Turtle Pack was founded by award-winning swimming teacher Michael Harkins whilst he was studying a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Heriot Watt University.

Turtle Pack is based in Stirling, Scotland.

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As your child’s confidence and coordination improves in the water, the product's buoyancy can be easily reduced by removing the foam shells.

Turtle Pack has been designed keep children in a doggy paddle-like position in the water, so will not force their face into the pool. We do, however, strongly recommend that you hold your child's hands and support them as they grow accustomed to the product and the buoyancy it provides.

Yes! Both the original Turtle Pack Swimming Aid and the TMNT Swim Float are certified to the following safety standards:

* EN71 (1,2,3)

* EN13138-1:2014

* ASTM F963 

* AS/NZS 1900:2014 + A1:2015, 

* Australian Competition and Consumer Act 2010 with Consumer Protection Notice No.11, 2011

Yes, however we recommended that the outer and middle shells on the three-shell Turtle Pack Swimming Aid are removed and that the vest and fixed shell are kept on. The TMTN Swim Float can be used for backstroke with no adjustments.

Not yet! If there is enough demand, we would be delighted to create one. To express your interest, please emailinfo@turtlepack.comto let us know.

Simply get in touch (link to contact us) and a member of the Turtle Pack Team will get back to you to discuss your order in more detail.

Of course! Please check out our Returns page to find out more about our returns policy and what to do if you’d like to send your order back to us.