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Aquasplash Festival!

Noodle races, float challenges, log rolls, water bombing and caterpillar ball games are just a few of the brilliant activities to have a go at in Aquasplash, the water festival for anyone aged 7 to 11.

Don’t worry if you can’t swim because Aquasplash is for you as well. It’s for everyone regardless of ability in the water.You jump off the side of the pool, tuck your legs up and bomb the water with a huge splash.

Bursting out the water, you climb on to the side and make it to the end of the pool ready to start the swimming-on-your-back egg and spoon race.

Welcome to an Aquasplash festival, the most fun you can have in a pool without having to swim.

Win prizes for blowing an egg flip across the water, or awards for push and glide or poolside exercises copying the movement of dives. You can even win prizes for simple good sportsmanship.

Held in your local pool, Aquasplash festivals let you try out all the major water skills:

  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water polo
  • Synchro

You can also learn and practice lifesaving skills and find out what it would be like to be a real lifeguard.

And don’t worry if you can’t swim because Aquasplash is for you as well. It’s for everyone regardless of ability.

Find out more

  • Visit the Aquasplash website.
  • Ask your parents to find out if your local pool will be running Aquasplash.
  • Your school can also get involved, so ask your teacher for information or send them to the Aquasplash website.
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