Children's Swimming Lessons

Lessons available for children aged from 18 months old – 16 years old.

Swimming Lessons

Please note: swimming lessons will not take place during half term week.

Any medical conditions should be reported to the child’s swimming teacher at the start of the first lesson.


Start - 9th September 2019, they run for 14 weeks and the cost for this term is £77.00

Foundation - Parent & Baby

Introducing children to the water, whilst developing confidence and basic stroke movement.
Please note: Parents must accompany children in the water.

Parent and Baby
25 - 35 months
Monday 10.30am - 11.00am


Duckling 1/ 2 / 3
Introducing children to the water, whilst developing confidence and basic stroke movements leading to independent swimming. This course will work towards Duckling 1/2/3.

Day Time
Monday 11.00am-11.30am 11.30am - 12noon
Tuesday 4.30pm - 5.00pm
Thursday 4.00pm - 4.30pm
Friday 4.00pm - 4.30pm
Saturday 8.45am - 9.15am
Sunday 9.45am - 10.15am

Lessons (Ages 4+)

Stage 1
For non swimmers, this stage covers the initial process of introducing children into the water and aims to develop basic safety awareness, movement and water confidence skills. To move onto STAGE 2 children must be able to swim without support.

Day Time
Monday 4.00pm - 4.30pm
Tuesday 4.30pm - 5.00pm 5.00pm - 5.30pm
Wednesday 4.00pm - 4.30pm
Thursday 4.00pm - 4.30pm
Friday 4.00pm - 4.30pm 4.30pm - 5.00pm
Saturday 8.45am - 9.15am 9.15am - 9.45am 1.45pm - 2.15pm
Sunday 10.15am - 10.45am 10.45am - 11.15am

Stage 2
Build a sound foundation of watermanship skills, develop safe entries into the water, basic floating, travel on front and back up to a distance of 5m and rotation to upright positions. Children will experiment with different methods of using their limbs for propulsion as well as being introduced to treading water. To move onto STAGE 3 children must be able to tread water, swim without support on their front and/or back 25m of a basic standard and be confident in deep water.

Day Time
Monday 4.30pm - 5.00pm
Tuesday 5.30pm - 6.00pm
Wednesday 4.30pm - 5.00pm
Thursday 4.30pm - 5.00pm
Friday 4.30pm-5.00pm 5.00-5.30pm
Saturday 9.15am - 9.45am 9.45am - 10.15am 2.15pm - 2.45pm
Sunday 11.15am - 11.45am 11.45am - 12.15pm

Stage 3
Develop confidence, initiative, judgement, teamwork and leadership. Children will also develop safe entries into water including submersion, rotation skills and water safety knowledge, as well as building on front and back propulsion.

Day Time
Monday 4.00pm - 4.30pm 4.30pm - 5.00pm
Tuesday 4.30pm - 5.00pm 5.00pm-5.30pm
Wednesday 5.15pm - 5.45pm
Thursday 5.15pm - 5.45pm
Friday 5.45pm - 6.15pm
Saturday 10.30am - 11.00am 3.00pm-3.30pm
Sunday 12.30pm - 1.00pm

Stage 4
Improve upon watermanship skills and stroke technique whilst developing an understanding of buoyancy through a range of skills. To move onto STAGE 5 children must pass stage 4 and swim 50m to a basic standard.

Day Time
Monday 5.15pm - 5.45pm
Wednesday 5.45pm - 6.15pm
Thursday 5.45pm - 6.15pm
Friday 6.15pm - 6.45pm
Saturday 11.00am - 11.30am 3.00pm-3.30pm
Sunday 12.30pm-1.00pm

Stage 5
Develop watermanship through sculling, treading water and complete rotation. Swimmers will perform all strokes to a high standard over a short distance. To move onto STAGE 6 swimmers must pass stage 5 and swim 100m to a basic standard.

Day Time
Monday 5.45pm - 6.15pm
Wednesday 5.45pm - 6.15pm
Thursday 5.45pm - 6.15pm
Friday 6.45pm - 7.15pm
Saturday 11.30am - 12.00pm
Sunday 1.00pm - 1.30pm

Stage 6
Develop to a more efficient level including co-ordinated breathing across all strokes. Children will be given an understanding of preparation for exercise. To move on to STAGE 7 swimmers must pass stage 6 and swim 200m competently.

Day Time
Monday 5.45pm - 6.30pm
Wednesday 6.15pm - 7.00pm
Thursday 6.15pm - 7.00pm
Saturday 11.30am-12.15pm


1.00pm - 1.45pm

Stage 7
Develop all strokes to a high standard, whilst incorporating skills learnt and combining them to develop a linked routine. Test all skills learnt on stages 1-7 with an obstacle course.

Day Time
Monday 6.30pm - 7.15pm
Tuesday 6.15pm - 7.00pm
Wednesday 6.15pm-7.00pm
Thursday 6.15pm-7.00pm
Saturday 12.15pm - 1.00pm

Stage 8
Once swimmers have developed the core skills required through stages 1-7, they will then have the choice to try a different aquatic discipline; either Water Polo, Diving, Competitive Swimming or Synchronized Swimming.

Day Time
Monday 6.30pm-7.15pm
Saturday 12.15pm - 1.00pm


Rookie Lifesaving for Children (Joint Class)

The aim of the course is to develop confidence, initiative, judgement, teamwork and leadership skills. The course is divided in to four elements: water safety, self rescue, rescue and emergency response.

Day Time
Thursday (6 weeks Only) 7.00pm - 7.45pm
Saturday 3.30pm - 4.15pm

Children’s Training for Advanced Swimmers

For children swimming four strokes to a high standard. The training sessions are aimed to develop the speed and endurance in each swimmer through coaching technique as well as looking at the technical aspects of an individual’s strokes to achieve maximum performance.

Day Time
Tuesday 6.15pm - 7.00pm