Swim School

​Our lessons

  • ​​​Lessons are fun & safe whilst working to the National Amateur Swimming Association National plan. Clichere to find out about the asa swim school stages. 

  • 1:1 lessons also available

  • FREE car parking during your lesson.

  • Adult 1:1 lessons

  • We welcome schools and presently have 6 using our facility on a regular basis. Please get in touch for school rates. 

Why choose Brean Splash?

  • Unlike other local pools -we don't have a deep end! Constant depth of 1.2m. 

  • Large warm changing rooms. 

  • Water temperature between 28-30 degrees. 

  • Poolside spectating.

  • Starbucks coffee available for Mum & Dad

  • ​Fully qualified ASA teachers. 

  • Online portal to check your childs progress

Babies & toddlers

  • Water confidence, Buoyancy, Mobility, Submersion and more are all taught through the fun, Play & Song based. 

  • Baby & Toddler friendly classes in our shallow, warm water baby pool. 

  • Family changing cubicles and ample baby changing available 

  • Large car park, free on day of lesson. 

PLEASE NOTE: Payment is only by Direct Debit.

Our Swim School Teachers

Josie

Hi I’m Josie, a swim teacher here at Brean Splash and have been for the past year, and I also work here as a lifeguard. I am studying for my a-levels and hope to go onto university soon. I swim for Burnham swimming club who train at Brean Splash and have competed in county and regional events in the past, I am currently club captain and volunteer with the younger children and love passing on the knowledge and skills I’ve learnt to others.

Mike

Mike is a qualified Swim England Level 2 Swimming Teacher, as well as an STA swim teacher, with the additional qualification as an RLSS National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches, for the safe supervision of pool based programmed aquatic activities.

He is also qualified as a Swim England Water Polo Teacher and Coach, and he has over 40 years’ experience of teaching and coaching aquatics at all levels, up to internationally. A Life Member of Weston-super-Mare Swimming Club, and the Chief Coach of Water Polo within the club.

He has been President of both Somerset County ASA and Swim England South West Region, and is also secretary for water polo of both Somerset County and Swim England South West Region, and is also Match Secretary of the Bristol & West Water Polo League.

Over the years he has attended many Swim England CPD courses for aquatics. His main aim is to ensure everyone learns to swim, from youngsters and adults. No one is too old to learn to swim or improve their skills.

Kelly

Hi my name is Kelly and I teach here at BreanSplash. My Dad introduced me to water at a very young age and I have been a water baby ever since. I love swimming myself and have competed at County Level and also for the Royal Navy.

I believe that swimming is one of the best skills you can give to a child, it is the only sport that could save your life and that of others. I sit on the Somerset ASA Committee and I have the pleasure of being the current Somerset ASA President.

 

I also organise and run Somerset County Swimming Championships and Developmental galas as well as being the Burnham-on-Sea Swimming Club Secretary.

 

I started teaching in 1991 when I passed my Preliminary Teachers Award and qualified as a Level 2 Teacher in 2005. I teach absolute beginners all the way through to advanced levels and get real satisfaction from seeing weekly progress of swimmers in my lessons.

 

The facilities here at BreanSplash are amongst the best I have taught in and coupled with CoursePro, where you can track your swimmers' progress, the support and communication is also excellent.

Jenny

Hi, my name is Jenny and I have been in the UK for the last two years hailing from ‘The Land Downunder’. 


In Australia, I started my swimming pool career as a pool manager for our local pool on weekends in the early 1990s. I was also a Junior Surf Life Saving manager for 4 years at Maroochydore Surf Club in Queensland. 


I sat by many a poolside as my children trained for competition in Swimming, ‘Nippers’, Surfing, and Triathlon with my son going onto a professional ticket in triathlon. During those years I decided that the time was better spent doing something rather than sitting by poolside so I started swim teaching
I taught in Queensland and in Sydneys Cook and Phillip park.

I have a strong commitment to the continual professional development of our swim school teachers, whilst meeting all industry compliance requirements especially in the current circumstances.

Keeping your kiddies involved in learning to swim is essential I believe to make sure there are fewer drownings in the future.

Our amazing team will have you swimming like a platypus for info on joining us email us at splash@brean.com.

Preschool - Ducklings

  • Ages 3 - 5 years (No adult needed in the pool).

  • Max class size of 4.

Stages 1 - 10

  • Suitable from 5 years (1st year of school) 

  • Payment by direct debit

  • ​Working towards stages 1 - 10 of the ASA National Plan for teaching swimming. 

  • Maximum class size of 8

  • Various after school slots throughout the week and weekend mornings.

  • Levels 8,9, 10 offering competitive stages, sprints, distances and turns.

  • FREE car parking pass during the lesson.

Rookie Lifeguard

  • For swimmers at stage 6 & above.

  • Personal survival, land-based rescue,  first aid, water-based rescue all taught. 

  • Bronze, Silver & Gold Levels

Direct debit

Help spread your fees by monthly direct debit. There are also options to add a 2nd and 3rd child. 

For new children wishing to join the Brean Splash Swim school and pay by direct, there is a £20 admin fee to pay for lessons over the year which is included within the monthly direct debit you pay. 

 

Term dates 2020

New term starts week commencing 7th September 2020 under COVID secure procedures.

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We are also the home to Burnham On Sea Swimming Club who train with us twice a week and also swim in galas within the local swimming league. Click the logo for more info if you are interested in doing. 

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