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Enable your baby to swim happily, safely and confidently from an early age.

Swim Academy for Babies is a specialist baby swimming school that started in Cornwall more than 10 years ago,  and has now branched into Somerset.

We are proud to be wholly run by mothers, providing a unique experience for families with babies and small children.

We run tailored baby swimming classes for babies from newborn to 4 years old, we then offer swimming development courses and junior squads for ages 5 to 10 years old.

We create a natural, loving and fun environment where you can enjoy special time with your baby, deepening your special bond whilst learning how to help your baby enjoy the water.  We teach babies water awareness and safety, allowing them to explore and discover what their bodies are capable of in a variety of structured situations.  All our classes are uniquely planned taking into account the ability of each individual baby and child.

The earlier babies are introduced to water the sooner they can be taught vital water safety skills as well as increasing their strength and stamina.

We also include fun excercises to help mothers recover their pre-pregnancy body weight.

We use internationally proven ‘in water’ and ‘underwater’ techniques to improve babies lung capacityand function as well as boosting babies self-confidence and general heath and fitness levels.

Most babies also develop better eating and sleeping patterns, and many parents plan sleep times around swimming classes!

Other family members are welcome to bring their baby swimming as soon as baby’s umbilical cord has healed. This may be useful during the first 6 weeks when mother cannot go in the water.

Bonding, Nurturing, Caring, relaxing, fun!

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💦Blackwater Swim Classes near Redruth💦

We are expanding to 5 days a week eek!
Spaces available for Babies, Toddlers & Pre Schoolers.
Term starts Monday 16th September and is a 12 week term.
For more info please PM us, with littles age and preferred days
Many thanks Stacey, Hayley & Stacey 🧜🏻‍♀️🧜🏻‍♀️🧜🏻‍♀️
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Hi are you going to be doing the home ed sessions again? My 2 sons absolutely loved it and would love to come back again. Zach and Rocky's mum xx

Could I please get the details for my 4 month old to attend classes. Thank you

Charlotte Wardley

Emily Haynes

How much is this please

Hi could I have more info for my 3 year old please

Lizzi James

Hi, would be interested in classes for a 2 year old, Thurs or Friday ideally.

Gareth Lisa

Penny Nicholls

Cannot rate these teachers higher. They have worked magic with my once extremely nervous daughter. Best teachers in Cornwall!

Emma Cullen Tracey Gulliford we will be going back here for swimming lessons in the autumn

Julia Brennan Matthew Rashleigh Monday’s with stacey it’s amazing

Emily Haynes

Sadie Louise Mufford aaa

Tilly Holmes for Thea?

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☔️Part 2 of our Summer Competition ☔️

🗣help us spread the word by tagging your friends.

So typical British summer time weather of heavy showers is forecast for all day tomorrow(sorry if this is news to you), so we thought we’d give you a fun wet weather activity to do with the kids with the added bonus of a chance to win one of our fab prizes!

To enter just let the crafty kids go crazy - literally anything goes but something swim related would be lovely to see 😉🐠🧜🏻‍♀️

Take a picture of the finished masterpiece and post it on your Facebook and/or Instagram and tag us so we can see it.

1st prize in our summer competition is a lovely super soft nursery sheep rug(see previous post for pics), from our lovely friends at @greenmountcarpets

On the 4th September we will put all the competition entries into a hat and draw 3 winners.

Disclaimer: Our competition is not sponsored, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram or Facebook, full competition rules can be found at: www.swimacademyforbabies.com/sticker-competition-rules/?fbclid=IwAR1v2SmsFJ6x3i6Tlz0w_7M2PtggCYVP...
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☔️Part 2 of our Summer Competition ☔️

🗣help us spread the word by tagging your friends.

So typical British summer time weather of heavy showers is forecast for all day tomorrow(sorry if this is news to you), so we thought we’d give you a fun wet weather activity to do with the kids with the added bonus of a chance to win one of our fab prizes! 

To enter just let the crafty kids go crazy - literally anything goes but something swim related would be lovely to see 😉🐠🧜🏻‍♀️

Take a picture of the finished masterpiece and post it on your Facebook and/or Instagram and tag us so we can see it.

1st prize in our summer competition is a lovely super soft nursery sheep rug(see previous post for pics), from our lovely friends at @greenmountcarpets 

On the 4th September we will put all the competition entries into a hat and draw 3 winners. 

Disclaimer: Our competition is not sponsored, endorsed by, administered by or associated with Instagram or Facebook, full competition rules can be found at: https://www.swimacademyforbabies.com/sticker-competition-rules/?fbclid=IwAR1v2SmsFJ6x3i6Tlz0w_7M2PtggCYVPAPRCVIqy4Jm9cfCCR03vx_FOGL4

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I imagine Leo will win the craft one if the way he paints his face with his food counts?! Xx

We will be creating a master piece tomorrow don’t you worry

Carol Caz Taylor

Stacey Pascoe Jodi Thomas Zeta Penrose Fiona Clotworthy Alix Vansittart Erin Krey Katie Littlejohns Sandy Brewer

Jadene Martin Becky Smith

Hayley Boulden Stacey French Sarah Burnett Cobb Ellen Reeves-Shearn Eleanor Jones

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💦Building Happy Brains 💦

We love it when we find gems like this, that explain the science behind one of the fundamental elements of our baby swim classes, our classes have lots of skin to skin cuddles, no distractions, just parent & child tuning in and focusing on each other and building happy brains 🥰 #1001criticaldays #oxytocin #babyswim #swimacademyforbabies

Image Credit to: @carryingmatters
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💦Building Happy Brains 💦

We love it when we find gems like this, that explain the science behind one of the fundamental elements of our baby swim classes, our classes have lots of skin to skin cuddles, no distractions, just parent & child tuning in and focusing on each other and building happy brains 🥰 #1001criticaldays #oxytocin #babyswim #swimacademyforbabies 

Image Credit to: @carryingmatters

New Baby Classes Opening September
0-9m - Friday 11am
We are opening a new baby class at our lovely Praa Sands venue, with the lovely Ellie, for more info please PM us for details. 🧜🏻‍♀️🧜🏻‍♂️
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New Baby Classes Opening September
0-9m - Friday 11am 
We are opening a new baby class at our lovely Praa Sands venue, with the lovely Ellie, for more info please PM us for details. 🧜🏻‍♀️🧜🏻‍♂️

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You & I will have to go together Morwenna, I can take my granddaughter x

Once baby Simpson’s here, get down and do this Nat! Ellie is amazing and you’ll both love it! They can take them from v young... (you have to be post 6 weeks though) so daddy could do the first ones? Xx

Hannah Datson

Alexandra Durham

Jamie Elizabeth Wheeler

Charlotte Moore this is where Lowenna went TIL she was 4 it’s amazing you have to do it when he’s here eeeeek water baby😍😍😍

Gemma Siobhan Nixon

Tiegan Wheat

Nina Brown x

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Chycara Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday Swimmers......
I'm off on my hols with my family now until the 3rd September and so will answer any emails and texts when I get back. Looking forward to seeing you all in September.
All the best Reecy x
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Hope you have a lovely & relaxing well deserved holiday! xx

Hope you have a super holiday reecy! See you in September with double the trouble haha

Have a wonderful holiday!

Have a lovely break Reecy xx

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Maggie swims 3m aged 11 months
Seija swims 4m aged 18 months
Mylo’s baby swimming lesson

They’ve arrived 🥳 wonder what we will be doing in class this week with the older ones 🤔 still got a few left if anyone wants to buy one £20 #aquaplanes #swimtoy #blackwaterpool… https://t.co/GEw8j3urOB

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