In the past baby swim classes in Northern Ireland were extremely hard to come by,
having lived and worked in England ‘Lee-Anne’ felt that this was unfair and decided
to become trained and qualified to deliver these classes at home in Northern Ireland.
Founded in September 2008, the first sessions began in Lisburn Leisureplex. ‘Ellen’
from Larne then had her first baby (Nathaniel) and had to travel from Larne to Lisburn
, in order to take him to a swim class!
Ellen and Lee-Anne then got together, worked hard and four years on have established
Aquababes to all six counties across Northern Ireland!! Our commitment to reaching
as many communities as possible continues, as we feel the benefits of these sessions
should be experienced and felt by all! Our parents and babies enjoy our classes immensely
as do we!! We have returning mummies with their second babies who feedback to us
that “Aquababes is the best thing to do with your baby and how their little ones
just love being in the water”.
us and see if you agree.
Our instructors are highly qualified and experienced in working with children and
babies. We encourage dependency in the water.
We absolutely love what we do!!
Having previously worked in administrative roles we have embraced our new careers
head-on in driving AquababesNI forward to communities all around Northern Ireland.
As working mums ourselves we have great understanding of having babies, jobs and
running houses and how exhausting and tiring it can all become! This is why we love
bringing our babies swimming, as it is a time when you can forget it all and ‘just
be’ in the water with your little one enjoying each other. It is the highlight of