About the Phobia

Aquaphobia is an abnormal and persistent fear of water that is beyond a person’s control and often interferes with daily life, confidence & self-esteem.Read more

The Adult Aquaphobia Learning Programme (AALP)

The Adult Aquaphobia Learning Programme (AALP) is a 12-stage step approach to support those with a fear of water, providing them with the confidence, skills and techniques to enjoy the unique freedom that being in water can give.Read more

The Certificate in Teaching Aquaphobic Adults (CTAA)

This Certificate in Teaching Aquaphobic Adults (CTAA) course aims to teach swimming professionals how to understand, identify and – by using the Adult Aquaphobic Learning Programme (AALP) – treat Aquaphobics, weak and non-swimmers from both a psychological and physical perspective.Read more

Developers of AALP

Adult Aquaphobia Learning Programme and Certificate in Teaching Aquaphobic Adults were created by the UK Academy of Swimming and made ready for the wider leisure market and distributed by the RLSS UK.Read more

Aquaphobia Resources

Here you will find all the resources you need to market the Aquaphobia course.Read more

Davinahs Story

Mother of four Davinah Jade had a traumatic experience at a swimming pool when she was just seven years old which caused a crippling fear of water.Read more