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Build My Water Confidence

We all have different reasons for getting in the pool. Read why Frank has decided to make a Big Splash after years out of the pool. If you are like him, then come on in, the water's lovely.


"I used to really enjoy swimming when I was a kid… But like most people, life got busy and the last few years have been taken over by my own kids and work.

"Seeing Big Splash on TV has given me the push I needed to get back in the pool.

"It is not as scary as starting something new, and I feel at home in the water so it made sense.

"I managed 8 lengths last visit. It is a short distance but has made a huge difference to my confidence levels and I feel better for it, especially after a hard day at work. And I feel part of something big."

Are any of these statements you?

  • I want to swim now because at last I’ve got the time!
  • I’ve been inspired to get back in the pool.
  • I used to really enjoy swimming when I was a kid.
  • I'm nervous about getting back in the pool.
  • I want to make a Big Splash but I am not confident about my swimming.
  • I can only swim two lengths before wheezing to a stop.

It's me, what's next?

Check out the activities below to make your own Big Splash.

Nope, not me

OK, try another Big Splash Persona or you can check out our full list of activities here. BETTER STILL, sign up to Get Involved, secure your special code and let us recommend activities for you. You could win a Lumie Bodyclock.

There are loads of good reasons to make a splash

Activity suggestions, exclusive content, great monthly competition, and a Big Splash code to access VIP goodies…

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