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Snow to Spring and the the Summer term looms

What an eventful Spring term with snow disruption – which we haven’t had a for a few years but email, social ,media and website communication make it all much easier to pass on news. We also had our first ever fire alarm and it was re assuring to see how quickly we evacuated the pool so all credit to the A team who did what was in our Emergency Action plan to the letter. There was indeed a sma…

A delayed but exciting start to the Autumn Term 2017

As predicted the return to Bromley High after the refurbishment was delayed by a week but it was great to be back in the pool after an almost 5 month break. Swimmers were disappointed as they thought there would be massive changes to the pool but the closure had been necessary to develop the plant room and boilers/chemical equipment.It also gave me time to ensure our new week end lesson at…

Summer Holidays begin….

We were so lucky to be able to use  the new venue at Bickley Park school while Bromley High underwent maintenance work on the plant room and showers. The sun shone for the majority of the half term and the lessons had a real holiday feel about them with swimmers enjoying the pool and parents able to sit out on rugs on the grass areas. We repeated the RLSS National Drowning Prevention Week at t…

Easter fun and a new term starts….

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The summer term has started and a time to reflect on the successful Spring Term and the Easter Intensive which both saw lots of progress being made alongside fun learning.We had wonderful emails from our new Easter Intensive swimmers;Thank you so much, girls have had a fantastic time and even Jenna who cried today wishes she had swimming again tomorrow!! Till next time, take care and all t…

Autumn Up Dates….

The clocks went back last week and after a balmy start to the Autumn term winter is well and truly on its way.Swimmers returned after the long summer break looking refreshed and having made lots of progress over the summer…..and having grown a few centimetres too.The half term intensive was another huge success with some wonderful testimonials and all credit to the A team who were as usua…

SUMMER SWIMMING

This summer term has been very wet outside the pool with more rain than usual and more of an Autumnal feel at times but we have had a full and productive term.The RLSS National Drowning Prevention Week was another success this year as swimmers at all levels including Group 1 learnt about water safety – what it felt like to swim in a  T shirt, swimming in turbulent water, what to do in an…

EASTER FUN AND ROLL ON THE SUMMER…….

The Spring term ended with Easter bunnies and loads of fun as well as end of term achievement awards for swimmers.The Wednesday length swimmers enjoyed a session on water polo skills – did you know water polo players play in deep water so treading water is an essential skill?The Easter Intensive went well apart from a re scheduling of the last lesson and swimmers always make amazing progress in…

Festive Fun Gala and Happy Xmas

What a fun night we have had (only marred by my car not starting so sitting waiting for the AA!)

Over 40 swimmers and many proud supporters gathered at Eric Liddell Sports Centre for what is sure to become an annual event.

The gala was opened with an amazing synchro display by ABC swim school who run a synchro club on Tuesday evenings at Shooters Hill Campus. They made it all look so easy…

Halloween Fun on the final day of the October Intensive

Another successful Intensive week this October half term with over 100 happy swimmers making huge progress this week. Even ‘weary Wednesday’ passed without a tear so a calm and productive week.

The teachers planned a great week with a focus on stroke technique alongside skills such as diving, floating and submersion.

Swimmers came in today to Halloween fun with inflatable pumpkins used to…

SUMMER ARRIVES – OR DOES IT!

The summer term draws to a close with the end of the summer intensive week and torrential rain! and with it we say farewell to our lovely assistant teachers Maddie, Tara, Hannah, Ellee and Grace who are all of to university in September. Good Luck on results day and we hope to see you back for the crash courses.

The summer school went well and credit to the Aquakids team for their enthusiasm…

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