What age can my child start swimming lessons?
How do I know which level is appropriate for my child?
Can I transfer to lessons at a different time/venue?
We will endeavoUr to accommodate all requests for course transfers provided that a space is available on the preferred course.
How long are swimming lessons?
How much do swimming lessons cost?
All 30 minutes lessons, with the exception of Gosling and Personalised Duckling lessons, are charged at £23.00 per month. Gosling lessons and Personalised Duckling lessons cost £28.00 per month due to the reduced class sizes and/or assistants required. Silver and Gold Challenges, Squads and Rookie Gold/Sport, Adult lessons, Snorkelling lessons and Honours lessons cost £28.00 per month.
Where do swimming lessons take place?
How do I book/rebook swimming lessons?
Swimming lessons can be booked at any time at either Crown Pools, Fore Street Pool or on 01473 433655.
We require bank details for the direct debit at the time of booking.
We have continuous assessment in place so as soon as the student passes that stage they will be notified and able to move up to the next level.
How do I prepare my child for a lesson?
Please arrive at the venue approximately 10-15 minutes before the class is due to start to give you time to find your bearings and get changed. Proceed onto the poolside just before the lesson is due to begin.
- Swimming costume or tight fitting trunks
- Swimming hat
- Goggles (not compulsory)
- No jewellery
- No armbands – we will provide alternative floatation devices
Children should not swim on a full stomach; please don’t give your child anything substantial to eat one hour before your session.
If your child is feeling sickly, unwell or has an upset stomach it is not advised that they attend lessons.
Do lessons still run on bank holidays?
Yes, lessons do run on bank holidays. Please note that if you usually have a lesson in the afternoon/evening, the time of your lesson will change to allow for earlier bank holiday closing times. The adjusted time will be advised by the teacher. Morning lesson times are not affected.
Do lessons run during the school holidays?
How quickly will my child progress?
Speed of progression will vary depending on the swimmer and will be judged by the Swimming Instructor. Students will move up when they meet all of the skills criteria required for their current stage. You can see your child’s progress on the parent portal.