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Ann-Marie Brown

Octokidz Co-Ordinator and Instructor

I took my son, Grayson, to a baby swim class and fell in love with the classes. Watching him explore the water and build confidence was fantastic and the things he was able to do in the water amazed me every week. I decided to train as a baby swim teacher and haven’t looked back. In fact, some of the team think I’m a bit obsessed! As well as being a qualified baby and pre-school teacher, I am also a qualified lifeguard, aqua natal yoga teacher and a certified swimming coach. My most recent qualification was my Diploma in Baby and Pre-School Aquatic teaching which helped me expand my understanding of baby development. I am also a member of CIMSPA (the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity)….this is just another way of saying I am accountable for maintaining the highest standards in the industry! I absolutely love my job, love the kids and love watching the toddlers progress into independent swimming.