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Swimming Lessons

Swim School

Welcome to the Swim School at Bramcote and Kimberley Leisure Centre. Swimming is an essential life skill so we recognise the importance of all children developing water confidence and learning to swim. Therefore the Swim School offers a wide variety of swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. We work in partnership with Swim England, the National Governing body for swimming.

We provide a high standard of quality swimming lessons, focusing on stroke technique and skill development. As a result we have received recognition for our high standards by achieving the Swim 21 accreditation. All our swimming lessons are delivered by highly qualified, skilled and committed swim instructors.

Our swimming lessons follow the Swim England national teaching plan to enable us to provide a structured framework

As a progressive swim school, we recognise it is important to offer long term athlete development for all children.  Therefore in addition to our standard swimming lessons, we also offer a range of other pool based activities.  These include; Mini Polo, Synchronised Swimming, Diving and Lifesaving.  Furthermore these additional water activities provide an alternative to our swimmers in a fun and sometimes competitive environment.

Lessons Available

  • Adult & Baby/Child lessons – for 0 to 4 years (adult in the water)
  • Foundation and Stage Awards lessons (1-10) – for 4 years and over
  • Over 8 years and Teens lessons – for 8 years and over
  • Aquatics Sports Academy – Flip ‘N’ Fun Diving, Mini Polo, Rookie Lifesaving and Synchronised Swimming
  • One-to-One lessons
  • Inclusion lessons
  • Adult Beginners and Improvers lessons

We recognise that children progress at their own pace. Therefore our Learn to Swim Programme allows children to be continuously assessed each week by the instructors rather than set times throughout the year. As a result children are continually learning so are moving up through the swim stages.

Our classes also run continually throughout the year so we can ensure progressive development.

Home Portal

Swim School lets each parent log onto a ‘home portal’ to enable them to view the child’s progress each week. This also allows the parent to choose the day and time for their child’s lessons when they’re ready  to progress to the next stage.

How to Join and Payment Options

We offer two payment options so you can choose how you pay.

  1. Direct Debit – a monthly payment along with an initial joining fee for continuous lessons throughout the year
  2. Block Bookings – a one off payment for 10, 15 or 20 lessons, to be re-booked at the end of each lesson block.

To join our Swim School, please contact your preferred Leisure Centre to check availability.

Our Leisure Centres

Bramcote Leisure Centre
Telephone. 0115 917 3000

Kimberley Leisure Centre
Telephone. 0115 917 3366