Swimming is an essential life survival skill

Every child should be able to swim. People do not realise that children from as young as three years of age can and do learn to swim. At Braemor Swimming Summer School they also become confident and very competent when swimming in deep water. Swimming also promotes health, fitness, fun, and relaxation.

Children should continue to attend classes until they reach a level where they can swim 10 lengths of a 20 metre pool. They then have every chance of survival should the need arise. The advanced class this year will include an introduction to life saving class.

At weekends children take part in numerous water sports, eg, surfing, canoeing, sailing, rowing, windsurfing, and swimming in the sea. Parents should ask themselves, “Is my child safe around water? Would they be able to save themselves and not depend on others should unforeseen circumstances occur?"

Braemor Swimming Club has been running successful children’s classes in Clarenbridge for many years. Swim teacher Anne Page is a former international and Olympic panellist swimmer, and a fully qualified instructor and coach with many years' experience.

Children travel long distances for her organised classes and expertise.

Braemor Swimming Club runs daily intensive swimming classes in Clarenbridge on a weekly basis in July. Classes are held at 5.30pm for beginners and improvers, and 6.20pm for lane swimming for advanced swimmers and introduction to life saving. This year's classes will include an introduction to life saving class for my advanced swimmers,

Weekly courses for children and teenagers run from Monday July 8 to Friday July 12, and Monday July 15 to Friday July 19.

The learn swim in one week course for adults runs from Monday July 15 to Friday July 19.

To book a place phone 085 1223303 or join at the class.


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