Why should you choose Hampden Street Swim School?

Hampden Street Swim School provides a world-class learn-to-swim programme that will take your child from dipping their toes into the water to swimming with polished technique.  We are passionate about giving children the gift of swimming, so they can enjoy all water-based activities safely with a respect and understanding of the aquatic environment.  Hampden Street Swim School offers a pathway that leads into other aquatic sports such as surf lifesaving, water polo and competitive swimming.  Our tutors are in the water for our learn-to-swim lessons to deliver a structured program that is designed to keep children engaged, actively learning and most importantly having fun!


Glen Findlay

Glen Findlay

Glen Findlay is in his fourth decade as a swimming professional. During this time Glen has worked with some of New Zealand's largest and most successful swimming programmes.  Glen led the staff training programmes for learn-to-swim programmes at both Aqua Gym and the Christchurch City Council.  He has been on nine New Zealand Swimming Teams as a Coach including attending the Oceania Championships in 2018 and Virtus games in 2022. Glen was also elected as a  board member of the New Zealand Swim Coaches and Teachers association in 2022.

As owner/operator of Hampden Street Swim School, Glen will be leading from the front in producing a top quality learn-to-swim programme.  His role will be hands-on leading a committed team of tutors.



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