S4 Update 31st December 2020
Due to the latest government intervention, S4 swimming lessons operating in Tier 4 will be placed on hold, and will resume once restrictions are eased **
The ongoing progression of our swimmers is a priority for us, therefore where necessary, dates for the remaining weeks of your current course will be adjusted to ensure for course completions (assessments / awards achieved).
New course dates will also be adjusted accordingly, with the length of the new course (number of weeks) remaining the same **
Thank-you for your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times.
Yours in swimming,
S4 Swim School
** S4 members will receive Internal communication re: tier updates and course specifics (assessment periods, new start/end dates).
Frequently Asked Questions
When will S4 sessions resume? (Updated) +
Whilst many S4 venues are now open, there remains some venues where there is a delay to resuming a normal service.
S4 are working closely with pool providers and are receiving regular updates. Your local office will be in touch with you when your pool is
Will I lose out on lessons paid for, in the event of further lockdowns? (New) +
No, paying members won't lose out! Due to the current climate it has become clear we shall be required to operate with a greater degree of adaptability
Course dates no longer fall perfectly in line with the traditional school terms (Spring, Summer, Autumn). Whilst dates may change, future
courses will be carried through to completion one way or the other.
Enrolment week for the next course will always be 5 weeks prior to the end of the current course, with dates adjusted where
With the non-completion of termly courses, will members still have the opportunity to be assessed and achieve awards? (New)
The ongoing progression of our swimmers is a priority for us, therefore dates for the remaining weeks will be
adjusted to ensure for course completions, so that assessments can run, and awards can be achieved. -
How will the significant amount of time lost impact on my swimming journey? +
A major strength within the S4 program is facilitating the best possible swimming journey for its members. S4 have proven success in this area with hundreds of swimmers realising their full potential at County, Regional, National, International & World level, in all areas of aquatics.
S4 have a personalised Members Area for all its members. Here you can keep track on your child's progress and view the current awards they have achieved. S4 have an excellent record keeping process to quickly determine the swimming level of each individual member prior to lockdown. You can also view your term plans and assessment criteria, so you know exactly what your child will be working towards each week.
Rest assured your S4 team will ensure for an effective recap of your swimming skills for continuing swimming development.
Swim Intensive courses may also be running in your area very soon! Visit the Swim Intensive for the latest course updates. These courses will be ideal with the smaller groups / additional space, and a great way to kick start your swimming journey again!
What affect will social distancing have on S4 sessions? +
One of the major strengths of the S4 program is our smaller group sizes. In the current climate this works in perfectly for us and will enable us to implement effective social distancing changes with minimal disruption. S4 can assure members government guidance will be adhered to. -
How will S4 ensure the environment meets the necessary hygiene/safety standards in this new environment? +
The virus is not transmitted through swimming pools. Guidance from Swim England (the governing body) is that water and the chlorine within swimming pools will help to kill the virus. It is important, however, to ensure that everyone visiting pools follows the latest hygiene advice to help reduce the risk of infection.
Part of the main duties of our Covid-19 lead will be to work closely with pool providers and your S4 team to ensure enhanced hygiene protocols (in the water and the surrounding areas) are implemented.
The welfare and safety of our members and the S4 team is our top priority. -
I have further questions that cannot be found here? +
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