Where have all the Little Dippers (baby swimming) from Trinity Road Hydro pool gone?

(4 Posts)
frazzledslummymum Wed 14-Nov-12 13:31:59

Hello - I used to take my dd (now 2) to Little Dippers swimming classes on Trinity Road, at the Hydro Pool there; right next to Tooting Bec station. There were tonnes of mums and babes there, but now Little Dippers and the Trinity Road pool have parted company and I can't find anything so good nearby. I have friends who swim in normal temperature pools, but I don't want to take my DS (9 mths) to a relatively cold pool for his introduction to swimming (he has been in cold pools on holidays, etc, but not for long). I find it hard enough standing around in a cold pool for 30 mins myself, never mind him! It seems the nearest Waterbabies is beyond Chiswick; the Latchmere is cold; and to swim at Virgin Active, Colliers Wood, you have to join the gym. Anyone any advice/info on baby swimming locally?
Thanks very much in advance.

Greydove Wed 14-Nov-12 13:38:51

http://www.waterlifeswimschool.com swim at Alderbrook school in Balham

http://www.swswimschool.co.uk/ swim at Henry Cavendish in Balham

Have you tried the new pool at Clapham Manor? They have a v nice warm baby pool

frazzledslummymum Wed 14-Nov-12 19:55:51

thank you very much Greydove, much appreciated.

TrinityTom Thu 02-Jan-14 14:22:25

Trinity Hydro Centre is still a baby swimming centre its now run by The Baby Swimming Company and has small classes of only 5 babies in a class go to www.thebabyswimmingcompany.co.uk/ for more details.

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