Swimming Camps in the United Kingdom

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Swimming Camps in the United Kingdom
Swimming camps in the U.K. help students learn swimming strokes, such as the backstroke and breaststroke. (swimmer image by Orlando Florin Rosu from Fotolia.com)

If you want to learn advanced swimming techniques, take part in one of the swimming camps in the United Kingdom. These camps help beginning and advanced swimmers learn and perfect speciality techniques, including swimming strokes, how to participate in relays and how to improve turns. These camps are generally open to swimmers of all ages, but some of the advanced ones are open to skilled swimmers only.

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King's Camps

King's Camps' Splash program offers a beginner learn to swim camp for children ages 3 to 8. The goal of this camp is to teach young children how to swim and to ensure that they are safe and having fun in the process. Skills that are taught include learning basic swimming strokes and learning coordination in the water. The main goal of the program is to help students become more comfortable in the water. This is a weeklong camp where swimmers will do an intensive 40-minute session each morning. There are camp venues throughout the U.K., including Cardiff, Bath, Manchester and Nottingham. Camp schedules vary by venue.

King's Camp

Osborne House/47 Snaithing Lane

Sheffield S10 3LF UK



Maximum Performance Elite Swim Camps

The Maximum Performance Elite Swim Camps offers both training camps and coaching for swimmers at all skill levels. The specialist camp is for advanced swimmers looking to improve the following skills: starts, turns, strokes and relay passing. The basics skill class teaches swimming fundamentals and swimming techniques, and it also helps swimmers become better acquainted and more comfortable with the water. The camp uses two swimming pools, the one at Millfield School in Street, Somerset, and the one at Whitfield School in Croydon, London. The camp lengths vary from two days to over a week depending on the skills being taught. Camp days and times vary.

Millfield School

Butleigh Road

Street, Somerset BA16 0YD



Swim Therapy

Swim Therapy offers swimming camps to visitors or locals in North Devon, and these camps usually take place when school is out of session. This allows students to continue practicing even when school is not in session, and coaches will assist students in perfecting their swimming skills. The sessions last for two hours, and students practice six days a week. The swimming camp is open to students ages 9 through 15, and this camp is open to advanced swimmers. The pool is 22 meters in length and has anti-wave ropes. Only 15 swimmers per camp are allowed, and students can book more than one session. The camp does not allow videotaping of sessions. Reservations are required.

Swim Therapy

1 Spinney Close

Groby, Leicester LE6 0BY




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