Kids swim academy
Why Choose Us
Your child will develop confidence in the water through a programme that makes swimming fun and rewarding whilst developing skills for life.
The Rookie Lifeguard programme teaches valuable survival, rescue & sports skills in an fun environment for children 8 - 12 years old.
Our one to one swimming classes are tailored to your child's exact requirements, helping them gain confidence at their own pace.
Creating Strong, Competent, & Confident Swimmers With Swim Ireland's LeaRn To Swim Programme!
The Kingfisher Club have been running swimming lessons for over 30 year, and are proud to follow the nationally recognised Swim Ireland Learn to Swim programme which is designed to empower and inspire children to challenge and push their swimming abilities further. The Learn to Swim programme focuses on repetitive, accurate and quality practice through structured play ensuring each lesson is taught through a great mix of fun activities. Our trained swim instructors will work with your child through different swim levels to give your child the best learning experience possible in a safe, fun & friendly learning environment where all children can learn at a pace that suits them.
Whether your child is a beginner, improver or even an advanced level swimmer our award winning Kingfisher Swim Academy has something to help your child improve their swimming confidence and skills even further! Their swim instructors will work with your child to teach them essential water skills and get them comfortable in the water. Their expert swim instructors conduct individual end-of-term assessments and advise the best way forward for your child. When your child has achieved all the elements within their stage of the swimming plan, they will move onto the next level to become competent and confident swimmers in front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.
we build confidence in the water
DISCOVER EACH LEVEL OF OUR KIDS SWIM ACADEMY
Level 1 - Tadpole
Tadpole’s is our introduction level to swimming where we aim to teach basic pool rules and how to safely get in and out of the pool in a fun learning environment.
Level 2 - Jellyfish
Our Jellyfish level reinforces basic pool rules while learning new skills such as balance, rotation, flotation to develop water confidence while laying the foundation for stroke technique
Level 3 - Clownfish
The Clownfish level aims to wean children off the buoyancy aids while introducing basic strokes.
Level 4 - Goldfish
The Goldfish level builds upon the skills taught in Level 3 but with a stronger focus over a longer distance and aim to achieve deep water confidence.
Level 5 - Octopus
The Octopus level is an introduction into deepend swimming we focus on retaining the skills learned in Level 4 but over a longer distance without stopping. Introduction to dives is brought in with pencil dives.
Level 6 - Swordfish
The Swordfish level swimmers are bilateral breathing and more emphasis on technique particularly the timing of the breathing and the leg kick with correct foot position. Swimmers become stronger in all strokes and on longer distance.
Level 7 - Stringray
The Stingray is an introduction into lane swimming while constantly emphasizing good stroke technique, swimmers learn to swim more efficiently and are introduced to some fun drills, basics of tumble turning.