Our Spring Swimming Update

Swimming

Back in January, Isaac and Eliza took part in a club run swimming gala. At 8 years old, Eliza isn’t allowed to compete outside the club so we are restricted to events run by Swim Bournemouth. Isaac, on the other hand, is able to compete and had improved his time so much that he was able to compete in his first Level 3 meet this weekend. We headed to Millfield School in Street, Somerset on Friday night, ready for an… Continue Reading “Our Spring Swimming Update”

Eliza’s First Swimming Gala

Diving

Back in May last year, Eliza joined Isaac at Swim Bournemouth in their Juniors section, with the idea that they both swim together at the same time to reduce the amount of time I spend sat beside a swimming pool. That lasted all of three months as Isaac moved up to the County Potential squad in the summer, meaning I now spend everyday at a swimming pool with one of them. It was, however, a move I do not regret… Continue Reading “Eliza’s First Swimming Gala”

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”

Proud Moments – The Swimming Gala

Swimming Pool

There is no doubt about it, being a parent is a challenging, ever-changing occupation. Some days it feels like you are climbing a mountain in a blizzard and you are getting nowhere fast, but then there are the days it all comes together and the kids do something that makes you sing from the summit. Yesterday was one of those days. Isaac has been training with a local swimming club since January this year and the improvement in his swimming… Continue Reading “Proud Moments – The Swimming Gala”