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- Activities & CoursesThursday 19th March – Swimming Lesson Cancellations Please click for further details https://stmargaretssportscentre.org.uk/swim-school/news-updates/
Children’s Crash Courses are run during the Easter and Summer School Holiday’s. These can be an ideal way of introducing your child to lessons, maintaining their ability and technique through the longer holiday periods and further their swimming progression.
Details of these courses are posted on our website 5 weeks prior to the school holiday in question.
Our Next Crash Courses will be: Our Easter 2020 Crash Course has been Cancelled, further dates for 2020 will be updated to this page.
Rookie Lifeguard Courses
The Rookie Lifeguard Programme is the junior award scheme from the Royal Life Saving Society. The RLSS Rookie Programme is specially designed for children aged 8 -12 years and is proven to be great fun.
The award contains survival, rescue and sports skills as well as life support and water safety elements so they are great to do. As a Rookie you will learn Lifesaving Skills to help save yourself and know what to do when others get into difficulty in the water. The courses are run during school holiday periods for all levels.
Next Rookie Lifeguard Course: TBC
Survive and Save – In 2017 we started our Survive and Save programme. This challenging but fun awards programme from the RLSS is designed for teens aged 12+. The awards teach lifesaving rescue, self rescue, survival, lifesaving sport skills and also develops swimming ability and fitness.
Additional Pool Sessions
Distance Badge Days – These sessions give children the opportunity to achieve the ASA Rainbow Distance Awards. Starting from 10m progressing up to 1 mile Badges. It is advisable to speak to your child’s teacher prior to registering to ensure the distance they are capable of achieving. During theses sessions we also offer swimmers to be assessed for their Brownies, Beavers, Scouts Swimming Badges.
Next Distance Badge Day: TBC
Water Skills Sessions – These skills sessions are designed to develop your child’s water skills such as, tumble turns , starts for all 4 strokes , head first and feet first surface dives.
Next Water Skills Session: TBC
Diving Sessions – During these fun and progressive sessions your child will learn and develop the fundamentals of basic diving and diving skills.
Next Diving Session: TBC
Mini Water Polo – A fun introductory session to Mini Water Polo for competent swimmers.
Next Water Polo Session: TBC
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