El­lie takes to wa­ter

West Lothian Courier - - Property -

Six-year-old El­lie Brown is one of the youngest swim­mers to com­plete the Xcite Learn 2 Swim pro­gramme.

El­lie from Whit­burn, cel­e­brated her sixth birth­day on July 3 and suc­cess­fully com­pleted the Xcite Learn 2 Swim pro­gramme later that month.

She be­gan swim­ming at Xcite Whit­burn when her mum, Karen, and dad, Jack, took her along to Adult & Baby classes.

Pro­gress­ing through the lev­els, with the Swim Team at Xcite Whit­burn, El­lie reached Level Seven and moved to Swim Skill Four when the frame­work was re­cently up­dated and has now pro­gressed to join Tro­jan Swim­ming Club.

Proud dad Jack said: “El­lie loves swim­ming and also at­tended Div­ing classes at Xcite Whit­burn.

“Reach­ing this at her age is a real credit to the Swim Teach­ers at Xcite Whit­burn.

“I feel the Xcite Pro­gramme is first class in teach­ing chil­dren the im­por­tant life skills that swim­ming brings.”

El­lie’s swim Teacher, Alan Long, added:‘It has been a real plea­sure teach­ing El­lie over the last few years and be­ing able to watch her de­vel­op­ing into a great lit­tle swimmer. Well done El­lie.”

For more about Xcite’s Learn 2 Swim pro­gramme visit www. west­loth­i­an­leisure. com/ju­nior-ac­tiv­i­ties/ learn-2-swim/.

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