Learning to Swim at The Swim Aquademy

To be honest, at first I had my reservations about signing up for swimming lessons as an adult and so late in my life, as it was one of those things that I had put off for some years but it would always affect my quality of enjoyment concerning things like family holidays and outings. […]

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Learn to swim in Johannesburg

I grew up in rural Eastern Cape (eNgcobo) where kids ran around played with marbles, herded cattles, played games all day and more importantly swam at the river. For some reason I have always been terrified of swimming. After school, my friends would often take off their uniforms and jump into the river and swim. […]

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Mili learns to Siwm

I had tried learning to swim a dozen times but each time my heart jumped. It  was indescribably exhausting and unpleasant. When I got the call from Tiffany to start swimming lessons with her company, Splash Aquademy the nerves crept up but with nerves, a quiet resolve to challenge myself, face my fears and go into the […]

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Not All Fun & Games

What I do is often dismissed with the roll of a cynical eye and twitch of a smirk on the lips of a learn-to-swim non-believer. You get the old-school cats who are always chanting their mantra: “In my day there were no swim teachers- we were just thrown into the deep end and told to […]

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My First Swimming Experience

I have always been sports fanatic, constantly partaking in as much activities as I could- whether it was playing netball, hockey or athletics in high school, or even trying my hand out in volleyball in varsity. Then you had swimming, not exactly on top of list (or any list for that matter). Don’t get me […]

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