A Multi Award Winning Learn To Swim School

About Us

Star Swimming Academy Chief Instructor Will Kildare with Student in the Pool

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.

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! Collectivelly, we form a constellation called the Star Swimming Academy.
The Best Learn To Swim Academy in the Universe!”

– Will Kildare –

Will Kildare

Will Kildare

Founder & Mentor
New Businesses
Mike Caffrey

Mike Caffrey

Business Development Director

Julie Cranham

Julie Cranham

Operations Manager
Customer Care

Alex Dunk

Alex Dunk

Manchester Programme Manager
Senior Swimming Instructor & Mentor

Peter Donnelly

Peter Donnelly

Senior Swimming Instructor

John Connerty

John Connerty

Business Support & Technical Manager

More About Us

You’ve have already read this, but here’s a link back to our main ‘About Us’ page where you will find information about the Star Swimming Academy and its foundations.
We are committed to providing an environment in which all children and young people participating in our sessions have a safe and positive experience.
Over the years the Star Swimming Academy has supported many good causes in and out of the pool. Here you will find about some of the causes close to our hearts!

Venue/Pool Partners

We are proud and honoured to be working in a successfull partnership with the following organisations, where our fun based swimming lessons and classes are provided.

Do You Want To Work With Us?

Are you a School, College, University or Leisure Centre that has a swimming pool? Would you like to earn extra income? The Star Swimming Academy has a successful business model which ensures that we will help you bring in extra income from your swimming pool. If you would like to work with us to maximise your revenue and to help with your pool operational costs, get in touch with us now via our on-line form here.

Learning To Swim Has Never Been So Much Fun!

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Warmest Regards

Will Kildare
Star Swimming Academy Ltd