“Thank you for being so patient with Mia; after being so scared initially she’s now loving the water and can’t wait for her next lesson each week.”

Sarah, mum of Mia, age 4

“Dear Kirsty, i am proud that you taught me how to swim. I like going underwater with my goggles on and i’ll never forget to blow bubbles again. Thank you.”

Lily, age 9

“Thank you for helping Mazie with her swimming, she started after school classes last week and got her 5m badge already!”

Kate, mum of Mazie, age 5

“The snorkelling lessons looked great fun and Leo had a super time – a new skill to use on holiday.”

Janet, mum of Leo, age 9

“At the ripe old age of 68, i plucked up the courage to learn to swim. You’ve been very patient with me, and although i still have a little way to go, at least i can now swim a whole length frontcrawl. Thank you so much.”

John, age 68

“One of the best bits about having lessons with you, was doing some lifesaving activities and being able to swim in my pyjamas.”

Ahmed, age 10