March 23, 2019

Power, grace and endurance – the joy of Synchronised Swimming for all

Early last year, in partnership with Sevenoaks Synchro Club, we launched beginners Synchronised Swimming lessons at Radnor House, Sevenoaks.  This energetic and graceful sport, part of the Summer Oly...

October 22, 2018

Swim England qualified Coach, Lucy Lloyd-Roach shares her experiences of how swimming has helped her mindfulness, and shares techniques for you to try.

Meditation and swimming

It was five years ago, as mindfulness started to creep onto the periphery of our collective con...

August 2, 2018

New research* from STA, a UK charity dedicated to the teaching of swimming and water safety, shows that children may be exiting learn-to-swim programmes too early, before they have achieved essential lifesaving and survival skills.

Commissioned by STA for International...

April 13, 2018

As a swimmer, ocean enthusiast and scuba diver I have been lucky enough to swim and dive in many of the oceans around the world.  I have many amazing memories of stunning marine life, crystal clear water, mind-blowing reefs and underwater structures.  And now living he...

March 14, 2018

When I was pregnant with my first child I was overwhelmed by the advice given to me – “put your name down now for the best school in the area”; “play Mozart to your pregnant belly and once the baby is born you can put them down to sleep with Don Giovanni playing in the...

February 20, 2018

Triathlon is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. So what makes people give it a tri?!

Thanks to the Brownlee brothers, Alistair and Jonathan, shooting to fame in the 2012 Olympics and taking Gold and Bronze medals respectively and other fantastic British triath...

January 12, 2018

I’m not going to list 2018 reasons why you should get wet this year (even though I could!) but as we say farewell to 2017 and begin a brand new year, many of us are thinking about fresh starts, healthy eating and new fitness goals.  

My personal challenge as of 1st Janu...

November 14, 2017

I have always enjoyed a variety of sports, from horse riding and running to boxing and high impact intensive workouts. In January 2015, I was diagnosed with three ruptured discs in my lower back, the pain was excruciating. I was faced with the realisation that I had to...

October 17, 2017

Penny, founder of Aqualife Swimming, shares her thoughts on why swimming when you are expecting a baby can have a myriad of physical and mental health benefits during pregnancy, labour and beyond.

Swimming has always been part of my life and played an important part thr...

October 10, 2017

We are delighted to announce that we will be launching a six week Synchronised Swimming Taster Course in partnership with Sevenoaks Synchro Club next month.

The course is designed to build the core skills required for entry level into the Club, and is open to boys...

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