Atlantis Swimming School was formed in 1998 by Lynsey Pearson at The Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, where she is also the swimming coordinator for Centenary House and The Junior School.
Lynsey's husband Mark, joined her to operate the swimming school in the year 2000. Mark currently works for the swimming school on a full-time basis and he is also the Head of Swimming at the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Wakefield.
Atlantis Swimming School has earned itself an excellent reputation for providing very high standards of tuition within small well-structured and organised groups, in a very friendly and caring environment.
Swimming lessons are taught to children from the age of 3 years in the “Little Atlantis” small group lessons and to children from the age of 4 years and upwards in the mainstream “Atlantis” small group lessons. Groups are streamed in terms of their ability and all levels are catered for; beginner, intermediate, advanced and pre-competition development.
Mark and Lynsey are committed to maintaining and improving the high level of tuition at Atlantis Swimming School. The swimming teachers are selected for their knowledge of the sport, their experience, professionalism and love of working with children.
All swimming teachers at Atlantis Swimming School must be qualified through the Amateur Swimming Association of England & Wales (ASA) They must also hold the “National Rescue Test for Swimming Teachers and Coaches” lifesaving qualification and hold an Advanced DBS check.
Atlantis Swimming School is an ASA Swimming School Member and adheres to their wavepower child safeguarding policy. They also fully operate and utilise the ASA Learn to Swim Pathway as approved by ofsted.
Mark and Lynsey Pearson are both Fellows of the Institute of Swimming Teachers & Coaches.