Ripples is run by Gemma Deakin, a fully qualified swimming instructor, wife to Tim and mother to their two grown up daughters Jenni and Vickie.

Living in Hinckley, Gemma has been teaching at John Cleveland College since 2010, with many happy swimmers - old and new.

Gemma teaches using the ASA Foundation, Learn to Swim and Aquatic Skills Framework, helping pupils gain confidence and competence in the water. www.swimming.org

When she's not teaching swimming, Gemma is a level 2 Fitness Instructor and enjoys a number of different activities including Canoeing, Rock Climbing and Scuba Diving, her daughter Jenni recently qualifying as a PADI diving instructor herself!

For more information on lessons and prices

Level 2 Fitness Instructor
Emergency First Aid at Work
Full DBS clearance
NRASTC (National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches)