Kids Zone


Tadpoles is a structured pre-school swimming lesson programme through STA Learn to Swim.

As your child reaches pre-school age, it’s important to continue building their water confidence. A child’s first learn-to-swim experience is important in terms of capturing and retaining their interest. We believe the best way to achieve this is to create safe environments in which children can be introduced to the water while having fun and by providing a progressive learn to swim programme that is both challenging and rewarding.

Our progressive STA Stanley First Steps programme is both challenging and rewarding, and delivered by a qualified teacher.

Our Aim

Development of child’s basic motor skills and an introduction to water and the swimming environment through fun and games.

Outcomes at the end of each Duckling Stage will be:

Your child's journey through aquatics starts with the STAnley awards programme, designed especially for developing early-years water confidence. This series culminates with the STAnley Star award, which covers all the skills in the 7 awards ensuring that the learner is competent and confident in and around water.

At the end of each stage your child should be able to:

Are you ready to join?

Register your interest online here or call us at one of our three swimming pools: