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Swimming classes for babies & pre-school children across West Kent and East Sussex

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A BIG welcome from Puddle Ducks West Kent & East Sussex!

We provide award winning baby and pre-school swimming classes in and around Brighton, Crowborough, East Grinstead, Goudhurst, Hailsham, Hassocks, Haywards Heath, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Shoreham-by-Sea, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Uckfield.

My passion for teaching babies and children to swim began when my youngest daughter Gracie May and I started attending classes when she was just 11 weeks old. From day one it became the highlight of our week; a special bonding time that surprisingly I enjoyed as much as her!

As a child I was initially not a strong swimmer and I had an alarming experience, nearly drowning having fallen into a pool well out of my depth. From that moment on I resolved to improve my own ability in the water and I never looked back; now I am lucky enough to be teaching other children to swim.

Puddle Ducks baby and pre-school swimming classes are for children from birth to four years of age and families can start swimming with us at any time.

Every Puddle Ducks lesson has been carefully devised to fit your child’s developmental stage and incorporates rhyme, music and movement based on extensive child development research. Our teachers also adapt the activities to suit each child's individual needs.

Puddle Ducks work closely with Birthlight and the STA on the best and safest way to submerge children so that they feel empowered and never forced. The answer is simple - the child decides. Our classes offer children the chance to learn the importance of water safety, including personal survival. These are invaluable skills to develop at such a young age and will instil a confidence and respect for the water that will last a lifetime.

My wife Lindsay and I run the business with the help of our friendly and hardworking team and we aim to give you the best possible service both in the water and through our efficient administration; as well as our intensive Puddle Ducks training, our teachers are fully STA qualified and all our staff are DBS checked so that you know that you and your child are in the very safest hands.

Please get in touch if you would like to find out more about your local Baby and Pre-school swimming classes. Our office is manned seven days a week – Lindsay, Holly, Jenny, Louisa and Rachel are here to answer all your questions!

We look forward to welcoming you into our Puddle Ducks family very soon!

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