We have swimming lessons available for ages 6 months and older. Our pool is also open for public and lane swimming, we also offer crash courses and fun swims during the holidays.
Remember to bring a £1 for lockers (refundable).
View our live timetable below to see what’s happening in the pool right now.
Child admission policy
A responsible adult over the age of 18 years may supervise up to two children under the age of 8 years in the main pool and up to three children under the age of 8 years in the teaching pool. All adults supervising children under 8 years of age must accompany the children in the water.
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, 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.
For more information or to sign up call reception now or alternatively you can register your interest using the form below;
FREE swimming assessments are available weekdays at 3.50pm for those who can swim and may be returning to lessons.
To book your assessment please contact reception on 020 8386 9886.
There are four specialised stages in the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme:
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 – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday mornings
- 13 months – 24 months – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday mornings
- 25 months – 36 months – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday mornings
- Ducklings 3 – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday afternoons and Monday & Saturday mornings
- Ducklings 4 – Tuesday 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 – 5.30pm and Saturday mornings from 8.30am:
- 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 Saturday mornings
- Stage 9 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings
- Stage 10 – Tuesday and Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings
Aqua Challenge Class
Calling all stage 8 and above swimmers…..45 minute Aqua Challenge classes have arrived at The Venue!
This new class will act as the bridge between your previous Aqua Ed sessions and the club swimming sessions many of you will go on to join.
Time: Saturday 8:15am – 9.00am
Christmas Crash Courses
Available to book over the Christmas holidays.
1:1 classes available, just £110 for five 30 minute sessions.
Please contact Will Brewer to get booked on, T: 0208 386 9886 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 mornings and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings
- Adult stroke development – Tuesday 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. Swimming lessons are available by direct debit.
The home portal will be able to view the current status of your child’s progress.
Before you can access the portal you will need to activate your child’s account by logging on below and following the instructions on the screen and validate the data. You will need to know your membership number.
Swim School Cafe offer
Our swim school members can enjoy an after lesson meal for just £3.95!
Choose from the below options during the following days and times.
Monday – Friday: 3.00pm – 6.30pm
*Chicken nuggets & chips
*Veggie nuggets & chips
*Sausage & chips
*Fish Fingers & chips
Should you wish to cancel your swimming lessons, please complete the following form and a member of the team will be in touch shortly. Please note that a minimum of 14 days notice is required before the next direct debit is due to be collected, in order to process a cancellation request.