School Age & Adult Swimming Classes

Swim Academy at Gable Leisure Wraxall Bristol

We offer independent classes for four to nine year olds in our Swim Academy classes. Our lessons are small and more personable than some large swim classes which means your child can get the most from their teacher. Whether your child is a complete beginner and looking to learn to swim or they may be struggling to progress in their current lessons Aquatic Harmony offer swimming classes for all abilities.
Our teachers are very experienced and have taught hundreds of children to swim. We follow STA (Swim Teachers Association) swim programme which blends water safety and water confidence whilst correcting swim stroke techniques and stamina. Every child is different and children learn in different ways our teachers are trained to get the best out of their times with us and we always ensure our classes are fun so they love to come back. Our focus is on helping children realise their swimming potential, whilst teaching personal survival skills to them.

We also offer one to one classes where your child will have a dedicated thirty minutes with one of our specialised teachers to get them where they want to be in their swimming journey.

Swim Academy 1 – STA Octopus 1 & 2

  1. Answer 2 water safety questions
  2. Enter the pool safely, steps, ramp, swivel
  3. Move through the water confidently in different ways – walk, hop, jump, skip, gallop, march
  4. Use a woggle to swim front paddle and back paddle for 5 metres
  5. Push and glide on the front and back
  6. Attempt a simultaneous circle action with legs while on the back for 2 metres, using a woggle or floats
  7. Travel under a woggle waterfall, experiencing water over the head
  8. Return to standing from a star float on the back
  9. Perform a treading water action with legs using a woggle (sea horses), or floats
  10. Exit the pool safely and unassisted

 

Swim Academy 2 – STA Octopus 3

  1. Answer 2 water safety questions
  2. Enter the pool safely with a step or jump
  3. Swim 2 metres of front paddle, and 2 metres of back paddle, unaided
  4. Use a woggle to kick across pool while blowing bubbles
  5. Demonstrate front crawl arm action while standing
  6. Demonstrate back crawl arm action while standing
  7. Push and glide on the front with face in the water
  8. Push and glide on the back arms by the side
  9. Rotate from back float to front float, and return back to a back float, using a woggle
  10. Submerge under water and retrieve an object

Swim Academy 3 – STA Goldfish 1

  1. Answer 2 water safety questions
  2. Enter the water with a step or jump entry, tread water for 5 seconds, swim to poolside
  3. Push and glide, and hold the streamlined position for 5 seconds
  4. Push and glide, or swim to the bottom of the pool, to retrieve an object
  5. Swim 5 metres on front, roll over and swim 5 metres on back
  6. Perform dolphin leg kick on the front or back for 5 metres
  7. Scull head first for 2 metres
  8. Scull feet first, using a woggle for support
  9. Show rhythmical breathing in front crawl for 10 metres, using a woggle or float
  10. Swim a recognisable breaststroke for 5 metres

Swim Academy 4 STA Goldfish 2 & 3

  1. Answer 2 water safety questions
  2. Perform a back float, tuck to a front float and return to a standing position
  3. Scull head first for 5 metres, and feet first for 3 metres
  4. Push and glide on the back, tuck, rotate to the front and return to the starting point
  5. Swim 10 metres of a recognised front stroke, either front crawl or breaststroke. Learner’s first choice
  6. Swim back crawl for 10 metres
  7. Swim 5 metres of a recognised front stroke. Learner’s second choice
  8. Push and glide to the bottom of the pool, tuck, place feet on the bottom and spring up
  9. Perform a mushroom float and hold for 3 seconds, extend to a front float and return to a standing position
  10. Enter the water with a step or jump entry, swim 5 metres on the front, then swim to poolside and exit water safely

 

Little swimmers sitting at poolside

School age swimming classes at Gable Leisure Wraxall BS48 1NE

Gable Leisure pool was renovated in the summer 2021 and is a modern fresh pool. Maintained at a warm 32 degrees, this lovely new pool is ideal for our swimming lessons as less harsh chemicals have been used so this is ideal for your little ones skin. The pool is private for our use and is situated in beautiful surroundings, there is ample parking and large changing areas. An immaculately clean, modern pool you’ll feel like you are at a spa! Classes are held on Thursday mornings and Saturday afternoons for baby to preschool and Sunday afternoons for our preschool to Primary Swim Academy classes.

Class

School age swimming

 

Where

Gable Farm Wraxall BS48 1NE

Times

Contact for Details

see term dates below

 

School age swimming classes Term Dates

SPRING/SUMMER 2022 six week Term 

Gable Leisure Wraxall BS48 1NE

Baby to Preschool -Thursday 9th June to 14th July  1pm to 4pm

Baby to Preschool – Saturday 11th June to 16th July 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Swim Academy 4 to 9 years – 9th June to 14th July  4pm to 8pm

Swim Academy 4 to 9 years – Saturday11th June to 16th July from 1.30pm to 3pm

Swim Academy 4 to 9 years – Sunday 19th June to 24th July 3.30pm to 6.30pm

(You are able to join mid-term if there are spaces available)

AUTUMN 2022 Ten week Term 

Gable Leisure Wraxall BS48 1NE

Baby to Preschool – Thursday 8th September to 17th November 1pm to 4pm

Baby to Preschool – Saturday 3rd September to12th November from 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Swim Academy 4 to 9 years – Thursday 8th September to 17th November 4pm to 8pm

Swim Academy 4 to 9 years – Saturday 3rd September to12th November from 1 pm to 3pm

Swim Academy 4 to 9 years – Sunday 4th September to 13th November from 3.30pm to 6.30pm

(You are able to join mid-term if there are spaces available)

Emelia

Emelia

Gable Leisure Teacher

Emelia is one of our lovely Gable Leisure teachers and is level 2 and baby to preschool qualified. Emilia has been teaching since 2018 teaching babies, children and adults from beginners right through to competitive swimmers.

Emilia is SAT, Safeguarding children qualified and is fully DBS checked. Emilia brings passion and a gentle approach to our swimming classes but is excellent and getting little ones to swim and perfecting their technique.

Alasdair

Alasdair

Gable Leisure, Wraxall Teacher

Alasdair teaches our Preschool to Primary age classes at Gable Leisure pool in Wraxall and is a Level 2 Qualified Teacher .

Alasdair has been a competitive swimmer for many years and also enjoys open water swimming.

Our Baby to Preschool swimming lessons are also held at

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07789 852729

hayleigh@aquatic-harmony.com

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