FAQs

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FAQ: How To Book Swimming Lessons With SwimWay

This FAQ is to help our clients book swimming lessons with SwimWay. It includes other FAQ links and information that will help with the booking process.

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FAQ: View Progress And Rebook Lessons Using HomePortal

SwimWay’s Homeportal system allows you to view your child’s progress as well as rebook the same lessons for the following term.

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FAQ: What happens if my child is unable to attend a class?

Frequently Asked Question: “What happens if my child can’t attend a class? NOTICE: If your child is unable to attend their class for any reason we ask that you send us a quick email to let us know, so we can inform their instructor. This is by no means a requirement, however it is very useful for our instructors, especially if you class is their first or last of the day.

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FAQ: What is the Double Nappy System for Younger Children?

All children under the age of 3 years (and older children if they are not potty trained) are required to wear the double nappy system in SwimWay Classes. This consists of an aqua nappy (such as Huggies) that can be bought in most supermarkets/chemists and a Happy Nappy over the top. The Happy Nappy can be bought on-line at www.splashabout.com and from JoJo Maman Bébé.

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FAQ: How long does it take a child to learn to swim?

How long does it take to learn to swim? Everyone progresses at their own rate depending on different factors like past experiences, teaching style, etc.

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FAQ: Can Children Eat Before Swimming Lessons?

Can your children eat before swimming lessons? Many people remember the advice that you shouldn’t eat before swimming. Is this true?

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FAQ: At What Age Should My Child Begin Swimming Lessons?

We begin teaching children in our parent and baby swimming lessons from 3 months. From the age of 2 or 3 years they can join our 1:1 or 1:2 lessons.

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FAQ: Baby swimming before or after vaccinations

Frequently Asked Questions: Can my baby go swimming before or after vaccinations? The Department of Health says that you can take your baby swimming from a very young age. There is no need to wait until they have been vaccinated. This article is what the NHS say about swimming before or after vaccinations. You can take your baby swimming at any age, both before and after they have been vaccinated. It doesn’t matter if they haven’t yet completed their course of vaccinations.

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FAQ: What Can I Do To Prepare My Baby For Swimming Lessons?

When booking parent & baby lessons with us, we get asked many questions. Mostly “What can I do to prepare my baby for swimming lessons?”

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FAQ: Why Choose Private Swim Lessons Over Group Classes?

Some clients show hesitation over SwimWay lesson fees. Why should you choose our private swim lessons over the larger, cheaper leisure centre classes?

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