Antenatal Swimming

The Antenatal Swimming programme aims to give swimming teachers knowledge and understanding to incorporate pregnant women into their swimming classes or specific antenatal swimming sessions. The programme is aimed at learners who hold the STA Award in Swimming Teaching, Baby and Pre-School, Aquacise or equivalent.

Available Regulators


CPD Value

½ Point

Validity of Award
This programme does not expire.
Length of Course
Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
Course Information

This programme covers:

  • Benefits of antenatal swimming
  • Health and safety
  • Contraindications to swimming in pregnancy
  • Physiological changes during pregnancy
  • Pregnancy trimesters
  • Antenatal swimming, including entries, exits and strokes
Assessment Criteria
  • Complete a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the programme

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