Separation anxiety and swimming lessons

Most of us have been through it (if your children are old enough), if you have taken your baby to an activity they really love and enjoy it and all of a sudden they are clingy don’t want to partake! Swimming is no different! It is in fact its part of normal...

Are you looking for the best job in the world?

We are hiring! Are you looking for a fun career working with children? We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic individual to work as a swimming teacher in Bolton and may provide cover to surrounding areas if and when necessary. Great rates of pay, 50% discount...

Ditch the armbands! Armbands/ Water wings and disks are popular choices for parents wanting to give their child some independence in the water but how useful are they for teaching children to swim? Our answer is not very! Firstly armbands and disks restrict arm...

Drown-proofing and Survival Swimming Lessons

Baby drown-proofing has been around for some time in USA and is making its way to our shores, many of you may have questions about how this is achieved. These lessons are not a swimming lesson the aim is not to teach your child to swim or enjoy the water; the aim is...

Bringing Your Baby Swimming for the First Time

Thinking of enrolling your little one into swimming lessons? Here you will find all the information you need and some handy hints and tips when bringing them for the first time. Did you know that you don’t need to wait until your child has had their immunisations to...

How will Splash Stars benefit you?

Here at Splash Stars we are really keen to encourage a sociable atmosphere, making new friends and being part of a lovely community of like minded people. We see ourselves as one big family and seeing relationships being formed between children and parents really does...

Floating Neck Rings for Babies – What You Need to Know

You may have recently seen a viral video doing the rounds on social media showing babies wearing what are in essence, floating rings around their necks. The video shows babies seemingly very relaxed and swimming unaided without adults presents in a pool or bath. Two...

The Water Wobbles

The Water Wobbles You may have heard your teacher refer to the ‘water wobbles’ when your child hasn’t been enjoying lessons like they used to or is having a particularly bad time with an aspect of the lesson and I wanted to go into a bit more detail about them to...

Baby swimming lessons coming to Bromley Cross

New Pool Announcement, come along for a free taster! We are delighted to confirm the start of lessons at Birtenshaw in Bromley Cross. We will be running our lessons from this pool on Saturdays 11:30am until 2:00pm for children from birth – 5 years. This will...