September 2013
Parent & Baby Swimming Lessons

September 2013
Aquafit Sessions

Both at an exclusive private swimming pool near Horsham.

Parent with baby in swimming pool

Swimming Qualifications

UK Full Teachers Swim Coach Level 2 - Amateur Swimming Association.

UK Aquafit Instructor (deep water rehabilitation) -Amateur Swimming Association.

National Pool Lifeguard - Royal Life Guard Society

UK Full First Aider - St John Ambulance.

Mel is a Member of the Institute of Swimming, and also a Fellow of the Institute of Swimming.

She teaches all swimming abilities and caters for individual needs.


The benefits of swimming are:

Improved cardiovascular fitness and endurance.

A non-weight bearing exercise suitable for all ages and ability levels.

Improved suppleness and strength.

Good social interaction.

Mel's Mermaids

photograph courtesy of West Sussex County Times


Athletic Coaching

Mel is also an experienced running and athletics coach and has many achievements to be proud of.

She has competed for Sussex and holds the record for 10,000 metres in Sussex County.

She coaches at Christ Hospital School, and they reached the finals of the National Schools Athletic Competition.

Mel has completed 14 marathons.

In 2000 Mel created Mel's Milers jogging club (Affiliated to the Amateur Athletic Association) and the club has raised £40,000 for charity.

Mel also offers Triathlon training to competition level.


Qualifications include

UK Level 2 Development Coach

Sports Development Coach

Full First Aider - St John Ambulance

Mel is Licensed and Insured and is also fully CRB checked.