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The Water Babies Journey

We take babies from birth – and you’ll be astonished by what they can achieve! They’ll have great fun while all the time building their confidence and independence in the water.

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    Bonding, safety, confidence, strength, co-ordination, learning skills, wellbeing… we’ve loads of great reasons to get splashy!


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When it comes to underwater baby & toddler photography, nobody does it better than us!

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Take a peek at our little swimming stars, and imagine how incredible your own little one could look!
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What People Say

  • Joan & Esme

    Taking our daughter Esme swimming at only 10 weeks old was quite daunting, especially because she was born 5 weeks premature. We never regret it! It's the best thing we did and we strongly believe it has helped her development. We will never forget our Water Babies experiences and teachers!

    Joan & Esme South West
  • Rachel & Betty

    We love Water Babies!  Even though Betty went through the wobbles for a fair few months, we persisted and she's come out the other side loving it even more and super confident!

    Rachel & Betty Devon

Latest From Our Blog

What’s it like being a parent to a Paralympian swimmer?
What’s it like being a parent to a Paralympian swimmer?

With Team GB securing medals in Rio, mum of a Paralympian swimmer spoke to us about her daugther's love for swimming from an early age.  Jo-Ann Marren’s daughter Amy made her Paralympic debut at London 2012 aged just 14. Since then, the Essex-based swimmer has won gold at the World and European Swimming Championships and also passed her GCSEs and A Levels. She is now representing Great Britain at Rio where she is doing the country and her family proud! Jo-Ann tells us what it has been like being Amy’s mum.... We first took Amy into the pool aged two on a… Read more

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We're on ITV This Morning!
We're on ITV This Morning!

Our co-founder, Paul Thompson, is joining Ruth and Eamonn on ITV's This Morning to discuss how the Water Babies way of teaching differs to the ISR programme. With drowning still the third highest cause of accidental death among children in the UK, at Water Babies we teach vital safety techniques from birth (our youngest was just 1 day old!). Little ones have a natural affinity with water, and they possess amazing natural reflexes in water: at Water Babies, we work with these…

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