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Children's Swim School

Lessons that will take you from a beginner to an accomplished swimmer

Be the next Adam Peaty or Rebecca Adlington

Build your child’s confidence in the water and swimming skills with our fully qualified swimming teachers. With classes covering a wide range of age and skill, enrol today.

All children enrolled in our Swim School can swim for free in any public session in the Fitness or Teaching Pools during term time.

Summer Holiday Aquatics Programme




Wet ‘n Wild Sessions – canoeing, personal survival, diving, snorkelling & water polo in the Fitness Pool and Diving Pit

9:15am – 10:00am  

Stages 1 & 2 (30 minutes) in the Teaching Pool

9:00am or 9:30am 

Stage 3 (45 minutes) in the Fitness Pool

9:15am to 10:00am 

Dates: Tuesday 31 July – Friday 3 August – £20 for 4 lessons / Monday 6 August – Friday 10 August – £25 for 5 lessons

Book at Welcome Zone or by telephone on 01206 282000

Term Times

April – July 2018

Lessons commence Monday 16  April – Monday 30 July 2018       

No lessons Monday 7 May (Bank Holiday) & Saturday 26 May – Friday 1 June (Half-Term)

September – December 2018

Lessons commence Saturday 1 September – Tuesday 18 December 2018       

No lessons Monday 22 – Friday 26 October (Half-Term)

No lessons Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 October (Fire Swim)

Water Babes

For ages 4 – 18 months

This class covers basic submersions and building confidence in the water

Water Tots

For ages 18 mths – 3 yrs

Work with your child under the supervision of our fully qualified staff


For ages 2 ½ – 5 years

Assist your child in the water with a continuation of our Water Tots classes


For ages 4 – 5 years

Your child gains further water confidence under the safety of their teacher

All lessons are 30 minutes and cost £6.50 per session

Stages 1 - 10

Find out about our stages 1 – 10 classes

How to Enrol

See our full enrolment process

Aquatic Skills

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Our Pools

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