Author - John Hale

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  Drowning is the leading cause of death in children under 5 years of age. Swimming Lessons are a vital part of your child’s development and should be started as early as possible. British Swim School has been dedicated to teaching water survival for over 30yrs. Our methods are based on teaching beginners of all age groups that the ability to float on their back is the most important water survival skill of all. This enables all swimmers to rest, breath and call for help, thus alleviating the “silent” danger of floating face down. British Swim School has worked continuously to develop, improve and fine tune these methods resulting in the ability to teach babies as young as 3 month old to roll over onto their backs. Our teaching is a gradual, gentle and fun process.

Summer is here – are you and your kids ready and safe?

With warmer days and summer upon us, it's the perfect time to think about getting your kids back outdoors, lots of fun in the sun and making sure they're ready to be safe and independent swimmers.

It seems like every time you read an article on water safety the same tips come up: vigilance, protective pool fences, alarms on doors…. We all read them and agree that these are, indeed, very wise pieces of advice but often think "it’ll never happen to me" when it comes to our own children’s...

Posted on July 01, 2014 at 6:00 AM by John Hale