Swimming

Swimming

We host a 25 metre swimming pool and a 16.66m x 7.5m teaching pool, perfect for our swimming lessons.

Come in for an early morning lane swim, work out in the water with our aqua classes, bring the family down for our family fun session or hold your child’s next birthday party with us, we have plenty to make a splash about.

Remember to bring a £50p for lockers (refundable).

View our live timetable to see what’s happening in the pool right now.

Swimming Lessons

Our swimming lesson follow the leading Swim England Learn to Swim Programme, the leading national teaching syllabus, helping children and adults to learn how to swim in a safe, effective and enjoyable environment.

Swimming lessons are available for all ages: babies (over four months), children, teenagers and adults. If you are entering the syllabus for the first time, but have previously had lessons, there will be a FREE assessment with a level 2 qualified instructor to ensure you or your children is in the correct lesson based on existing skills. Non swimmers or those unable to travel 5m with feet off the floor do not need an assessment.

FREE 10 minute assessments take place:

  • Tuesdays 3.30pm – 4.00pm
  • Saturdays 2.00pm – 2.30pm

To book your assessment please contact reception on 01923 470140.

There are four specialised stages in the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme:

Pre-School Framework

This is an ideal introduction to water through fun and games for children from 4 months old. Made up of two stages, Adult and Baby and Duckling Awards for toddlers.

Adult & Baby sessions allow you to be in the pool with your child, whilst being guided by the instructors. In the Duckling Awards, your children progress to swimming without you in the water, but guided by our qualified teachers.

From these sessions, children will gain water confidence and foundations as they start their swim journey.

Adult and Baby lessons:

  • Under 12 months – Wednesday & Thursday mornings
  • 13 months – 24 months – Monday, Thursday & Saturday mornings
  • 25 months – 36 months – Wednesday & Thursday mornings

Ducklings lessons:

  • Ducklings 3 – Monday & Tuesday afternoons, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday mornings
  • Ducklings 4 – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday afternoons, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday mornings
  • Ducklings 5 – Monday, Wednesday & Friday afternoons

Learn to Swim Framework

Suitable for children aged between 4 and 11 years, the seven stages will teach children the fundamentals of swimming and help them to develop into confident and competent swimmers through fun and enjoyment.

Lessons take place throughout the week, Monday – Friday between 4pm – 6.30pm and Saturday and Sundays mornings from 8.00am:

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 6
  • Stage 7

For further information on the seven stages click here

Aquatics Skills Framework

For children who have completed the Learn to Swim Framework this stage helps them to develop existing skills further including synchro, water polo, diving and swimming.

Lessons take place:

  • Stage 8 – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Sunday mornings
  • Stage 9 – Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Sunday mornings
  • Stage 10 – Monday and Friday afternoons

Adult Swimming Framework

For older teens and adults that are looking to start swimming these sessions cater for a range of abilities, from non swimmers and nervous swimmers to those that want to build water confidence. These sessions help develop swimming skills and technique.

We run the following lessons for adults:

  • Adult beginners – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evenings and Thursday mornings
  • Adult stroke development – Monday and Wednesday evenings
  • Adults lengths – Thursday evenings

For further information on Swim England Learn to Swim Programme visit their website

Swimming lessons run for 50 weeks of the year and you can join at any time. Once enrolled you can follow your child’s progress online with our home portal, where you will be able to track their progress through the stages and see the awards they achieve. Log onto our home portal here:

Swimming lessons are available in blocks of ten lessons, starting from as little as £62.50 or by direct debit at a monthly cost of £25.00 for children and £29.00 for adults.

Exercise in the water

  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Deep Water Aerobics

New Stay and Play

Drop in parent and babe sessions every Wednesday at 11.30 – 12.00.

Therapy Swim

These accessible swim sessions are for those who may suffer from arthritis or are recovering from injury. See the pool timetables for details.

Swimming timetables

  • Click here to download the swimming pool timetable.