Baby swimming lessons in Yorkshire & Derbyshire.

Swimbabes is one of the UK’s leading baby swim schools, teaching over 1,600 babies to swim each week. We teach babies & toddlers life saving skills as well as providing a base for future swimming techniques. Our baby swimming lessons are great fun for parents too and can be a good way to meet like-minded friends.

Our philosophy is to ensure safety and water confidence, encouraging parents to fully utilise the benefits and enjoyment they can have swimming with their children, whether at classes, on holiday or trips to the local pool. As well as safety and water confidence, your baby will benefit from building strength, coordination and cardiovascular exercise. Read more about the benefits of baby swimming.

Swimbabes’ baby swimming lessons are designed for children from just 4 weeks of age, and ideally before 18 months, depending on when you feel comfortable bringing your baby swimming. Our baby swimming lessons are designed to be fun for both baby and parent. As your child develops their skills through the Swimbabes programme they will be working towards our final swim school level where your child willbe assessed for the STA Octopus awards before they move on to older lessons such as our Swimstars programme.

Read our baby swimming lesson testimonials, to see what parents say about our classes.

We run baby swimming lessons at pools throughout South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Derbyshire. Take a look at our baby swimming pools to find a pool near you. For details on cost and term dates please visit our course fees and dates page.

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