Fun ways to keep the kids fit and active

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Children need physical activity to build coordination, strength and confidence and whilst they do a variety of activities, sports, and games at school, it is important that they continue this at home too. Getting the kids involved in physical activities not only helps keep them fit and healthy, but also lays the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle as they get older. There are lots of fun ways to keep your kids moving at home and they often burn more calories… Continue Reading “Fun ways to keep the kids fit and active”

What kit do you need when you join a Swim Club?

Swim Club

Isaac started swimming with a swim club back in January last year and the improvement in his swimming has been outstanding. What no-one does warn you when you join a swimming club, is just how much the extra’s are. I was expecting the monthly fees, but on top of this are annual membership fees for Swim England, the equipment the kids are expected to have and race / gala fees. Last month, Eliza was awarded her 800m swimming badge and… Continue Reading “What kit do you need when you join a Swim Club?”

Silent Sunday – 14th January 2018

Swimming Trophy

My Silent Sunday is not so silent this week. I am super proud of this young man, in last years cubs swimming gala he refused to do all but one race. This year he took part in all the races with a huge smile on his face, won 3 heats and reached the finals for breaststroke and freestyle. He came away with 3 medals, a gold and two bronze and his pack won the overall tournament. Well done to all… Continue Reading “Silent Sunday – 14th January 2018”

A Turned Corner

Swimming Gala

Back in October Isaac took part in his first swimming gala with Swim Bournemouth and after a bit of a wobbly start he got in the pool and got his first times in breaststroke and freestyle. Since then he has really turned a corner with his swimming and has a new determination about him, listening well in lessons and even upping his sessions from 3 to 4 per week. At Christmas his swimming club organise a ‘Christmas Colours Gala’, which… Continue Reading “A Turned Corner”