Whitmore Lakes

Swimming Courses

Whitmore Lakes is proud to partner with Kuotos Swim as its training and coaching provider, offering courses for all abilities at our idyllic venue.

Swimming courses at Whitmore

Kuotos Swim is led by Ian Cartwright, a seasoned instructor and coach with a wealth of expertise.

Ian’s guidance guarantees you’ll have an exceptional experience and make significant progress
throughout your open water swimming adventure.

For numerous years, Ian and his family operated the Parogon Swimming Club in Newcastle. He now brings this extensive experience, coupled with his two decades of involvement in secondary education, to Whitmore Lakes.

KuotosSwim at Whitmore Lake

1-2-1 Swimming Lessons

For an optimal experience, we recommend a half-hour 1-2-1 session, which is designed to yield the best possible results tailored to your specific goals.

Each session commences with a discussion about your objectives, swimming experience, and background. It then progresses to in-water coaching, video analysis, and customised feedback. These sessions can be scheduled directly with Ian and are available as individual sessions or in blocks of 5.

1-2-1 sessions cater to individuals of all skill levels, whether you’re a beginner, looking to improve, a triathlete, a long-distance swimmer, or even a cold-water enthusiast. Rest assured, you’ll be in capable hands throughout your session.

Aquaphobia

Ian, an accomplished aquaphobia coach, brings extensive expertise in guiding individuals from water-related fears to confident swimming, and even scuba diving. We collaborate closely with the Institute of Aquaphobia, adhering to the Aquaphobic Learning Pathway to ensure you receive the best possible experience and learn to love the water.

Erase any preconceptions you may have about traditional swimming lessons, as this program is exclusively tailored for open water. It prioritises your comfort and confidence in the water, allowing you to relax and savour the environment before delving into stroke techniques.

This program offers an excellent opportunity to conquer any fears, nervousness, or reservations about open water, all at your own pace. Your comfort remains our priority throughout, and we progress only when you feel ready and at ease.

For a casual conversation, please feel free to reach out to Ian to discuss and devise a plan suitable for you

How to book

All swimming courses should be booked directly through Kuotos Swim.

Qualifications

Institute of Swimming
Level 2 Teacher
Baby & Toddler
SEND Specialist

Swimming Teachers Association
Open Water Coaching

Institute of Aquaphobia
Advanced Coach
Tutor
Centre of Excellence

Royal Lifesaving Society
National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification
Open Water Upgrade

Kuotos Swim Reviews

Location & Directions

Whitmore Lakes
Three Mile Lane
Whitmore
ST5 5HN

Situated in North Staffordshire equidistant between Manchester and Birmingham, conveniently less than 3 miles from junction 15 M6.

Email: info@whitmorelakes.co.uk
Phone: 01782 420720

Facilities

Whitmore Wild Swimming Waiver

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