Fibby Swimming Aid + Learning App
Fibby Swimming Aid + Learning App
The most important advantages at a glance:
✅ Becoming self-reliant from 2 years old.
✅ Learning to float and move in a natural swimming position.
✅ With a head start on swimming lessons.
✅ Deflating, shooting out and irritating swimming bands are a thing of the past.
✅ Practical guidance for parents
✅ Dutch design, made in Europe
Hugo & Pip (4)
"Fibby" is the tool to learn to swim independently without fear. In fact, it's like the 'walking bike' to real cycling. Traditional swim wings are like 'tricycles': they actually make it more difficult to move independently."
Annemarie and her son (4)
"So nice that there is finally something on the market with which children who are still too young for swimming lessons can practice and, for example, learn how to get to the side. It is a pity that this did not exist for our oldest at the time, it had meant a lot to us swimming lessons and a lot of stress saved."
Danny & Mike (2)
"It's really cool to see how the kids are becoming more and more independent in the water, so fast! That makes me super proud!"
Merle & Lucca (3)
"Fibby really became part of the family. It was nice to see how much love Fibby!"
Jurrien & Morris (2)
"I'm amazed that Morris has already developed great swimming skills after just two playful swims with Fibby. If he can get to shore on his own at the end of the course, I'll give Fibby a big 10."
Rianne & Morris (2)
"The Fibby learning app worked really well for Morris. At first he didn't want to go swimming, but after watching the videos he immediately changed his mind!"
Jan Rijpstra - Chairman of the National Swimming Safety Board
"Fibby is a wonderful, innovative product for water safety. It brings safety and fun to children and their parents at a very young age."
drs. Mandy van der Weijden-CALO Windesheim
"I am currently doing my PhD on the subject of swimming lessons of the future. For this I am researching methods to learn to swim according to a non-linear pedagogical vision. Fibby is a fantastic tool for this."
Frequently Asked Questions
How is Fibby certified?
Fibby certified to the most recent and strictest safety standard that came into effect on October 2021: EN 13138-1: 2021. This is also stated on the safety label inside.
What ages is Fibby for?
Fibby is designed for children between 15 and 30 kg. So that's about from 2 and up to 6 years old.
Where can I practice with Fibby?
Almost all swimming pools in the Netherlands organize general "practice hours" to practice learning to swim yourself. Check the website of your swimming pool when these practice hours take place. Parents also practice with Fibby during recreational swimming.
Is the mobile app multilingual?
The app is currently available in Dutch and English (both in text and in videos for parents and children). We expect to be able to offer the app in more languages soon.
What is Fibby made of?
The orange buoyancy aid is made of EPP (expanded polypropylene). The biggest advantage of EPP is its lightness or buoyancy as it is 90% air. Unlike expanded polystyrene (EPS), known from packaging, EPP is a lot harder, so it does not crack or tear like expanded polystyrene.
Fibby's harness is made of neoprene, something commonly used in wetsuits. Thanks to the 50% stretch, it feels like a second skin. You just need to adjust the strap for an ergonomic fit.
How tall and heavy is Fibby?
- Width: 19cm / 7.5in
- Length: 27cm / 10.6 inches
- Height: 16cm / 6.3 inches
- Weight: 263 grams
Can Fibby come on a trip?
Fibby is super light, smaller than you expect and therefore fits easily in your (hand) luggage. Tip: Many Feebs clip their Fibby to their backpack/hand luggage, so your friend doesn't take up any space. Good trip!