5 Water Safety Tips from Dolphin Academy!

If you’ve had swimming lessons with us at Dolphin Academy you’ll know we’re pretty big on water safety. Our classes are extremely safe with qualified lifeguards, experienced swim instructors and an emphasis on safety. But, let’s be frank, one day you or your loved one might be beside a river, on a ship or in […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Learn How to Swim

Swimming is one of those spare time activities that is more than just a simple sport – it’s a life skill. There are plenty of reasons why you should consider learning, even as an adult. Don’t let fear of the water stop you from learning new things! Here are 6 good reasons why you should […]

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Why Do We Run Swimming Lessons All Year Round?

Simply learning how to swim and having that life skill is a great goal on its own. However, having continuous swimming lessons and moving through the different stages of competence is even better; swimming classes can be so much more than simply getting a hang on the basics of swimming. Swimming is an amazing sport […]

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5 (Water Related) Things to Take with You on Holiday

It’s getting close to that time of year when many families plan their trips away from Oldham to hotter climates (Okay, maybe three months still!). You’ll probably be at the beach, a pool or lakeside during your holiday – forgetting certain things can make your water side experience disappointing, so we’ve made a shortlist of […]

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Making Progress and Rewarding Success!

Everyone likes to be first, and everyone hates wasting time. It’s as true for learning to swim as it is for anything else.  Because swimming is a sport, people often think of it as a race of speed and progression. The problem with this “being first” attitude is that learning is something where quality is […]

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What’s the point in different swim strokes?

Sometimes we don’t ask questions, even if we should, because we take things for granted. In today’s blog we’re answering one of those questions. Just why don’t we all just swim with one stroke, in the same way? What’s the point in learning different swim strokes? Why on earth do we do that? To answer […]

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