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Swimming Activities for Children

Splash SessionSwimming is a great form of exercise for children and they love nothing more than having fun in the pool. Zest offer a number of swimming activities specifically aimed at children. These include:

Family Swim

The family swim sessions are a more relaxed sessions and are aimed at families, especially parents with younger children.

Parent & Toddler Classes

Primarily designed to introduce very young children and their parents to the environment and pleasures of the water. These sessions are the perfect way to introduce water to young children. Our qualified teachers follow the ASA National teaching plan of introducing water skills for both parent and child through constructive learning with various activities and games helping build up confidence in the water, improve motor skills, increase strength and also increase social skills.

The sessions encourage water confidence through play with use of toys and music. The sessions are taken by a qualified teacher and are aimed at children from 6 months - 5 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Take a look at our timetable and prices for more information.

Women and Young Children Sessions

Zest run a number of sessions where only women and girls or boys under eight are permitted. These sessions take place in a more relaxed environment and female parents are more than welcome to bring along their young children.

ASA National Swimming Award

This course is designed to encourage safety, confidence, and ability through progressive practices of the ASA National Teaching Plan levels. There are 12 awards for your child's enjoyment; 2 for each of the 6 development levels. Your child/children can be taught to swim and learn skills that will assist them to try various other water based activities i.e. competitive swimming, diving, water polo, snorkelling.

Find out more about our swimming lessons for children.

For further information on swimming activities please call the Zest Centre on 0114 2702040.