Kids winter wetsuits

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      Kids Winter Wetsuits UK

      We stock a large range of kids winter wetsuits from high quality brands such as O'Neill and Mystic, in all different sizes, styles, colours and price to suit anyone's taste and price range. The kids winter wetsuits that we stock contain a massive variety of features to keep you warm and comfortable all through the winter season, which benefit you in a number of ways whilst on the water by keeping you warm and giving you maximum movement.

      Kids' winter wetsuits are specially designed and crafted to keep young adventurers warm and protected while engaging in water-based activities in cold weather. These wetsuits are essential for children participating in activities such as surfing, paddleboarding, kayaking, or any water sport during the colder months. Here are key features and considerations for kids' winter wetsuits:

      1. Neoprene Material: Like adult wetsuits, kids' winter wetsuits are typically made from neoprene, a synthetic rubber that provides excellent insulation and flexibility. The thickness of the neoprene varies to offer a balance between warmth and mobility.

      2. Thickness and Insulation: Winter wetsuits for kids come in different thicknesses, usually measured in millimeters. Thicker neoprene provides better insulation, keeping the child warmer in colder water temperatures. The wetsuit may have thicker panels in the chest and back areas for enhanced warmth.

      3. Full-Length Coverage: To maximize warmth, kids' winter wetsuits often come in full-length designs, covering the entire body from neck to ankles. Some wetsuits also include long sleeves to provide additional protection for the arms.

      4. Seam Construction: The construction of seams is crucial for preventing water entry. Winter wetsuits for kids may feature sealed, taped, or glued seams to minimize water penetration and enhance the wetsuit's overall performance.

      5. Hooded Options: Some winter wetsuits for kids come with attached hoods to provide extra insulation for the head and neck. This is especially beneficial in extremely cold conditions or for water activities with prolonged exposure to the elements.

      6. Zippers: Quality zippers with proper seals are essential for easy entry and exit while minimizing water ingress. Chest zippers or back zippers are common in kids' winter wetsuits, and they are designed to prevent flushing.

      7. Sizing and Fit: Ensuring a proper fit is crucial for the effectiveness of the wetsuit. Kids' winter wetsuits come in various sizes, and a snug fit is essential to trap a thin layer of water between the neoprene and the skin, which the body then warms up, providing insulation.

      8. Durability: Children can be quite active, so durability is a key consideration. Reinforced knee pads and durable materials help protect the wetsuit from wear and tear, extending its lifespan.

      9. Bright Colors and Designs: Kids' winter wetsuits often feature vibrant colors and playful designs to appeal to younger users. This not only adds a fun element but also makes it easier for parents to spot their children in the water.

      10. Buoyancy and Safety: Some kids' winter wetsuits incorporate buoyant materials to provide additional flotation, enhancing safety for younger users who may still be developing strong swimming skills.

      In summary, kids' winter wetsuits are designed to offer the perfect balance of warmth, flexibility, and durability, allowing children to enjoy water activities in cold weather while staying comfortable and safe.

      If you have any questions about the kids winter wetsuits that we stock please don't hesitate to contact us on 01202 738448.


      What thickness of neoprene is suitable for winter wetsuits?

      Winter wetsuits typically range from 4/3mm to 6/5/4mm in thickness, providing increased insulation to handle colder water temperatures.

      Are winter wetsuits suitable for all cold-water activities?

      Winter wetsuits are versatile and suitable for various cold-water activities, including surfing, diving, and kayaking, providing essential insulation and protection against chilly conditions.

      How should a winter wetsuit fit compared to those for other seasons?

      A proper fit is crucial for winter wetsuits, ensuring snugness without restricting movement. The thicker neoprene may slightly affect flexibility, so it's essential to follow the manufacturer's sizing chart for an optimal balance of warmth and comfort.

      What additional features should I look for in a winter wetsuit?

      Look for features like sealed seams, thermal linings, and integrated hoods to enhance insulation. Durable knee pads and reinforced areas can also extend the lifespan of the wetsuit, especially during winter activities where wear and tear are more likely.