Salamanda Intensive Crash Course

classes_1These 5 day courses are a perfect opportunity to give children the boost they may need during the School holidays.

Perfect for children looking for a quick introduction to lessons and an ideal accompaniment to existing lessons, crash courses are designed to help children retain swimming practices quicker.

Our crash courses offer small class sizes (no more than 8 in a class) with teachers and assistants in the water offering additional support where required.

Classes available include ones designed for :

  • The complete beginner
  • The beginner on the cusp of swimming independently front and back
  • Improvers looking to improve technique
  • Advanced swimmers geared towards stamina swimming and an introduction to
    swimming club

Frequently Asked Questions

We take children from the age of 4 years old.

No, our classes are small and our teachers teach in the water.

We recommend a one piece swimsuit for girls, and swimming trunks for boys. Our pools are a nice temperature but some children like to wear an additional layer so we suggest a rash vest.

We prefer children starting lessons for the first time not to wear goggles because it’s an important aquatic skill to learn how to deal with water on their faces. Those children that can swim and are being taught technique we do recommend goggles be worn.

Our courses run in blocks of 9 weeks of lessons, enrolment takes place on week 7.  The office send an email on week 6 of the course and it also posted on Facebook & Instagram.

Yes, we are affiliated to Swim England. We also operate our own badge scheme. 

Every child has their own record card, which is completed by their swimming teacher. Children progress through the stations based on their individual ability.

Our lessons take place during February and October half term holidays. There are no lessons during Christmas, Easter and the main summer holidays.