Our approach

To create a progressive swimming program with clearly defined levels and a structure which enables our swimmers to develop at their own pace. We aim to celebrate each and every milestone to support the swimmer build on both confidence and ability.

Our team


Michalle Slade

Managing Director with over 20 years of trajectory, Michelle gained her experience in the UK. She is an ASA Club coach, level 2 swimming teacher and Swim England tutor. Given her background and expertise in sports science, Michelle teaches and coaches all levels


Ray Gilburt

A vastly experienced swimming teacher and coach. He is ASA level 2 qualified and has an official certificate in race timekeeping, judging and starter. Ray possesses a background in sports and physical education from the UK and still competes in crossfit and on the rugby field here in Dubai.


Alison Sherry

Alison is a level 2 qualified instructor and has been teaching swimming in Dubai for 9 years.   Her passion is the L2S programme and getting them ready to move up to the higher levels.

She is a mom if 2 and an avid CrossFit fan

Our teachers and coaches come from a variety of backgrounds and are all qualified ASA from level 2 through to level 4. We have taken the well structured UK ASA swimming program, added more flexibility to allow for the earlier water introduction for children based in the Middle East. Our program accommodates swimmers of all abilities in an inclusive environment to reach their potential in the water!


Mark Ely Tapit

Mark Ely Tapit: An experienced Swimming Instructor and Coach. Certified ASCA level 1 and 2. Mark Ely, a Physical Education student was a varsity swimmer back in his college days and have been joining swimming competitions from his early age.



Jun is one of the best Varsity player in their school  when he was in college. He is a competitive swimming athlete national, international and still participating other aquatic sports like, underwater hockey and open water competition here in Dubai. As now  he is one of the qualified ASCA level 2 swimming instructor with 5years lifeguard experience. As devoted  to his work , his affection of being a good  coach brings him to teach a young swimmer to achieve their potential, and reach there goals.


Maan Sapida

Originally from The Philippines, Mann is a qualified ASA Level 2 swimming teacher. Following her qualification, she developed her ability to work with the children in her role as an assistant PE Teacher at Raffles World Academy, Dubai.


Fredrick Kure

Fredrick Opiyo Kure is a highly experienced swimming teacher with ASA level 2 qualification.He works with both children and adults.He is also a qualified lifeguard and has a valid National Resque Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches certificate(NRASTC)He has a background as a fitness trainer.His hobbies are swimming,bodybuilding and traveling.