SwimAfrica is the leading independent provider of swim instruction in Nairobi, Kenya. We are a student-centered swim programme focused on helping individuals to learn and improve their swim ability. We offer swimming programmes for all ages; adults, teens & children. Instruction takes place in a solar heated swimming pool located at Montessori Learning Centre, on Grevillea Grove in the Westlands area of Nairobi.
Its aimed at teaching adults the fundamental swimming and water safety skills. Catering for a wide variety of individual needs, coaches are able to tailor each class to suit the swimmers’ learning requirements and pace. Whether you are having lessons for the first time and would like to be safer in water, or looking to improve your strokes, learn new strokes or improve endurance levels, we have the swimming classes for you!
For adult swimming sessions, our hours are as follows:
Monday- Saturday: 7.00AM – 9.00 AM (Split in one-hour sessions)
Monday- Friday: 5.30PM-6.30PM
COMPETITIVE SWIMMING CLASSES
Monday- Friday: 4.30 PM-5.30 PM
AQUA AEROBICS CLASSES
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8.00-9.00 AM
Aqua aerobics or aqua fitness sessions: –
Are aerobic exercises conducted in the shallow end of the swimming pool. It is a type of resistance training that focuses on aerobic endurance in an enjoyable atmosphere. It is a component of healthy living that over a long period of time, contributes to low blood pressure and a normal heart-rate. It burns calories, thereby contributing to steady weight loss over time. It is perfectly suited for both the young and elderly.
We have three levels available in our Adult Learn to Swim Program:
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This level is designed for people with little or no experience in the water and who want to improve confidence levels in and around the water. These classes will provide an understanding of the basic skills required for water awareness, aquatic safety and swimming such as floating, kicking and breathing and will enable to swimmers to swim at least half a lap of proficient freestyle, backstroke and survival strokes.
This intermediate level is designed for people with basic swimming and water safety proficiency who want to extend these skills. The classes provide tuition in stroke development, timing and breathing and include water safety skills such as treading water and further developing survival strokes. The outcome of this course is to be able to swim proficient freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and survival strokes for at least two laps.
This more advanced level will further extend participants swimming endurance levels and refine stroke technique and sculling to better ensure safety levels in a variety of different aquatic environments.