About us

A message from Kelly Deakin, founder of Swimcentral:

I was never good at sport, but I’ve always loved swimming. It’s fantastic fun and I’ve taught children and adults since 2005. Swimming helped me to recover after spinal surgery and I owe it a lot.

I’ve listened to teachers shouting instructions. I’ve seen kids left behind. I’ve felt the cold water and know what it’s like to be miserable at the pool. So I’m here to change all that.

Our teaching is different. I started Swimcentral to support and encourage each person as they learn to swim. I want you to make the most of the water, whatever your skills and experience. We are turning swimming lessons around for the better and it starts here.

Swimcentral swimming teachers

Kelly Deakin

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Lisa Sumbler

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Beckie Corbitt

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Alex Withey

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Rachael Lake

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