1. March 23, 2022

    To Parents/Guardians, We are very excited to welcome you to Dolphin Academy and looking forward to being part of your swimming journey. We are happy to confirm that we will be taking over Starfish’s swimming provision at Oulder Hill Leisure Centre from Saturday 2nd April 2022. On Thursday 24th March 2022 at 6pm our Oulder […]

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  2. July 06, 2021

    We know that doing new things and learning new skills can sometimes be a bit scary and uncomfortable. We also know that being prepared, knowing what to bring and knowing what to expect from your experience is a great way to reduce any anxiety or worries you might have. Here is a list of things […]

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  3. May 29, 2021

    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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  4. May 12, 2021

    All of our swimmers will know that before every lesson we like to do a “warm-up” with some stretching. Swimming, like any other form of exercise, can result in injury and being prepared for the workout that your body is going to go through is important. It’s even more important for swimming because of the […]

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  5. April 29, 2021

    At Dolphin Academy, we offer a wide range of swimming classes in our Oldham and Castleton locations, to a wide range of happy swimmers. We teach beginners of any age to experienced swimmers who want to improve their technique. Many of our groups are made up of children and we love and care for each […]

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  6. July 25, 2020

    We can’t wait to welcome our swimmers back to the pool from September. Dolphin Academy has made some changes inline with guidance from our pools, governing bodies and the government. Is swimming Safe? The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) – “There’s no evidence that the coronavirus spreads through water in pools (or hot […]

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  7. August 20, 2018

    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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  8. July 16, 2018

    At Dolphin Academy, standard swimming lessons are for thirty minutes. That’s a great amount of time to learn but we’d also like to remind parents of the benefits of social and exercise focused swimming that can be done more regularly. Your child will benefit from swimming outside of lessons enormously and will probably progress during […]

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  9. July 02, 2018

    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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  10. June 10, 2018

    It’s the season of outdoor pools, seaside fun and barbecues! We all love summer for the sun, nice weather and long relaxing holidays. To make sure your holiday is truly relaxing even with a group of happy children running around, splashing and jumping, read our little list of 5 ways to keep kids safe around […]

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