OPEN WATER SWIMMING CLINICS & CAMPS FOR KIDS & TEENS

Unleash Your Child's Inner Aquatic Adventurer: Open Water Swimming Classes for Kids

OPEN WATER SWIMMING FOR KIDS
Swimming lessons in open water are a great way to keep kids active and teach them important skills. Your children deserve the highest level of health and wellness, including learning how to swim. Our Open water swimming lessons will give them the knowledge and skills they need for an amazing life.

💁‍♀️ SwimCamps Open Water Lessons for Kids are back! Reserve your spot now!

We are delighted to announce that we will be running open water clinic for youth swimmers. The swimmers will be split in age groups. 

Our swim clinics and camps will be structured to include swimmers of the same age and skill level.  Our ratio swimmer to coach ratio is kept low to enable us to give each swimmer in attendance the time and attention they need during each session.

We are focussing on technique and training advice for open water swimmers, triathletes and competitive swimmers with a holistic approach to maximise the swimmer’s mental, technical and physical strengths. Our positive coaching style and instant feedback will bring you to the next level and help to achieve your swimming goals.

👉 Open Water Swimming Clinics for Kids

Our Open Water Clinics for Kids will be held at Seapoint Beach OR Killiney Beach. Please check event location below.

✅ Who is it for?

Our Open Water Kids Clinic is for swimmers age 8+. Swimmers need to be able to swim competently, as they will swim out of their depth. These clinics are suitable for those who are competent pool swimmers, have mastered breathing bilaterally and are relaxed in the water.

The main aim of this clinic is to develop the participants confidence in the open water. Allowing the swimmers to enjoy the experience of swimming in the outdoors while supported and encouraged by our experienced, dedicated coaches.

✅ Area’s covered during the clinic will include:

Health & Safety:
· Be aware of your surroundings
· When to swim and when not to swim
· Equipment needed and advised
· Preparation is key!

Acclimatisation:
· How long is too long?
· Distance versus time.

Safe entry and exit to the water:
· Different entry and exit types

Confidence in the open water:
· Personal to each individual
· Supported by our coaches

✅ Equipment needed on the day

  • Brightly colour hat preferably pink/yellow/orange x 2 or a neoprene hat
  • Goggles – clear or polarised are best
  • Tight fitting wetsuit if necessary
  • Safety tow buoy (Optional: Can be purchased at the event.)
  • Warm clothes for after swim

Location: Please check event!
Contact: hello@swimcamp.ie or Contact Form
Whatsapp: 089 257 6675

Please select a date, location and time that works best for you below.⤵⤵

⚠️ Remember that our clinics/ camps fill up fast, so make sure to reserve your spot as soon as possible!

🏊 Impressions from our Sea Swimming Lessons for Kids

💁‍♀️ Kids Open Water Swimming: Questions & Answers

Open Water Swimming Clinics for Kids will likely begin in late May, when the Irish Sea begins to warm up a bit. It’s imperative for us to provide a proper and fun swimming session, so your child can get the most out of it. 

Parents must complete the online Health & Release Form and submit any necessary paperwork before their child may participate in any camp.

Equipment needed on the day

  • Brightly colour hat preferably pink/yellow/orange x 2 or a neoprene hat
  • Goggles – clear or polarised are best
  • Tight fitting wetsuit if necessary
  • Safety tow buoy (Optional: Can be purchased at the event.)
  • Warm clothes for after swim

We accept payments by Credit Card and Debit Card.

All payments run through Stripe, so you don’t have to worry. We accept all major Credit Cards and Debit Cards. If there is an issue with the payment, please contact us and we are happy to find a solution with you.

All payments are non-refundable. Unused camp fees may be applied to a future camp within one year of purchase date. In the unlikely event Swim Camp cancels a clinic session, a new date will be provided.

In the unlikely event we have to cancel due to bad weather, we’ll offer an alternative date.

Indeed! We offer pool swimming clinics focused on technique and training advice to swimmers who want to join a club or are competitive swimmers or just for beginners. You can check them out here: https://www.swimcamp.ie/kids-swimming-lessons

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