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Our new Swimming Pool in Croydon near Wimpole Hall

We are less than 2 months away from opening our brand new swimming pool in the village of Croydon close to Wimpole Hall! This stunning 15m long pool has both a deep end and a shallow end making it ideal for swimmers of all ages and abilities. When we first came to see...

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Redeveloping Arran House Stud Pool – Newmarket

In 2010 we took our first steps outside of Cambridge by starting swimming lessons in a private pool on the outskirts of Newmarket at Arran House Stud in Kennett. This was a huge risk for such a small company however it turned out to be one of the best moves we ever...

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5 Perfect Pool Games to Make Practise Fun!

Here at Elite Swimming Academy we know the importance of practising outside of lessons however, we also understand that it can get a little bit tiresome. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 5 perfect pool games for you and your little ones – You can...

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Cambridge City Deal

Something Scary This Way Comes…     The Greater Cambridge City Deal is not the smart choice for small businesses: ESA is a swimming tuition company, not a political party, however when your swimming lessons are being threatened by a rushed initiative...

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ESA Top Tips for Nervous Swimmers

Whether it’s your child’s first or fiftieth lesson, nerves can still sometimes get the best of them; this is a completely natural process to go through, especially when learning a new skill like swimming. Here are a few ideas for you to help ease your...

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What to pack for your child’s swimming lessons:

One question that often comes up is what you should pack for your child’s swimming lesson and there are a few items of swimming lesson equipment that are an absolute necessity, however some accessories are optional. Don’t forget a plastic bag to put the wet swimming...

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Successful swim between Ireland and Scotland

On Thursday 25th August 2016 ESA Founder Ed Williams successfully swam the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland, considered by many to be the hardest open water swim in the world. Here is Ed’s full account of the swim: At 2.30am on Thursday 25th August...

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The Great East Swim – 10k Race Report

ESA Founder Ed Williams tackles his first ever wetsuit compulsory event in preparation for North Channel swim. Oliver Davis was there to report on the whole experience: Placing a wetsuit in his swimming bag is an alien concept to Ed Williams, solo Channel swimmer. Yet...

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