Aura Leisure Letterkenny
Aura Junior Swim Academy Letterkenny
Swim Baby Lessons at Letterkenny
Developed for babies who have received their 2nd inoculation aged up to 30 months, delivered over an 8 week course of 30 minute lessons. Have fun and nurture the bond with your baby by introducing them to the water. Using a gentle and gradual approach our specially trained swim instructors will work with you to ensure your baby feels comfortable in the warm water of our Learner pool.
Swim Tot Lessons at Letterkenny
Swim Tots – for Toddlers ready for the next step! Our Swim Instructors work closely with each child focusing on water awareness, confidence & safety to assist a smoother transition into the higher levels of the Aura Swim Academy.
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Swim Baby & Swim Tots Sessions
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Letterkenny Pool Timetable
|06:15 – 07:45
|2 Lanes Open
|07:45 – 10:00
|10:00 – 10:45
|11:10 – 11:50
|Aqua Fit/2 Lanes
|12:15 – 13:00
|13:00 – 15:30
|15:30 – 18:15
|18:15 – 19:00
|3 Lanes & Learner Pool
|19:00 – 20:00
|20:00 – 21:00
FAQs Swim Baby & Swim Tots
– Smile and encourage the baby to enjoy the water during bath time. Wash water gently over their face and body.
– When they are ready for the big bath you might want to get into the bath with them, for the first time so they feel safe and secure.
– Have small toys available like ducks or plastic balls.
– Sing songs and make bath times fun.
– When the baby is in the big bath on their own support them to lie on their front, on their back and sitting in an upright position.
– Pour water onto their head and body from a cup.
– Use a sponge to pour water over their head and face as they sit upright so they get used to the shower at the pool and later for submersion.
– Let them enjoy playing with suitable toys.
– Visit the pool prior to going swimming to see it and so you are familiar with the changing rooms.
– Toys: ducks, floating plastic balls or other favourite waterproof toys.
– For toddlers, armbands, woggles/noodles, and floats can be used to support.
– Ensure any equipment or toys used are suitable size so they are not a chocking hazard. If you are not sure if an equipment is suitable please ask a member of pool staff.
– Buoyancy swimming togs, Inflatable rings for neck support or inflatable rings worn around the waist are not recommended.
– Consider what is best based on the temperature at the pool you are attending.
– Baby warmer adjustable Neoprene swimsuits are recommended if you child is cold in the water.
– These can be bought in advance in the local supermarket. We sell these individually in our retail.
– Get the correct size based on your baby’s weight.
Fabric swim hats:
– Need to be worn in most pools.
– Easy to use.
– Available to purchase at all Aura Leisure Centres
– Recommend for older children.
for example, a plastic duck. This is not essential, but It can make the pool more fun!