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We believe that in teaching children to swim, we also have a responsibility to teach them to respect the dangers that water can present and how to keep themselves and others safe while they are around it.
Dylan was a healthy boy and a competent swimmer who lost his life due to cold water shock after going for a swim in a quarry. Find out more by copy and pasting this link to your browser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUixlG4f0VEWe
and please sign the petition and support the campaign to get water safety taught in all schools by copying and pasting this link: http://petition.parliment.uk/petitions/124748
Our STA International Learn to Swim Programme emphasises water safety early on introducing skills such as treading water as soon as the children start to swim.
We hold a pyjama parties every year for Children in Need and a clothes week during STA Learn to Swim week every May. All our swimmers whatever their age or ability join in and are introduced to water safety issues.
We hold a Junior Lifeguard competition each year during Water Safety Week. Here are some of our past champions.
We run weekly STA Junior Lifeguard Academy during term time and.............
Junior Lifeguard / Junior Medic courses during the summer holidays