WELCOME TO OTTAWA'S PREMIER SWIMMING LESSON & LIFEGUARDING PROVIDER

Hippo in the Bathtub has helped hundreds of students all over Ottawa become better swimmers. Our focus is to promote water safety by providing our clients with quality swim instruction at their convenience. Our Hippos can offer our services at either our Nepean Indoor pool facility or at your Backyard / Condo pool.

Swim Instruction

Our instructors are certified to teach the Red Cross curriculum and provide children who successfully complete their swimming level with the corresponding badge.  Adult swim instruction is also offered.

LIFEGUARDING

Our certified lifeguards come to your party and be that dedicated set of eyes on the pool to ensure that everyone is swimming safely for the whole party!

Mermaid Instruction

Through an assortment of drills and games, your swimmer will become a little mermaid in no time! Mermaid fins and tails will be brought by the instructor.

Hippo Parties

When you book our Hippo Party lifeguarding package, we send two lifeguards to your children’s party. One lifeguard will ensure that all swimmers remain safe in the pool, while the other ensures all children  have a “Hippo” of a time!

Adult Swim Instruction that Works!

Are you an adult who has a fear of swimming?  Or perhaps you would like to learn a stroke like front crawl or back crawl?  Whatever your swimming goals, our Nepean indoor pool is THE place to learn!  Our swim instructor, Anna, explains below why you should book...

Every Child’s Dream Come True!

Calling all mermaids! Ariel, the Little Mermaid, is making a trip to Hippo in The Bathtub again to show you how to act, speak, and swim like a mermaid.  We have sessions for children ages 3 - 5 yrs old (Mini-Mermaiding 101) and ages 6 - 8 yrs old (Mermaiding 201)....

Become a Babysitter with us!

PD Day Canadian Red Cross Babysitting Course Help your child build valuable skills for a lifetime.  As a trained babysitter, your child will learn: - Basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children - How to care for himself/herself and...

You’re Invited!

If there is one thing that a Hippo know how to do .... it would be throwing Hippo Parties! 🙂 As the holiday season is upon us and 2017 is drawing to a close, we are throwing one more Hippo Party for all of our current & future clients. If you are currently one of our...

Introducing our Nepean Indoor Pool Facility!

We have received so many client requests for us to have a facility where we can offer year-round instruction to those who don’t have access to a private pool. Our Nepean Indoor pool is an 1800 sq. ft. facility with a gorgeous salt water swimming pool designed...
ABOUT US

Hippo in the Bathtub Inc. is a small private company striving to provide the Ottawa community with the best swim instruction possible! Over the past five years, Hippo in the Bathtub has helped hundreds of students all over Ottawa become better swimmers. Our focus is to promote water safety by providing our clients with quality swim instruction at their convenience. More About Us

CONTACT US

Phone: 613-695-6011
Email: info@hippointhebathtub.com