Cafe will be open from 4pm on Monday 17th June

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, 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 register your interest using the form below.

Benefits of joining our swimming lessons:

  • Learn to swim in a safe environment with fully trained staff.
  • Swimming lessons run 7 days a week, for 50 weeks of the year – join at any time.
  • Track your progress via our online home portal.
  • Free swimming in public sessions (subject to availability).
  • Free swim hat for each stage.

Register your interest

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.

Swim England Learn to Swim Programme

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
  • 13 months – 24 months
  • 25 months – 36 months

Ducklings lessons:

  • Ducklings 3
  • Ducklings 4

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 and Saturday
  • Stage 9 – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • Stage 10 – Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

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 lesson and the club swimming sessions many of you will go on to join.

Time: Saturday 8.15am – 9.00am

New Sunday Lessons

Are now available at the centre, Sunday lessons are available between 9.00am – 12.00pm.

  • Adult & baby
  • Adult & child
  • Pre-school
  • Stages 1 – 5

Home Portal

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

Cancelling Swimming Lessons

Should you wish to cancel your swimming lessons, please complete the following form and a team member 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.

Swimmers name
How would you prefer to be contacted?
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