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Kids Swimming Lessons In Hanoi​

SwimFun Hanoi provides swimming lessons for children in Hanoi. Join one of the public lessons in selected swimming pools, or start your own private group swimming lessons at the location that is most convenietn for you.

English Teaching

The lessons will be done in English, perfect for expats or Vietnamese wishing to practice their English in a natural and fun environment.

Expat Instructor

At Swimfun Hanoi you will learn from the best. All our classes are held in English by highly experienced and motivated Expat swim instructors.

Swim England ™

We use the effective Swim England ™ framework. The best way to structure the lesson content and keep our students motivated.

Kids Swimming Lessons In Hanoi​

SwimFun Hanoi provides swimming lessons for children in Hanoi. Join one of the public lessons in selected swimming pools, or start your own private group swimming lessons at the location that is most convenietn for you.

Kids swimming lessons

Learn to Swim Lessons

By completing this Award, with or without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

 

  • Enter the water safely.
  • Move forward for a distance of 5 metres, feet may be on or off the floor.
  • Move backwards for a distance of 5 metres, feet may be on or off the floor.
  • Move sideways for a distance of 5 metres, feet may be on or off the floor.
  • Scoop the water and wash the face.
  • Be comfortable with water showered from overhead.
  • Move from a flat floating position on the back and return to standing.
  • Move from a flat floating position on the front and return to standing.
  • Push and glide in a flat position on the front from a wall.
  • Push and glide in a flat position on the back from a wall.
  • Give examples of two pool rules.
  • Exit the water safely.

By completing this Award, with or without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

 

  • Jump in from poolside safely to a minimum depth of 1.0 metre.
  • Blow bubbles a minimum of three times rhythmically, with nose and mouth submerged.
  • Move from a flat floating position on the back and return to standing without support.
  • Move from a flat floating position on the front and return to standing without support.
  • Push from a wall and glide on the back – arms can be by the side or above the head.
  • Push from a wall and glide on the front with arms extended.
  • Travel using a recognised leg action with feet off the pool floor on the back for 5 metres, without the use of floatation equipment.
  • Travel using a recognised leg action with feet off the pool floor on the front for 5 metres, without the use of floatation equipment.
  • Perform a tuck to rotate from a flat floating position on the front, to a back floating position, then return to standing.
  • Perform a tuck to rotate from a flat floating position on the back, to a front floating position, then return to standing.
  • Perform a log roll from the back to the front.
  • Perform a log roll from the front to the back.
  • Exit the water without support.

By completing this Award, without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

  • Jump in from poolside and submerge to a minimum depth of 1.0 metre.
  • Sink, push away from wall and maintain a streamlined position.
  • Push and glide on the front with arms extended and log roll onto the back.
  • Push and glide on the back with arms extended and log roll onto the front.
  • Travel 5 metres on the front, perform a tuck to rotate onto the back and return on the back.
  • Fully submerge to pick up an object.
  • Correctly identify three of the four key water safety messages.*
  • Push and glide and travel 10 metres on the back.
  • Push and glide and travel 10 metres on the front.
  • Perform a tuck float and hold for three seconds.
  • Exit the water without using steps.

*The four key water safety messages include:
1. Always swim in a safe place.
2. Always swim with an adult.
3. If you fall in, float, breathe, relax.
4. If someone else in trouble, call 115/113.

By completing this Award, without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

 

  • Perform a sequence of changing shapes (minimum of three) whilst floating on the surface and demonstrate an understanding of floating.
  • Push and glide from the wall towards the pool floor.
  • Kick 10 metres backstroke (one item of equipment optional).
  • Kick 10 metres front crawl (one item of equipment optional).
  • Kick 10 metres butterfly on the front or on the back.
  • Kick 10 metres breaststroke on the front (one item of equipment optional).
  • Perform a head first sculling action for 5 metres in a flat position on the back.
  • Travel on back and log roll in one continuous movement onto front.
  • Travel on front and log roll in one continuous movement onto back.
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres, choice of stroke is optional.

By completing this Award you will be able to:

 

  • Perform a flat stationary scull on the back.
  • Perform a feet first sculling action for 5 metres in a flat position on the back.
  • Perform a sculling sequence with a partner for 30-45 seconds to include a rotation.
  • Tread water for 30 seconds.
  • Perform three different shaped jumps into deep water.
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres backstroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres front crawl (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres breaststroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres butterfly (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Perform a handstand and hold for a minimum of three seconds.
  • Perform a forward somersault.
  • Demonstrate an action for getting help.

By completing this Award you will be able to:

 

  • Give two examples of how to prepare for exercise and understand why it is important.
  • Sink, push off on side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into backstroke.
  • Sink, push off on side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into front crawl.
  • Swim 10 metres wearing clothes.
  • Push and glide and swim front crawl to include at least six rhythmical breaths.
  • Push and glide and swim breaststroke to include at least six rhythmical breaths.
  • Push and glide and swim butterfly to include at least three rhythmical breaths.
  • Push and glide and swim backstroke to include at least six regular breaths.
  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres, choice of stroke is optional (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Perform a ‘shout and signal’ rescue.
  • Perform a surface dive.

By completing this Award you will be able to:

 

  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres backstroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres front crawl (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres breaststroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres butterfly (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Perform a movement sequence (linking skills with strokes and sculls) of one minute duration, in a group of three or more, incorporating a number of the following skills:
    Sculling: head first, feet first
    Rotation: forward or backward somersault, log roll
    Floating: star on the front or on the back, tuck float, create own
    Eggbeater: Moving, lifting one or both arms out of the water
  • Perform a sitting dive or dive.
  • Push and glide and swim 50 metres continuously using one stroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 100 metres, using a minimum of three different strokes (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Tread water using eggbeater action for 30 seconds.
  • Complete an obstacle course (using minimum of four objects) with feet off the pool floor throughout.

The Swim England Learn to Swim Programme is the leading national teaching syllabus for delivering safe, inclusive and effective swimming lessons for all ages.

 

The Learn to Swim stage 1 – 7 framework is ideal for children aged four through to 11, developing confident and competent swimmers through fun and enjoyment. Each of the Learn to Swim Stage 1-7 Awards has a list of clear outcomes that need to be completed in order to gain each Award.

 

The structured and progressive content is based on a games-led approach to ensure children enjoy learning.  And with a bright new range of badges and certificates, the Programme provides motivation and support for children at every level – from their first splash to gaining their enhanced aquatic skills.

By completing this Award, with or without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

 

  • Enter the water safely.
  • Move forward for a distance of 5 metres, feet may be on or off the floor.
  • Move backwards for a distance of 5 metres, feet may be on or off the floor.
  • Move sideways for a distance of 5 metres, feet may be on or off the floor.
  • Scoop the water and wash the face.
  • Be comfortable with water showered from overhead.
  • Move from a flat floating position on the back and return to standing.
  • Move from a flat floating position on the front and return to standing.
  • Push and glide in a flat position on the front from a wall.
  • Push and glide in a flat position on the back from a wall.
  • Give examples of two pool rules.
  • Exit the water safely.

By completing this Award, with or without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

 

  • Jump in from poolside safely to a minimum depth of 1.0 metre.
  • Blow bubbles a minimum of three times rhythmically, with nose and mouth submerged.
  • Move from a flat floating position on the back and return to standing without support.
  • Move from a flat floating position on the front and return to standing without support.
  • Push from a wall and glide on the back – arms can be by the side or above the head.
  • Push from a wall and glide on the front with arms extended.
  • Travel using a recognised leg action with feet off the pool floor on the back for 5 metres, without the use of floatation equipment.
  • Travel using a recognised leg action with feet off the pool floor on the front for 5 metres, without the use of floatation equipment.
  • Perform a tuck to rotate from a flat floating position on the front, to a back floating position, then return to standing.
  • Perform a tuck to rotate from a flat floating position on the back, to a front floating position, then return to standing.
  • Perform a log roll from the back to the front.
  • Perform a log roll from the front to the back.
  • Exit the water without support.

By completing this Award, without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

  • Jump in from poolside and submerge to a minimum depth of 1.0 metre.
  • Sink, push away from wall and maintain a streamlined position.
  • Push and glide on the front with arms extended and log roll onto the back.
  • Push and glide on the back with arms extended and log roll onto the front.
  • Travel 5 metres on the front, perform a tuck to rotate onto the back and return on the back.
  • Fully submerge to pick up an object.
  • Correctly identify three of the four key water safety messages.*
  • Push and glide and travel 10 metres on the back.
  • Push and glide and travel 10 metres on the front.
  • Perform a tuck float and hold for three seconds.
  • Exit the water without using steps.

*The four key water safety messages include:
1. Always swim in a safe place.
2. Always swim with an adult.
3. If you fall in, float, breathe, relax.
4. If someone else in trouble, call 115/113.

By completing this Award, without floatation equipment or support, you will be able to:

 

  • Perform a sequence of changing shapes (minimum of three) whilst floating on the surface and demonstrate an understanding of floating.
  • Push and glide from the wall towards the pool floor.
  • Kick 10 metres backstroke (one item of equipment optional).
  • Kick 10 metres front crawl (one item of equipment optional).
  • Kick 10 metres butterfly on the front or on the back.
  • Kick 10 metres breaststroke on the front (one item of equipment optional).
  • Perform a head first sculling action for 5 metres in a flat position on the back.
  • Travel on back and log roll in one continuous movement onto front.
  • Travel on front and log roll in one continuous movement onto back.
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres, choice of stroke is optional.

By completing this Award you will be able to:

 

  • Perform a flat stationary scull on the back.
  • Perform a feet first sculling action for 5 metres in a flat position on the back.
  • Perform a sculling sequence with a partner for 30-45 seconds to include a rotation.
  • Tread water for 30 seconds.
  • Perform three different shaped jumps into deep water.
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres backstroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres front crawl (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres breaststroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 10 metres butterfly (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Perform a handstand and hold for a minimum of three seconds.
  • Perform a forward somersault.
  • Demonstrate an action for getting help.

By completing this Award you will be able to:

 

  • Give two examples of how to prepare for exercise and understand why it is important.
  • Sink, push off on side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into backstroke.
  • Sink, push off on side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into front crawl.
  • Swim 10 metres wearing clothes.
  • Push and glide and swim front crawl to include at least six rhythmical breaths.
  • Push and glide and swim breaststroke to include at least six rhythmical breaths.
  • Push and glide and swim butterfly to include at least three rhythmical breaths.
  • Push and glide and swim backstroke to include at least six regular breaths.
  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres, choice of stroke is optional (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Perform a ‘shout and signal’ rescue.
  • Perform a surface dive.

By completing this Award you will be able to:

 

  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres backstroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres front crawl (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres breaststroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 25 metres butterfly (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Perform a movement sequence (linking skills with strokes and sculls) of one minute duration, in a group of three or more, incorporating a number of the following skills:
    Sculling: head first, feet first
    Rotation: forward or backward somersault, log roll
    Floating: star on the front or on the back, tuck float, create own
    Eggbeater: Moving, lifting one or both arms out of the water
  • Perform a sitting dive or dive.
  • Push and glide and swim 50 metres continuously using one stroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Push and glide and swim 100 metres, using a minimum of three different strokes (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  • Tread water using eggbeater action for 30 seconds.
  • Complete an obstacle course (using minimum of four objects) with feet off the pool floor throughout.
teen swimming lesson in hanoi

Choose your plan

Do you want to join one of the SwimFun Hanoi public classes? Or do you prefer to start your own private class. We can organize the private group lessons at any pool in Hanoi and you can share the tuition fee with the group.

students swimming freestyle in pool hanoi

PUBLIC LESSONS

Subscribe to one of our public lessons. The public classes meet on a fixed time each week in a by SwimFun Hanoi selected swimming pool
  • 60 minutes lesson
  • Expat teacher
  • Group size 3 - 5 students
  • All teaching materials
  • Pool entrance
350.000VND /per student per lesson

* Tuition fee is payed per set of 8 lessons, total fee for 8 lessons is 2.800.000 VND

PIVATE LESSONS

Start your own private class, alone or together with a group of friends. We teach at the swimming pool that is most convenient for you.
  • 60 minutes lesson
  • Expat teacher
  • Group size 3 - 5 students
  • All teaching materials
  • Pool entrance not included
800.000VND /per group per lesson

* Tuition fee is payed per set of 8 lessons, total fee for 8 lessons is 6.400.000 VND

Public Learn to Swim Hanoi

Choose Your Swimming Pool That Works Best For You

  • Bon Mua Pool
  • Sunshine Riverside
  • Goldmark City

Bon Mua Pool

Bon Mua 73 Vạn Bảo, Kim Mã, Ba Đình, Hà Nội

Sunshine Riverside

Tầng 3, tòa R2, Chung cư Sunshine Riverside, Phú Thượng, Tây Hồ, Hà Nội

Goldmark City

136 Ho Tung Mau Str., Bac Tu Liem District, Hanoi

Private Swimming Lessons

Start your own private swim class

You can form your own swimming class, alone for one – on – one teaching, or with a group of friends. A private swim class can be up to 4 students. Our swim instructor will come to the pool of your choice!

swimming lesson game in the pool

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

The Swim England ‘Learn to Swim’ program is best suited for children aged 4 – 11 years old. We will teach the levels 1 to 7 of the framework.

Older students can join the Swim England ‘Aquatic Skills’ program (level 8 -10) , depending on their aquatic skills.

The Swim England pre-school program is best suited for babies and toddlers 0 – 5 years old. Please contact us to discuss the possibilities.

SwimFun Hanoi provides swimming lessons in your local pool in Hanoi. We always try to do the swimming classes in the location that is most convenient for you. This can be a public swimming pool, or a private residential pool.

Please take a look at the ABOUT page for more information on the SWIMMING POOLS

Yes, we can provide adult classes. Please contact us to discuss all the possibilities. 

During the first class we will make an assessment of the level of every student and match it with the Swim England framework. This framework consists of 7 levels, each level should take 8 to 10 sessions to complete.

During the learning process we will regularly monitor and report on the students proces.

We like to teach in small classes in order to guarantee the safety and make sure every student gets the attention she needs.

In our experience classes of 4 to 6 students work best for students aged above 6 years old. For younger children the classes can better be 2 to 4 students.

You like are interested in our swimming program, great!

Please take a look at our all our SWIMMING LESSONS programs.

If fore some reason the student misses a class, naturally we will try to find a solution that works best for all parties.

Please inform us as soon as possible. If the option is available (depending on other students and teachers availability) we can reschedule the lesson. We can only reschedule a lesson if informed at least one day before the class was scheduled.

We do not give a refund for missed classes.

Private LessonS

Please send us your request, and we'll get back to you to get your class started!

private swimming lesson form