Learning to Swim
Suitable for children from around the ages of 4 – 11 years old. The key focus is on developing fundamental movement skills and teaching the four strokes (front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly).
Ducklings
NPTS Stage 2
On completion of this stage the children should be aiming to successfully swim 5 metres unaided on their front (paddle arms and legs) with breathing techniques and 5 metres on their back (legs only) and introduced to push and glides. Children should show general water confidence. Courses take place in shallow water unless stated otherwise.
Price

Direct Debit £23.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

MONDAY

6:00pm – Crown Pools

TUESDAY

4:30pm or 5:00pm – Crown Pools

WEDNESDAY

4:00pm or 5:00pm – Crown Pools

THURSDAY

4:00pm – Fore Street (deep water)

4:30pm – Crown Pools

FRIDAY

4:00pm – Fore Street (deep water)

4:30pm or 5:00pm – Crown Pools

SATURDAY

7:55am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:00pm or 2:30pm – Crown Pools (shallow water)

8:30am, 9:30am or 10:00am – Crown Pools (deep water)

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

 

Condensed Ducklings
NPTS Stage 2
As Ducklings above but these classes are limited to a maximum of 5 children for more personal attention.
Price

Direct Debit £28.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

MONDAY

3:30pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm or 5:30pm – Crown Pools

TUESDAY

5:30pm – Crown Pools

THURSDAY

6:00pm – Crown Pools

FRIDAY

6:00pm – Crown Pools

SATURDAY

3:30pm– Crown Pools (shallow water)

8:30am – Crown Pools (deep water)

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

 

Ducks
NPTS Stage 3
Swimmers should be aiming to swim 10 metres on their front and back with overarm recovery. Basic breaststroke is introduced at this stage. Floating in different shapes and submerging to pick up objects from the pool bottom is also covered. Courses take place in shallow water unless stated otherwise.
Price

Direct Debit £23.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

MONDAY

5:00pm – Crown Pools

TUESDAY

4:00pm – Crown Pools

WEDNESDAY

4:00pm or 4:30pm – Crown Pools (deep water)

4:30pm – Crown Pools (shallow water)

THURSDAY

4:30pm – Fore Street (deep water)

5:00pm – Crown Pools

FRIDAY

4:00pm – Crown Pools

4:30pm – Fore Street (deep water)

SATURDAY

10:00am or 1:30pm – Crown Pools (shallow water)

9:00am, 10:30am or 11:00am – Crown Pools (deep water)

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

Cygnet
NPTS Stage 4

Aquatic breathing is introduced at the cygnet stage on front crawl and ensuring good body position on back stroke. Swimmers should be showing a basic understanding of breaststroke leg action and arms. Butterfly is also introduced at this stage.

Price

Direct Debit £23.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

TUESDAY

5:30pm – Fore Street

WEDNESDAY

4:00pm or 5:00pm – Crown Pools

4:00pm – Fore Street

THURSDAY

5:00pm – Fore Street

FRIDAY

4:00pm – Fore Street

SATURDAY

9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am or 11:30am – Crown Pools

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

 

Swan
NPTS Stage 4.5
On completion of this stage swimmers should show a well-established breathing technique on front crawl, and refining arm techniques on backstroke, along with good body positions. Breaststroke kick is more established and butterfly arms are introduced. Log rolls and push and glides to the pool bottom are covered at this stage.
Price

Direct Debit £23.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

TUESDAY 

5:30pm – Fore Street

WEDNESDAY  

4:30pm – Crown Pools

4:30pm – Fore Street

FRIDAY

4:30pm – Fore Street 

SATURDAY

9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am or 11:00am – Crown Pools

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

 

Puffin
NPTS Stage 5
At this stage all strokes are gaining more requirements of the ASA standard. Swimmers will be refining arm technique in front crawl and the beginnings of continuous arm movement on back stroke. Dorsi-flexed feet (feet turned out) on breaststroke are required to pass this stage and butterfly arms are looked at in more detail. Skills such as directional sculling and handstands and covered at this stage.
Price

Direct Debit £23.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

TUESDAY

4:30pm – Fore Street

WEDNESDAY

5:00pm – Crown Pools

THURSDAY

4:30pm – Fore Street

FRIDAY

5:00pm – Fore Street

SATURDAY

9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am or 11:30am – Crown Pools

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

 

Penguin
NPTS Stage 5.5
All strokes are gaining more requirements of the ASA standard over 10 metres. Front crawl arm action should include a high elbow and backstroke arms should be continuously moving. Breaststroke should be focusing on a small arm action and underwater arm action on butterfly. Swimmers should be able tread water for 30 seconds and show an action for help.
Price

Direct Debit £23.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

TUESDAY

4:00pm – Fore Street

WEDNESDAY

4:00pm or 4:30pm – Crown Pools

4:30pm – Fore Street

THURSDAY

5:00pm – Fore Street

FRIDAY

5:00pm – Fore Street

SATURDAY

8:30am, 9:30am, 10:00am or 11:00am – Crown Pools

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

 

Heron
NPTS Stage 6
Swimmers should be aiming to complete all strokes to the ASA standard over 20 metres. Swimmers should be showing a regular breathing pattern on front crawl, and backstroke timing should be refined. A glide action is encouraged in breaststroke and butterfly timing is detailed in more depth.
Price

Direct Debit £23.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

TUESDAY

5:00pm – Fore Street

WEDNESDAY

5:00pm – Crown Pools

5:00pm – Fore Street

THURSDAY

4:30pm – Fore Street

5:30pm – Fore Street

FRIDAY

5:00pm – Fore Street

SATURDAY

9:00am,10:00am or 10:30am – Crown Pools

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

 

Flamingo
NPTS Stage 7

At this stage all strokes are finalised and should be demonstrated over 50 metres. Rhythmic breathing should be shown in all strokes. Swimmers should also be able to swim 100 metres continuously using one stroke and 200 metres using 3 different strokes.

Price

Direct Debit £23.00 per month

Lesson Schedule

TUESDAY

5:00pm – Fore Street

WEDNESDAY

5:00pm – Crown Pools

5:00pm – Fore Street

THURSDAY

5:30pm – Fore Street

FRIDAY

5:00pm – Fore Street

SATURDAY

9:00am, 9:30am or 10:30am – Crown Pools

How to book

You can book in person at Crown Pools and Fore Street or by calling 01473 433655.

 

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