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The Hague




Jasmijn grew up spending her summers in France surfing where she met Zoe whilst working at a surf camp. Having a photography & art background Jasmijn worked as a talent development teacher in primary education in The Hague, teaching photography, arts, technique and robotics.  As a part of the Children of the Water family she combines her passion for the water with her passion for teaching children.



Sylvana's energy and love for children and the water is immediately clear for all to see.  She brings a unique quality to the water where her skills as a Self Rescue instructor and undeniable vibrant personality combine to make the children feel safe and calm. A Mother to her little boy Zenn, Sylvana also holds a qualification in special pedagogical work allowing her to specifically work with children. Having completed the Self Rescue and Swim Float Swim course with Zenn she therefore, understands the process of the parents and embraces this into her teachings, a deep understanding that the emotion and energy parents bring to the water can transfer to their child. Sylvana embodies Children of the Waters holistic approach in her communication with each family and child in and out of the water. Sylvana also brings a lot of fun into her teachings so that the course is not just learning a highly specialised life saving technique, but she also makes the process really fun! 

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Jam, Den Haag

Since he was born, Jam has always been a childr of the water. At the age of 12, Jam became a pro surfer, spending most of his time in and around water, like a true merman. Jam has 6 little brothers and has a sixth sense when it comes to comforting children, a skill which helps to establish a natural connection with the children during our courses. Children and their parents feel instantly at ease being in the water with Jam. Jam has had over 100 hrs of training in and out of the water. Jam is now a Children of the Water Self Rescue instructor.

Courses & Prices

In The Hague we run set courses all year.


We offer:

  • Self Rescue course from crawling age, private one on one, 20 sessions in 10 days €895,- 

  • Swim Float Swim for all children who have successfully completed our Self Rescue Course and will take them further onto their swim journey, private one on one, 20 sessions in 10 days €895,- 

  • Swim Training for children who are already independent in the water (3+) and for those who have completed our Self Rescue and Swim Float Swim programs, private one on one, 20 sessions in 10 days €895,- 

  • Maintanance swimming lessons, private one on one, €37,50 per lesson

  • Refresher course for children who have done the course but haven’t been in the water for a while, 5 days 2 times a day 15 mins per lesson. One on one. €425

  • Swim & Play is a small group class for children who have finished our Self Rescue course, Max 4 children per class. Parents in the water with an instructor. 1/2 hour per lesson, 10 weeks €160,-


Zwembad Haags Hopje

Scheveningseweg 108

Den Haag



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