Nemo Swimming Journey

Where will the Nemo Swimming Journey take you?

Nemo Swimming lessons provide a fun, rewarding and structured environment for your child to learn important water skills – from birth all the way up to 12 years old.

Delivered in a safe and relaxed environment, our award-winning baby, toddler, pre-school and junior swimming classes allow your child to build confidence in the water, develop water safety awareness, and learn a fun, healthy and invaluable life skill.

Nemo Swimming lessons cost £44.13 per month, and run at venues across Newcastle, North and South Tyneside, Northumberland, County Durham, and Coventry & Solihull.

Find a class near you or explore the different stages of the Nemo Swimming Journey below.

Our baby swimming lessons are suitable for babies aged up to 18 months, and provide the perfect environment for you to bond with your baby, build your baby’s confidence in the water, and socialise with other new parents. With fun exercises, songs to sing, and plenty of time to enjoy the water together, these baby swimming classes are an ideal way to make lasting memories as parent and child. Our friendly, expert teachers will be in the pool with you, helping to safely introduce your baby to the water, and helping them start their journey towards being confident swimmers.

Key skills developed in Nemo Babies swimming lessons include:

  • Water safety
  • Floatation
  • Submersion
  • Holding on
  • Rotations
  • Breathing in the water

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Our toddler swimming lessons, designed for children aged 18-36 months, encourage toddlers and their grown ups to discover the fun of playing and swimming in the water together. Our expert instructors are on hand at all times to support you through our carefully designed toddler swimming programme, teaching water safety as well as enjoyment. Focussing on breathing, supported swimming and, of course, having lots of fun, our toddler swimming classes encourage your child to begin the process of swimming independently – an exciting step for both parent and child.

Key skills developed in Nemo Toddlers swimming lessons include:

  • Water safety
  • Floatation
  • Rotation
  • Leg kicks
  • Safe entry into and exit from the water
  • Independence in the water using floatation aids

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Developed specifically for children aged 3-4 years old, our pre-school swimming lessons are the perfect way for your little Nemo to gain further confidence and independence in the water. Building on the earlier stages of the Nemo Swimming Journey, these pre-school swimming classes focus on the more technical aspects of swimming, such as body position and breathing techniques. At this stage, grown ups will watch their child from the side of the pool, providing support and encouragement as they flourish into safe, strong, and independent swimmers.

Key skills developed in Nemo Pre-school swimming lessons include:

  • Independence and confidence in the water
  • Safe entry into and exit from the water
  • Body position
  • Breathing
  • Movement through the water
  • Floatation

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Our Nemo Juniors swimming lessons, suitable for children aged five years and up, are where your child will learn all the different strokes and techniques that they need to progress as well-rounded and confident swimmers for life. At this stage, we offer both private and group swimming lessons to provide the best environment for your child’s needs. Our experienced and friendly instructors will challenge your child to learn and improve while continuing to nurture their love of swimming.

Key skills developed in Nemo Juniors swimming lessons include:

  • Swimming without the use of floatation aids
  • Water safety
  • Front crawl
  • Back stroke
  • Breaststroke
  • Butterfly

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Still have questions?

Talk to one of the Nemo team today.