Mermaid Experience

Mermaid Experience

Sandwell’s very first Mermaid experience has arrived giving budding Mermaids to make a splash at Smethwick Swimming Centre. The experiences packages which will be available to buy from the Sandwell Leisure Trust online shop gives your child the opportunity to realise their dream of becoming a mermaid in a safe, structured environment while wearing one of our unique mermaid tails! 

Each 2 hour long experience is led by one of our fully qualified Mermaid skills instructors and includes a mini mermaid photoshoot, games and mermaid swimming skills. Our Mermaids Emma & Kirsty said “We are really excited to bring this unique experience opportunity to Smethwick Swimming Centre and look forward to meeting all of our mermaids”

Helen Done, Assistant Manager at Smethwick Swimming Centre said “we are extremely proud to be the first facility here in Sandwell to be offering these sessions, and hope all our would-be Mermaids have a fantastic experience here at Smethwick Swimming Centre, Helen also reminds people who are interested that “Places are limited to enable us to deliver a safe and engaging session and initial response has been amazing with lots of enquiries and bookings.”

Mermaid Level 1 Experience

Our Mermaid experience is an ideal gift, for the child who wants to immerse themselves in the magical world of mermaids. 

As part of each 2-hour experience you’ll receive:

• Full Safety briefing by our Mermaid team

• Loan of Mermaid tail

• Mermaid souvenir photo-shoot*

• Mermaid certificate

• Mermaid skills, games and activities in the pool delivered by our fully trained Mermaids.

*Please note our in house mermaids will be around to help with any photos, to be taken on your own devices.

£25.00 per session


Mermaid Level 2 Experience 

Our Mermaid level 2 experience is an ideal gift, for the child who wants to immerse themselves in the magical world of mermaids, who has already completed the initial mermaid level 1 experience.

Our fully qualified Mermaid instructors will deliver a fun two day experience with each day lasting for one and half hours allowing your child to learn the technical side of being a mermaid including the teaching of skills and tricks.

Each child will receive:- 

• Full Safety briefing by our Mermaid team

• Loan of Mermaid tail

• Mermaid certificate

• Two day course (each day consisting of one and half hours of fun)

• Mermaid skills, games and activities in the pool delivered by our fully trained Mermaids

• Level 2 includes more of the technical side of teaching such as:

-          Handstands

-          Mermaid Flips

-          Mermaid Turns

Please note there will be opportunities throughout the day for parents to take photos of their children, however as level one has been completed this will be a full pool based session and the mermaid screen will not be in situation as per the initial photo shoot.

£35.00 per person for the 2 days


Mother and Daughter Experience 

Our Mermaid adult and child experience is an ideal gift, for the child who wants to immerse themselves in the magical world of mermaids along with bringing their ‘grown up’ with them too for the experience!

Our fully qualified Mermaid instructors will deliver a fun two hour experience allowing both you and your child to learn the world of feeling like a mermaid.

Each experience will receive:- 

• Full Safety briefing by our Mermaid team

• Loan of Mermaid tail for both adult and child

• Mermaid certificate

• Mermaid screen in place for photos to be taken*

• Mermaid family based skills, games and activities in the pool delivered by our fully trained Mermaids

*There will be opportunities throughout the day for photos to be taken by our own in house mermaid team on your own devices.

£50.00 per session for 1 adult and 1 child




Please note our Mermaid experience is designed for competent swimmers, before booking please ensure that your child/adult can complete all of the following;

• The child who’ll be taking part is at least 6 years of age and no older than 12 years of age.

• The child/adult can swim 25 meters comfortably, without stopping.

• Are able to submerge their face fully without holding onto anything.

• Can lift their knees and to do a full 360 degree turn, both forwards and backwards.

• Are able to tread water in both shallow and deep parts of the pool.

• Can swim underwater for at least 5 metres using an undulating movement.

By purchasing a place on this programme you are confirming your child/adult can complete all of the above. Refunds will not be given when children arrive for the session and can’t meet the required standards. 




*Please note Mermaid experiences are currently only available at Smethwick Swimming Centre.

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