*This is an advertorial blog for Baby Swimmers
Thinking of what to get your little one for Christmas? Why not buy a term at Baby Swimmers or Swimmers Academy and give a gift that keeps on giving!
It can be so hard to buy meaningful presents for little ones under the age of 18 months. They usually have all of the cuddly toys, building blocks and musical instruments they need! And to be honest, half the time they’re more interested in the packaging than the present itself. So why not give them something that will make them light up with squeals, week in week out. And something that will help their development come on in leaps and bounds.
Local mum Gemma, from our Penny Fields class did exactly that and her child hasn’t looked back “I first started taking my son to swimming classes at 6 weeks old. The first class was a bit nerve-racking for me as a first time mum but after getting in the pool with our instructor we realised it wasn’t as scary as first thought. Our son was so small but even from the very first class, he seemed to enjoy the lessons. Our instructor took things at a steady pace. Talking through everything we were doing and immediately put me at ease about being in the water.
My son is now six months old and enjoys the lessons so much I couldn’t imagine him not doing them anymore. From the second we get there his face lights up, once in the changing rooms he always starts smiling and the smile never leaves his face the whole lesson! Once in the water he starts moving his arms and splashing everyone and everything in his path. He has no fear of going under the water. I have had the opportunity to see him underwater and find it strange to say he still has a smile on his face! Taking a child swimming so young may seem incredibly daunting but I can guarantee Baby Swimmers lessons are very much worth it.”
Baby Swimmers & Swimmers Academy
Introduce your little one to the enjoyment of water!
Baby Swimmers & Swimmers Academy run fun swimming classes for babies from 6 weeks to children up to 14 years in Leeds, Harrogate, Bradford, Pocklington and York. A term of classes makes a wonderful gift for both you and your child to spend quality time together or for the older ones to learn or improve their swimming technique.
Baby Swimmers are fun classes for babies from 6 weeks old upwards, which are a great work out with singing and fun activities to build a foundation to swim unaided and learn water safety skills. We have put together a structured Awards Programme, using STA Starfish and Stanley Awards so you can see your babies and toddlers progress to a confident little swimmer.
There are great benefits for babies swimming at such a young age, which include helping to develop physically, with greater muscle control, hand-eye co-ordination as well as strengthening baby’s heart and lungs. Alertness is also improved through word association and responding to commands such as kick, kick kick or hold on. Socially your baby will interact with other babies and join in the fun and games and as they get older sing along to the songs!
Swimmers Academy run classes for children from beginners at 4 years old through to advanced levels for teens. Children are encouraged to feel confident in the water and learn life-long swimming skills by fully qualified, experienced teachers. We Focus on stroke technique, distances and lifesaving skills, following the STA Awards from Stanley all the way up to Gold in both survival and swimming.
Classes for Baby swimmers and Swimmers Academy are in Leeds at Forum, Quarry Hill, Milestones School, Stanningley, Temple Moor High School, Halton, Penny Fields School, Meanwood, Hilton Hotel, Leeds City, Farnley West SILC, Valley View, Bradford.
The January term starts w/c 7th January and the term in Leeds is £110 for 11 weeks and £130 in Bradford for 13 weeks.
For more details on classes visit www.babyswimmers.co.uk or call Tracie on 0333 8008 345 (Mobile Friendly)