ABC Swim School

where learning to swim is as easy as ABC

07802 631 571

About Us

ABC Swim School was founded by Alison Bell in 1985 and has been running successfully since then.  Alison an avid swimmer was a National Synchronised Swimmer and the National Coach for Synchronised Swimming from 1989 – 1996 with various teams from the Age Group Squads, to Senior Squad level.  

Alison was National Coach at the European Championships 1993 & 1995, World Championships 1994, Goodwill Games 1994, and Commonwealth Games 1994 with two Silver medals in Solo and Duet events and Olympic Trial in 1995 and was the National Development Officer for Synchronised Swimming 1995 – 1996.

She also trained as a YMCA Fitness Instructor and an ASA Tutor delivering UKCC/QCF courses and teaching in a wide variety of disciplines - teaching aquatics, coaching swimming, synchronised swimming, adult and child aquatic activities.  

She has written and presented a wide variety of Continuing Professional Development seminars.  Her skills expand into writing and consultation on a few publications such as ‘Make a splash’ (2004 ASA Merchandising), ‘Teach Your Child To Swim’ (2006 Usborne Publishing Ltd) and ‘The Young Swimmer (1997 Dorling Kindersley Ltd London).  Alison delivers National Curriculum course Modules 1 and 2 for school teachers locally to enhance their swimming lessons within the school environment.  

Alison is also the co-founder of Aquability Teachers Training Centre.  Click here for more information and how to enrol.  Alison has numerous ASA, YMCA and other qualifications and is committed to the development of teachers and the delivery of FUN and effective swimming lessons for all.

Our Teachers’ Qualifications:

Our teachers attend regular CPD Courses to keep up to date with latest development in the swimming - coaching and development world.   All our teachers abide by the ASA Child Protection Policy ‘Wavepower’.  Our Lifeguards all hold the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and are dutiful in ensuring safety during lessons.