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A Multi Award Winning Learn To Swim School

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About Us

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Our Awards

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Star Swimming Academy

Founded in 2005 by Will Kildare the Star Swimming Academy operates from 10 venues across Merseyside, Manchester and Cheshire.

On a daily basis, Will is supported by Mike Caffrey, the Business Development Director and Julie Cranham, the Operations Manager, along with a team of highly qualified/experienced instructors and pool assistants who help drive the Academy to new heights.

The Academy has a full programme of swimming lessons for pre-schoolers, juniors and adults, from absolute beginners to more advanced stroke development including competitive swimming and life saving courses. Lessons are given as a group, one-to-one or two-to-one. It’s developed a unique and fun style of learning to many individuals lives and empowers them to be confident in and out of the water.

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Years Experience

It has instructed thousand’s of individuals since it’s conception and has many current active members of all ages enjoying the delights of the pool and our fun based instruction.

The Academy also specialises in lessons for individuals with special needs and has provided services to schools specialising in children with disabilities/special needs, local community groups, national and international charities.

The Star Swimming Academy is also the main service provider for learn to swim instruction for five schools in Merseyside and Cheshire and P.E sessions covering all types of schools during teacher’s PPA time, along with being providers for half-term multi-sport camps during the school holiday for primary schools in Merseyside.

If you are interested in your child or yourself joining one of our learn to swim classes or a school looking for cover for PPA time for P.E sessions, please get in touch with Will on 0330 043 5701 or contact us via our online enquiry form here.

Meet Our Award Winning Team

” Individually we are stars that shine brighter every day! Collectively, we form a constellation called the Star Swimming Academy.  The Best Learn To Swim Academy in the Universe!”

– Will Kildare –

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Will Kildare



mike caffrey


Business Development Director


j donnelly

Julie Cranham

Operations Manager/Customer Care

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Alex Dunk

Senior Swimming Instructor & Mentor

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Peter Donnelly

Senior Swimming Instructor & Mentor
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John Connerty

Business Support & Technical Manager

Our Pool Locations

We offer swimming lessons from a range of venues and at many different times across Merseyside, Manchester and Cheshire to fit in with your hectic home and work schedules.

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Affiliated To These Trusted Organisations

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