Revealed: Do Prince George and Princess Charlotte Know How To Swim?

Princess Charlotte and Prince George might be members of the British Royal Family with traditions and legacies to uphold –but for now, the tiny tots are just kids. Duchess Kate Middleton and Prince William have done their best to make sure Prince Goerge, Princess Charlotte and their youngest son, Prince Louis are shielded from the media and the public.

In fact, despite their royal duties and hectic schedules the duchess and the future king are incredibly hands-on with their children. The duchess often does crafts with her oldest children, and she’s also teaching them to cook. Prince William takes the kiddos to their dance practices and tennis practices. Since we know the little prince and princess are extremely active and involved in sports, we wondered if they know how to swim.

Do Prince George and Princess Charlotte know how to swim?

The prince and princess might be pint-sized, but they definitely know how to swim. Over their half-term school break in Feb. 2019 –Middleton and Prince William took the kiddos to a luxury spa in Norfolk which isn’t far from the Cambridges’ country home– Anmer Hall. According to Daily Mail –the little royals spent a ton of time swimming and giggling in the pool. Their mom even organized some swimming races between the pair. Apparently –Princess Charlotte is extremely competitive.

A source told Daily Mail, “Kate was organizing little races for them and they did it around four or five times. She said ‘ready, steady go’ and did a downward chopping action in the water to indicate the start of the race.” The pair were also practicing their diving. The source continued, “Charlotte was doing sitting dives. She was squatting on the side with her arms up in dive position, she kept saying, ‘Look mummy I’m diving in.'”

What are Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s favorite activities?

In additon to swimming –the older royal siblings love to spend a great deal of time outside.  Around Christmas 2018, Duchess Kate Middleton visited some children at Lavender Primary School. She showed the kiddos a photo of her family and said, “This is a photograph of my family. These are my children and this is my husband. And my family makes me feel happy. And we like playing outside together and spending lots of time together as a family. And that makes me feel very happy.”

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are sticklers for making sure their kiddos get enough fresh air and playtime –no matter the weather.  An insider explained to US Weekly, “As two people who grew up without gadgets for entertainment themselves, William and Kate are firm believers in toys, outdoor play and encouraging an active imagination. They’re very much a normal family.”

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