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Waterworld are following the new Watch Around Water guidelines for swimming with, and supervising children, in and around the water.

From October 2020, families with children aged under 10 years will need to follow the below ratios of children to adults when visiting Waterworld:

Watch Around Water new ratios
Yes/Acceptable:

  • 1 parent: 2 under 5, 2 under 10
  • 1 parent: 1 under 5, 3 under 10
  • 2 parents: 4 under 5, 4 under 10
  • 2 parents: 3 under 5, 5 under 10

No/Unacceptable:

  • 1 parent: 3 under 5
  • 1 parent: 3 under 5, 1 under 10
  • 1 parent: 5 under 10.

The new guidelines aim to reduce the number of drowning incidents in children aged under 10.

Families who do not have enough adults to safely supervise children in and around the water will not be able to enter Waterworld.

While in the centre, children under 5 need to be within arm’s reach of a parent or guardian and children under 10 must be supervised at all times.

Waterworld offers beginner swimming classes for people of all ages, including teenagers and adults, to improve swimming and water safety skills.

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