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What are the benefits of Mermaid swimming and why should you consider it?

Mermaids are magical! Who hasn’t watched Ariel in Disney’s the Little Mermaid and thought that being a mermaid looks fun? Mermaiding (pretending to a be a mermaid) and Mermaid swimming have recently experienced a boom in popularity thanks to new fish-fin costumes and props. So, if you’ve ever wanted to escape into the world of […]

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Should You Wear Goggles At Your First Lessons?

We often get asked if you should bring swimming goggles at your first swimming lessons. It might seem an easy question to answer but it’s different from person to person and it depends on your confidence in the water, personal preference and a range of other things. We want to give you the best learn-to-swim […]

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Holidays are just more fun if you know how to swim!

Sometimes when a learner or a learner’s parent/guardian contacts us about learning to swim there’s a bit of urgency involved. Summer is just around the corner and our jet-setting swimmers have flights booked to their sunny seaside destination of choice: Costa del Sol, the French Riviera, Sunny Beach, Phuket, Bali – the list goes on. […]

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Why We Believe Swimming Is the Best Exercise

The staff at Dolphin Academy have been swimming for years. In fact, we love swimming so much, we turned it into our job and started offering swimming lessons professionally. As fun as it is (and it’s really fun!), swimming isn’t just about enjoyment – it’s about competition, self-esteem and health; it’s the best exercise we […]

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4 Good Reasons Why We Have a No Parents at the Poolside Policy

At Dolphin Academy, we offer a wide range of swimming classes in our Oldham, Ashton and Bury locations, to a wide range of happy swimmers. We teach from 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 […]

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