Our Team

Float specialists dive masters, aquatic leaders, water warriors AND stroke expert!

We have the best swimming teachers. Every parent understands how difficult it is to entrust the care of your child to others. Alice ensures that all SOLS students are in great hands.

Our best asset and our main strength is our team of swimming teachers. Our teachers are fully qualified with nationally recognised qualifications.

Our team deliver engaging swimming lessons for infants through to adults. We strive to make every lesson fun but most importantly continue to progress students in accordance with their abilities. Our team teach a balance of swimming and water safety and water confidence skills.

All SOLS teachers are first aid trained and have the necessary clearances to be working with our students, additionally, they are medically fit and healthy to be working in a lone worker environment.

Alice Lodge
Managing Director

Alice has been teaching since she was 12 years old and she has run the swim school for 6 years. To say that Alice knows what she is talking about is an understatement.

Lauren Blair
Educational Assistant

Lauren not only works in the pool, but she is also one of the masterminds behind our programs. With her training & knowledge of Children, Lauren knows what she’s talking about.

Rebecca Greck
Marketing Manager
Amy Mitchell
Swim Teacher
Rachel Hugo
Swim Teacher

Rachel is what we call a unicorn! She not only has four boys of her own and two beautiful grandchildren. She has been working with children for 23 years, specialising in working with children with Autism, cerebral palsy spina bifida, chromosome 6deletion and motor dyspraxia. Rachel not only has work experience but she has life experience and the two together make an unstoppable combination! ⁠

Maria Capelli
Swim Teacher
Emre Hussaini
Swim Teacher
Ananda Pettigrew
Swim Teacher

Ananda has been working with children since she was a child herself. She is not only a swimming teacher and works in our office, but also studies a Bachelor of Psychological Science.