Swim Safe is a fun and free water safety activity for children, created by Swim England and the RNLI.
What’s included in Safe Swim?
Children get to enjoy a fun, structured swimming session at a choice of open water locations – and learn all about how to stay safe in the water and what to do if something goes wrong.
The 60-minute session is run by qualified instructors and lifeguards, and includes:
- Open water safety advice provided on land.
- Up to 30 minutes in-water tuition with qualified instructors.
- All the right kit for swimming outdoors (including swimming hats, wetsuits, and flotation equipment).
Swim Safe is open to children aged 7-14.
To take part, they must be able to swim a minimum of 25 metres unaided. This is usually achieved around Stage 6 of the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme.