GR Swimming Schools in West Berkshire

Compton, Thatcham, Pangbourne

GR are Swim England Swim School of the Year 2022; a Centre of Excellence for the Institute of Aquaphobia. Our ethos is ‘in the water – everyone is equal’ We provide uniquely structured safe, FUN! swimming lessons.

The owner - Jo, is a tutor for the Institute of Aquaphobia for Berkshire & one of the few Advanced Aquaphobia Coaches in the country and has a reputation for her patience and calmness.

Children learn to swim with confidence, gaining a healthy respect for the water and safety. Swimming in small groups with teachers in the water for beginners and improvers, with the ability to give individual attention without the pressure of 121s. Continual assessment and lane progression means children don’t have to wait for a new term to move up!

GR offer:
• Swimming lessons for children (from 3yrs) & adults
• Rookie lifeguard programme supporting the DofE award physical /skills components
• Aquaphobia classes, support for children who need extra help.

Pool locations:
Downs School, Compton RG20 6AD; Brockhurst & Marlston School, Thatcham RG18 9UL & St Andrews School, Pangbourne RG8 8QA.

"We tried a couple of swim schools who judged and gave up on our daughter after one lesson because she refused to participate and listen, so I am hugely grateful to you and your team."
Mrs LR Newbury

"A truly fantastic swim school, cannot recommend enough. Jo is always smiling and monitors all that is going on. If we ever wanted to chat she was immediately on hand."
Mrs JD


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