Summer Super Swims

Summer Learn to Swim

Join us everyday for a week this summer at our swimming classes at Butterfield Wellness Center.  These classes run Monday to Friday every day during the summer weeks and are an excellent way to build confidence and learn new swimming skills.  

When:     Run during summer weeks from mid July 
Time:      From 3.30pm every 30 minutes Mon to Fri**
Levels:    Beginners and Improvers
Price:    €60 per child (10% sibling discount)

Spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis. Classes are kept small and taught by experienced instructors. Watch your little become a competent, happy Super Swimmer.  


Guide to Learn to Swim Levels

Beginner 1

  • Complete Beginners
  • No or few previous swimming lessons
  • Flotation Devices necessary
  • Age 4 minimum

Beginner 2

  • Have had some previous swimming lessons
  • Able to propel themselves in the water with flotation devices
  • Blowing bubbles
  • Can attempt a star float on their back & front
  • Moving through the water up to 5m with flotation devices

Beginner 3

  • Comfortable putting face in the water, blowing bubbles
  • Working towards long stretched legs on front and back
  • Able to achieve flat and straight body position on front & back
  • Reducing flotation aids used for independent swimming
  • Can attempt breaststroke legs and arms

Improvers 1

  • Can swim 5 – 10m out of their depth without flotation devices
  • Using flotation devices to improve technique only
  • Attempting fullstroke backcrawl & frontcrawl with no aids
  • Attempting side breathing
  • Developing breaststroke technique