming since he was 3 months old with Turtle Tots, but… Continue Reading “Swimfin – the holiday essential for inexperienced swimmers”

Save a Life, Learn to Swim and #Win with Swimshop

Swimming

A recent study found that 57% of children between 7-11 years old cannot swim. In a bid to change this Swimshop are running a ‘Save a Life, Learn to Swim’ campaign. It is estimated that children require at least 25 hours of lessons to swim confidently a distance of 25 metres. Primary schools are offered 18 hours of swimming lessons per child a year, way below the recommended hours. If hours were raised to 25 across all primary schools as standard the number of children who can swim would rise by 200,000. The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) suggests that swimming should… Continue Reading “Save a Life, Learn to Swim and #Win with Swimshop”