Otters Learn to Swim

Otters Learn to Swim

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Good afternoon
Tyler will be leading the learn to swim this week in my absence.
I have tested positive and will be out until November 6, so please give him your support and be patient.
With covid-19 on the increase it may be necessary to cancel some lessons in the future if the teachers have to self-isolate. I think this will be easier than trying to fit everyone in, but I will try my best. I know this may be frustrating for you but this may be the only way of keeping the learn to swim going.
Many of our teachers work in schools so the risk will be higher. I will try and give you has much notice as possible if I need to do this.
You will receive a refund if we cancel the lesson.
no swimming today it’s half term pool is close

Otters Learn to Swim is based at Regents Park Community School and is a part of the City of Southampton Swimming Club. Otters Learn to Swim is based at Regents Park Community School and is part of the City of Southampton Swimming Club.

All of our teachers hold ASA teaching qualifications and are DBS checked. Our teachers have a wide experience of swimming, with all of them having a background in competitive swimming or another sport. Otters Learn to Swim offers classes on Wednesday Evenings and Saturday Mornings at a competitive price. We follow the ASA Learn to Swim framework and teach from the Ducks Stage to Stage 7 where we t

Operating as usual

[10/31/21]   Good afternoon
Tyler will be leading the learn to swim this week in my absence.
I have tested positive and will be out until November 6, so please give him your support and be patient.
With covid-19 on the increase it may be necessary to cancel some lessons in the future if the teachers have to self-isolate. I think this will be easier than trying to fit everyone in, but I will try my best. I know this may be frustrating for you but this may be the only way of keeping the learn to swim going.
Many of our teachers work in schools so the risk will be higher. I will try and give you has much notice as possible if I need to do this.
You will receive a refund if we cancel the lesson.

[10/30/21]   no swimming today it’s half term pool is close

[10/16/21]   We now have spaces for Saturday mornings swimming.

[10/15/21]   Ok we start back swimming tomorrow morning on a Saturday for first time since March 2020. I have sent out emails to those of you who are coming. Please contact me if you didn’t receive my email and wish to still come.
Thanks Peter

[10/05/21]   AT LAST!!!!!!!
Swimming will start back on Saturday 16th of October .
Those who intend to come on Saturdays please contact me ASAP.
If I don’t here from you by Thursday 14th I will assume you are not returning and I will give your place away.
If you swim Wednesday or Friday evenings and wish to move back to Saturdays please contact me.
Peter

[09/08/21]   Please come ready to swim as before
You don’t need to wear a mask
Thanks Peter

[09/05/21]   Good morning everyone
I hope you are all well and had a good summer.
We start back swimming lessons this Wednesday 8th September & Friday 10th.
No decision has been made yet from Regent’s Park school about Saturday mornings.
Please remember no changing rooms are available.
Children to come ready for swimming.
Please wait outside.
Thank you for all the emails I received from Saturdays parents for there support in these difficult times.

Thanks Peter.

[06/01/21]   Hi everyone my email was hacked this morning so please bin gifts card etc it’s not me

[06/01/21]   If you have received a email about doing a quick favour it’s not from me just bin it

[05/12/21]   Hi all just to remind you to bring your mask 😷 with you tonight. Also please don’t enter the pool until you are told to
Thanks Peter

[05/05/21]   Good afternoon
Just to remind everyone that there is no swimming tonight at Regent’s Park school

[05/01/21]   Good afternoon
There will be no swimming on Wednesday 5th May.
Regent’s Park school have move their starting time back a week.
We will be starting on Wednesday 12th May.

I have just sent a email out please can you check for this or check your junk mail. If you haven’t received this ,please let me know.

Thanks Peter

[04/28/21]   Good morning everyone
This is a reminder that there is no swimming tonight at Regent’s Park school. We start back next week Wednesday 5th May . Please pass on
Thanks Peter

[04/07/21]   Good morning everyone here is the latest update from Regent Park school.
The pool is due to open on Monday 26th April which means our first lesson will be on Wednesday 28th April.
This will be a phased return to swimming and I have been informed by Regent’s Park that there will be no swimming on Saturdays at the moment. We hope the Saturdays will start shortly depending on how the phase return progresses. Has soon as I have more information about Saturdays I will update. I will be sending a email to those of you who attend Wednesday shortly.
Peter

[11/30/20]   Ok I have just sent out a email to everyone, please check you received it. If not please let me know and don’t forget to check your junk mail
Peter

[11/30/20]   Received good news today from Regent’s Park school, that we will be back in the pool in January. 🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂 I will be sending everyone an email shortly, so check your junk mail or contact me if not received.

[11/03/20]   Good morning everyone
Here is the latest information from Regents Park school

Good afternoon

Firstly, we hope that you and your families are all safe and well and would like to thank you for your patience and ongoing support for the school whilst we are dealing with the COVID 19 pandemic.

After the Prime Minister's announcement on Sunday 1st November and the impending further lockdown from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December, we have no alternative but to continue with the suspension of all letting until further notice.

Obviously this will be a huge disappointment to you all, however, it has been made clear by the government that education and schools are a priority and this is the best way to keep young people safe at this current time.

It is clear that things can change rapidly and as a school we will be keeping abreast of all changes to the guidance and once it is safe to do so, we will open our doors again to our hirers.

Again we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support during these unprecedented circumstances.

Kind regards

Carlene

Carlene Amos
Business Manager

Regents Park Community College
King Edward Avenue
Southampton
SO16 4GW
[email protected]
023 8032 5444

[08/30/20]   Hi all
Hope you are all well & staying safe.
The latest information I have received from regents Park school is that they are trying to get the children back into school first, before opening the pool again. So I think we may be looking at October time before we are able to start again.

Please note that the future of the learn to swim will change, it will not be like it was before the lockdown. Guidelines will have to be followed making things different to start with in order to cover the COVID-19 pandemic and keep everyone safe. I will update everyone nearer the time or when I receive more news.
Thanks peter

[07/30/20]   Hi everyone
if you have received a email from the swimming club and found the details are wrong just email Louise at [email protected] and she will change it for you.
Example wrong gender,age etc.

Thanks peter

[07/25/20]   Hi everyone hope you are all ok and keeping safe.

Update on swimming . We are waiting on Regent’s Park school to see when they are going to start lessons again hopefully September.
I will give you more information when I receive it.
In the mean time we are putting all learn to swim members on our new team unify account. So if you receive a email from city of Southampton club administrators will you please reply to the email

Children names
DOB

Thanks peter

03/04/2020

Hi all
hope you are all well and keeping safe. Finding lots to do and helping out around the house.
I thought I would share some photos of my little dog ( getting bigger by the day) Nellie with some new equipment.
We hope to see you all soon
Peter & the team.

[03/20/20]   Hello everyone
I am just checking that everyone received the email I sent out about your payment details. If you didn’t please contact me on Facebook or email and I will send it to you
Keep safe
Thanks peter

[03/17/20]   I forgot please pass on to one another just in case some parents are not on Facebook.
Thanks peter

[03/17/20]   UPDATE
I have been informed this evening by Regent’s Park school that they have closed their pool until further notice. I will update you with further information as I receive it including when lessons might commence. Everyone take care.

Thanks peter and the team

[03/16/20]   Hi All
Just to let you know we are proposing the following message is sent out - the message is things are continuing as normal until we are told otherwise 🙂

Dear Parents
Following advice from Swim England I am pleased to confirm that training will continue as normal.

Extract from the Swim England Website today (16.03.2020) : ‘At present the Government has not closed schools or restricted school activity and therefore we do not see any reason why clubs should not continue with their training or learn to swim programmes in their own environment within the guidelines of the facility.’

LINK HERE

As a club we will continue to monitor the Government, Swim England and Public Health England advice and keep you informed of any changes.

Meanwhile please may I remind you that if your child or any family member develops a cough or has a temperature please do not attend the learn to swim.

Many thanks
CSSC Executive Committee

[02/29/20]   Good morning all
Please use the tennis court car park l think the main car park my be close this morning or park on the road. You need to walk up to the next set of gates.
Peter

[02/26/20]   Please use the tennis car park tonight they are taking down the scaffolding in the car park

[01/06/20]   Good morning to everyone, I hope you had a great Christmas & new year.
Swimming starts again this week, Wednesday 8th & Saturday 11th January.
See you all then

Thanks peter and the team

[11/09/19]   Sorry yes it’s happen again someone was sick again swimming is cancel for today

[10/18/19]   Just a quick reminder not to feed your children 1 hour before swimming thank you.

[10/12/19]   Hi all
today lessons are cancelled due to someone being sick in the pool

[09/06/19]   If you are swimming at 10 o’clock tomorrow your lesson will now start 5 minutes later so we can change the pool around. please use both car parks
Thanks peter

[09/05/19]   We start back this Saturday morning. I hope you all had a great holiday. We have lots of new swimmers so please be patient.
Thanks peter

[06/06/19]   Hi all there will be no swimming this Saturday 8th June please see below.
Good afternoon

Unfortunately there has been a technical fault with the pool meaning we have had to close it, the part has been ordered and we are hoping to re -open the pool on Monday.

Apologies for the short notice, please could you reply to this email so I am aware you have received the message.

Kind regards

Paula Simmons

[05/22/19]   Just to remind you not to feed your children before swimming. What I mean is a light snack not a full cooked tea. Or we will have sick every where and no one gets to swim
Thanks peter

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