TurtleTots East Surrey
Hey, I'm Charlotte.
I own and run Turtle Tots East Surrey and West Sussex. I launched our swim school back in January 2014 and have never looked back, I enjoy every single moment be it in the pool or in the office.
My career began in childcare when I worked in a nursery after qualifying at college, I then went on to nanny for the most wonderful family for 8 years. When the youngest child I was nannying began full-time school it felt like the right time to begin a new adventure which is when I came across the opportunity of owning and running my very own Turtle Tots business and I dived straight in!
Since launching Turtle Tots at the beginning of 2014 the school has grown and we currently have 5 super teachers in the team.
Whilst running Turtle Tots we have also managed to grow two of our own little Turtles, Thea 3.5 and Heidi, 5 months, our little 'lockdown baby' :-)
Solutions Health & Fitness
1 Lansdowne Road Croydon CR9 2BN
Acorns Health and Leisure
Copthorne Road Copthorne RH103SQ
Cherry Tree Farm
Holtye Road East Grinstead RH193PP
1A Melville Avenue Croydon CR27HZ
Pulse Health & Fitness
Nightingale Road Carshalton SM53EJ
Chipstead Valley Primary School
Chipstead Valley Road Chipstead CR53BW
I launched Turtle Tots in January 2014 and have not looked back since. I began teaching in the pool whilst nannying for a wonderful family with three fab children who were all very good swimmers. Now, over six years later I have two Turtles of my own, Thea who is 3.5 years old and Heidi, born just before lockdown, who is yet to begin her swimming journey :-) I am predominantly based in the office but hope to meet you at your little ones class very soon :-)
In January 2014 I began Turtle Tots with my 3 yr old daughter & son of 6m. Our swimming day very quickly became our favourite day of the week! Watching my children build their confidence in the pool, learning new skills & having so much fun filled me with complete joy. I was so proud when they both started swimming independently at such young ages! I became a Turtle Tots teacher in April 2015 and absolutely adore every second of it! I've since introduced baby no:3 to the water!
Working with pregnant people since 2015, I’ve had the privilege of teaching Turtle Tums aquanatal yoga to hundreds of women. It’s a pleasure to help and support so many as they navigate the physical and emotional changes and challenges pregnancy and birth can bring. I love combining my skills as an aquanatal yoga teacher, birth preparation course facilitator and birth doula, approaching our session holistically. I love seeing beautiful relationships form between mother & baby in the water.
I became a Turtle Tots teacher in 2018. This was a complete career change for me as I have always had a desk job but never truly fitted in or enjoyed my job. I can honestly say being a Turtle Tots teacher is the BEST and most FULFILLING job ever. I adore working with children and seeing carers and their little ones connect and enjoy the water. Its moments like these that makes my job so very special.
I started Turtle Tots with my son in 2014, aged 20 months, because he had no fear around water. In 2015 my newborn daughter started her Turtle Tots journey aged 5 weeks. I loved the lessons wishing I could be a Turtle Tots teacher. Four years later and the opportunity presented itself so I jumped at the chance. I love every single minute of being a Turtle Tots teacher. I am proud that I get to witness all of your swimming journeys and help you and your child be confident in and around the water!
Find swimming lessons unique as your little one. Bring on the smiles!