Foundation level

Foundation level

Start your child's swim journey as early as 3 months (recommended age.) These swim lessons are perfect for babies through to toddlers and teach the core skills needed to progress. Lessons are in a positive, fun and safe environment. 

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Giving young children the confidence to be in and around water

Developing water confidence

The Vivacity Swim Academy starts at the foundation level which looks at developing early years water confidence which is encouraged through ‘parent and baby’, ‘pre-school’ and ‘swim-a-song-steps’ sessions.

The Foundation Framework:

  • Discovery duckling 
  • Perfect for babies or pre-school children
    Exploring the fun of learning to swim and growing water-confidence session with parents.
  • Duckling 
  • Sessions for children aged 2 ½ and over
  • Swim England Duckling Awards are available for achievements at this stage.
  • Alpha-Step
  • A great stepping stone for toddlers in preparation for stage 1