Fun & Games

  1. The best swimming pool games for kids
    The best swimming pool games for kids

    The best swimming pool games for kids

    With the summer holidays just a month away, we're dreaming about family time spent by the pool playing games. Here are just a few of our favourites whether you're heading to your local leisure centre or further afield.

    For younger children, or those visiting the pool for the first time, the DC Super Heroes Splash Balls are ideal for building water confidence. Splash balls can be introduced at bath time and this set of 3 is a great way to encourage babies and children to reach for their favourite superhero.

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  2. Ten brilliant UK waterparks for all the family
    Ten brilliant UK waterparks for all the family

    Ten brilliant UK waterparks for all the family

    Waterparks are great fun for all the family and the ideal place to burn off some of that excess energy whatever the weather. Here are ten brilliant UK waterparks, split by region.

    South East England

    Coral Reef Waterworld has five interactive special effects water slides including the gentle Aqua Splash for younger children to the more adventurous Cannon, Storm Chaser and Maelstrom slides. Children under five can enjoy the Little Corals Pools, pirate ship and water canons. Coral Reef Waterworld, Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12

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  3. Superheroes Tri: Celebrity Wonderwheels Relay
    Superheroes Tri: Celebrity Wonderwheels Relay

    Superheroes Tri: Celebrity Wonderwheels Relay

    If you've not come across the Superhero Tri Series yet, you really should. It's big, bold and gutsy - the UK's one and only disability sports series for the Everyday Superhero. There are no cut-off times or equipment restrictions so challenges can be a solo or team effort. Pretty much anything goes!

    The most recent event, the npower Winter Wonderwheels Relay, took place at Lake Dorney in Windsor which is well known for its Olympic heritage. A few of the Zoggs team went along to soak up the atmosphere and support colleague Suzie Forbes who was participating. She was

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  4. Zoggs' top 10 stocking fillers for kids
    Zoggs' top 10 stocking fillers for kids

    Zoggs' top 10 stocking fillers for kids

    It's December! The Christmas lights are on, the shops are bustling and the presents are being bought. For kids that love the water, Zoggs has some great stocking filler ideas for you. Whether it's helping young children become more confident in the pool or encouraging competent swimmers to improve their skills.

    Kids can bring out their inner superhero with the Zoggs DC Super Heroes Superman printed goggles. Designed for children aged 1 to 6 years, these goggles have a colourful Superman shield print and lenses with UV360 sun protection and Fogbuster™ anti-fog. T

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  5. What makes you #SwimHappy?
    What makes you #SwimHappy?

    What makes you #SwimHappy?

    Whether you swim to compete, swim for fitness, take a dip on holiday, or just want to spend some time in the water with the Family, Zoggs wants to celebrate what makes you #SwimHappy!

    It’s well known that taking a dip releases those much needed endorphins. You don’t believe us? A recent study by British Gas SwimBritain conducted by MindLab (2014) ‘The secret to happiness? Swimming has all the answers’ highlights how much swimming can truly help when it comes to positivity, motivation and overall levels of wellbeing. By adding a few laps of the pool into the weekly schedule they found:

    • A reported increase of 35% in posi
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  6. Confidence Building Pool Game Ideas for Easter
    Confidence Building Pool Game Ideas for Easter

    Confidence Building Pool Game Ideas for Easter

    When it comes to turning the simplest of things into a game, it's no secret that children are pros; and family time in the pool need not be any different! We've put together some games to feed their imagination and build their confidence in the pool this Easter break.

    The Milkshake

    You will need: a Kickboard and Backfloat
    Perfect for building confidence with kick technique! Using a Kickboard held out in front of

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  7. Zoggs FREE Oceans of Fun Days!
    Zoggs FREE Oceans of Fun Days!

    Zoggs FREE Oceans of Fun Days!

    Have you had a Christmas indoors? Are you looking to get out and get your kids trying something new this New Year? Well our FREE Oceans of Fun events are back and could be coming to a Leisure Centre near you. We are continuing to share our love of the water and show kids across the UK just how fun the water can be.

     

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  8. 12 Christmas Excuses for a Swim!
    12 Christmas Excuses for a Swim!

    12 Christmas Excuses for a Swim!

    We all know that Christmas is the perfect time for that warm glass of Mulled
    Wine or the cheeky couple of Chocolates! Here at Zoggs we believe that instead of feeling guilty, your favourite festive treats create the perfect excuse to jump in this Christmas!

    Phantom Family

    Christmas can be a very busy time, but don’t panic! Feel like a quick dip or a longer relaxing and re-energising swim? Using the average person swimming at a slow freestyle pace, we’ve cal

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  9. Six Best Swimming Pool Toys for Summer 2016
    Six Best Swimming Pool Toys for Summer 2016

    Six Best Swimming Pool Toys for Summer 2016

    Swimming pool toys are a great way of keeping kids entertained in the pool, but they aren't just for fun; here at Zoggs we have developed a fantastic range of pool toys to help develop children's swimming abilities from first splash to confident swimmer. We've put together our top games for each swimming ability this summer.

    Finding Dory Little Squirts

    Our Finding Dory Little Squirts are designed for little ones who are new to the water. The characters can be filled up with water which is then squirted out again. This toy is perfect for use in the bath and the pool,

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  10. Caribbean-Style Beaches, Courtesy of Corsica
    Caribbean-Style Beaches, Courtesy of Corsica

    Caribbean-Style Beaches, Courtesy of Corsica

    For those who have tackled – or even contemplated – a long-haul flight with little ones in tow, you'll know it takes stamina! This is where Corsica's beautiful south comes into its own. Its family-friendly (but elegantly grown-up) beaches come with everything you need for a classic seaside holiday – all less than three hours from the UK.

    Santa Giulia

    Young families in particular love it here. The sand is white and fine; the calm, clear, lagoon-like waters perfect for paddling and a variety of restaurants, cafés and bars keep everyone well fed and watered. You'll find sun loungers and parasols for hire and watersports for older

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