Lentil Bolognese Recipe
Apr 26, 2023 | Blog
To celebrate National Vegetarian Week, why not try our delicious lentil bolognese recipe? Lentils are packed with protein helping you to stay fuller for longer.
Becoming Fitter for the Future
Apr 21, 2023 | News
We are committed to addressing environmental and climate emergencies, whilst supporting the net zero carbon ambitions of our centre and wider society.
Blue Mind - Why being near water makes you feel happier!
Apr 20, 2023 | Blog
Ever wondered why you are drawn to book the holiday near the sea or with a nice swimming pool? Or why parents and children alike report swimming lessons are their favourite extracurricular activity of the week?
Apr 03, 2023 | Blog
Free downloads, craft ideas and fun activities to keep the kids busy and active over the school holidays.
5 ways to make the most of the clocks going forward
Mar 15, 2023 | Blog
The longer, brighter spring days are an ideal time to get active and increase your social schedule.
Six Reasons to Prioritise Your Beauty Sleep
Mar 13, 2023 | Blog
If you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep, join the club. We need our sleep, and here’s why.
Blueberry Baked Oats Recipe
Mar 01, 2023 | Blog
Power yourself through the day with our tasty Blueberry Baked Oats. It's healthy, delicious and so easy to make - you can prepare it in advance and bake in the morning!
Recipe of the month - Healthy Pancakes
Feb 19, 2023 | Blog
Pancake Day may not be 'til March this year, but life's definitely BATTER with pancakes, for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Check out our healthy pancake recipe for some flipping-good fun at home this Half Term for all the family.
Introducing our Pool Waste Recycling Scheme
Jan 27, 2023 | News
Help maintain a fitter future by recycling your old swimming equipment using the Zogg's boxes in our centre.
Sticking to those New Year's Resolutions
Jan 07, 2023 | Blog
A handy set of tips to help you turn those resolutions into revelations
Vegan Bean Chilli Recipe
Jan 04, 2023 | Blog
Bring a little fire to your Veganuary dinner time with this healthy and delicious Vegan Bean Chilli.
The Backstroke – your secret weapon for swimming.
Jan 03, 2023 | Blog
A look at why the backstroke is the perfect stroke to improve your fitness.
Aquaphobia: Does water make you anxious?
Nov 21, 2022 | Blog
Water is one of the most common fears that people have - especially adults . The fear that people have for water can usually be defined as Aquaphobia – and it can come with a whole range of differing symptoms.
Vegan curry with chickpea, tomato & spinach
Nov 01, 2022 | Blog
To celebrate World Vegan Day, we’re sharing this super healthy curry recipe! It’s fully vegan, it counts as two of your five-a-day, and it’s delicious, if we do say so ourselves. Enjoy!
Learn to swim through our MORE Swimming Academy
Sep 30, 2022 | Blog
A look at the MORE Swimming learning framework and the different types of lesson.
Fresh and Healthy Coronation Chicken
Aug 04, 2022 |
Try this delicious Afternoon Tea favourite
Healthy Banana Muffins
Aug 01, 2022 | Blog
Round up the family and enjoy these healthy snacks
AquaSplash's Jo Pullman is swimming The English Channel!
Jul 20, 2022 | Blog
The swimming teacher will have to contend with the weather, currents, sickness and fatigue on her way to France...
Prawn Satay Noodle Salad
Jul 19, 2022 | Blog
Try out our super summer satay seafood salad!
Swimming Toys and Games
Jun 13, 2022 | News
A look into how swimming toys and equipment can enhance fun in the water!
From Tummy to Tots: A Child’s First Independent Swim!
May 30, 2022 | Blog
A look at how adults can encourage children whilst they become more confident in water.
Rainbow Fruit Skewers
May 27, 2022 | Blog
To celebrate Pride month, try these rainbow fruit skewers, a fun and healthy dessert throughout the summer!
Veggie Miso Burgers
Apr 26, 2022 | Blog
Try these tasty vegetarian miso burgers – go great with chips and coleslaw.
The smartest pre-holiday fitness preparation
Apr 21, 2022 | Blog
Why HIIT workouts are the best way to build strength, muscle mass and aerobic fitness.
From Tummy to Tots: An Introduction to Water
Apr 20, 2022 | Blog
Welcome to our three-month mini-series taking you on a journey exploring the fantastic benefits of the water from pregnancy through to toddlers taking their first independent swims.
Mar 28, 2022 | Blog
A place to find some free, relaxing activities to help support your mental wellbeing, including adult colouring, mindfulness videos, free downloadable activities and more.
Recipe of the month - Easter egg biscuits
Mar 25, 2022 | Blog
Get the family involved and get creative with these decorative Easter egg biscuits!
From Tummy to Tots: The Benefits of Antenatal Swimming
Mar 14, 2022 | Blog
Welcome to our three-month mini-series taking you on a journey exploring the fantastic benefits of the water. This month our National Aquatics Training Lead, Lynn Goring-Crook, kicks off this series by introducing the benefits of antenatal swimming for Mum and baby.
Recipe of the month - Super Healthy Veggie Burritos!
Mar 02, 2022 | Blog
Check out our healthy Mexican dish. You get all the great taste of the herbs and spices but also have an eye on your fitness goals!
Breathe Easy: How to control your breathing when swimming
Feb 14, 2022 | Blog
A handy breathing exercise to warm-up the mind and ensure you’re ready for your session in the water.
Top tips for your child's First Swimming Lesson
Jan 14, 2022 | Blog
Lynn Goring-Crook, our National Aquatic Training Lead, is here to share tips and advice before your child’s first swimming lesson.
How to find your exercise mojo - and keep it
Jan 11, 2022 |
So the year is flying by and you’ve just realised you haven’t been to the gym in weeks – and it’s clear your latest fitness resolutions went out the window months back! It happens. Here’s how to fix it.
The first rule of New Year's Resolutions
Dec 13, 2021 | Blog
Motivation expert Professor David E. Conroy talks about what helps get us moving, and how to set realistic goals we can stick to.
A beginner’s guide to swimming
Dec 08, 2021 | Blog
We know that you may feel a little out of place amongst more experienced swimmers, but remember that everybody has to begin somewhere.
Christmas Family Workouts
Dec 02, 2021 | Blog
Want to look after your 'elf and fitness over the festive season? Here's a selection of fun Christmas workouts to get you moving from your head to your mistle-toes!
Which swim strokes are best for exercise and weight loss?
Nov 08, 2021 | Blog
Our National Aquatics Training Lead is here to share some of the physical benefits of swimming, including the best swim strokes for physical exercise and weight loss.
Power through the winter months
Nov 05, 2021 | Blog
With the colder days and darker nights, not to mention cold and flu season upon us, supporting ourselves and loved-ones physically and mentally is not easy.
Why being a swimming teacher is the best job in the world!
Nov 01, 2021 | Blog
Have you ever thought about becoming a swimming teacher?
Health & Fitness Hub
Sep 23, 2021 | Blog
Whether you’re looking to increase your fitness, manage your weight, reduce your drinking or improve your overall health, here are our top health apps and resources to support your physical and mental wellbeing.
Why swimming lessons are for adults too
Sep 20, 2021 | Blog
With schools back and many returning to a new routine after so long, Helen Bull, our National Commercial Aquatics Manager, is here to tell you more about our fantastic adult swimming lessons.
Exercise and mental health: how we can help you feel great again!
Apr 28, 2021 | Blog
Has this last year left you feeling in need of some positivity and maybe a bucket full of energy again? Us too!
Returning to fitness after lockdown
Apr 15, 2021 | Blog
Exercising is sometimes easier said than done, EVEN when we know the benefits. Finding ways to overcome these common hurdles is often more important than the exercise itself. We’re here to help!
Do I need a protein shake?
Mar 22, 2021 | Blog
Your body needs protein to build muscles but do you need supplements?
Training Methods 101
Mar 08, 2021 | Blog
Making yourself endure a workout that you don’t enjoy is not the best approach for starting a long-lasting fitness routine.
Fat fact busters: Why low fat doesn’t always mean healthy
Mar 01, 2021 | Blog
When we embark on a healthier eating journey, the first thing people often reach for are the low fat alternatives.
Missing the pool? Keep swim fit at home!
Feb 15, 2021 | Blog
According to Swim England, swimming has improved the mental health of 1.4 million adults in Britain.
Slowly, slowly smash those goals!
Feb 10, 2021 | Blog
It’s far too easy to develop a negative mindset towards your health and fitness.
For the love of food
Feb 01, 2021 | Blog
It’s easy to forget that food is much more than just calories.
Get your fitness on track the right way
Jan 06, 2021 | Blog
Let's get back into a routine with these helpful tips!
New Year, New Approach
Jan 04, 2021 | Blog
Well, that was 2020 – a year that no one was prepared for!