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Swim School

Learn to swim with us

Whether you're looking to take the first plunge, build water confidence or improve technique, our Swim School team can help.

We offer a wide range of swimming lessons throughout the day across our 7 leisure centres, from age 6 months to adults, including specific sessions for children with a disability or additional needs, as well as beginner lessons for older children age 8+

Why join Swim School?

All ages and abilities

Fun lessons for 50 weeks of the year

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ASA-qualified instructors

Learn with the best instructors

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FREE public swimming

Practice between lessons at any of our 7 leisure centres for FREE, including our Disney Inspired Family Fun Sessions!

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Continuous progression

Get awards and badges as you move through the stages

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Peace of mind

All our lessons are lifeguarded

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Quality lessons

Our programme follows Swim England’s Learn to Swim framework

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Track your progress

Get FREE access to the Active Nottingham Portal to see how you or your child is doing and move through the stages

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No big upfront costs

Easy monthly Direct Debit payment option

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Aqua Babies and Pre-School

These classes develop early-years water confidence and movement in the water through fun and games.

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Stages 1-8 for children age 5+

These classes are for children from beginner level to advanced.

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Time to learn

All junior group lessons last for 30 minutes (including 5 minutes registration) with the exception of stage 8 competitive swimming, challenge classes and rookie classes which are 45 minutes (including 5 minutes registration).   Check availability at your nearest pool today. Enquire

It's never too late...

We offer a range of adult lessons designed for varying abilities   Whether you’re a complete beginner lacking water confidence or a competent swimmer wanting to improve your technique, our lessons can help.   Check availability at your nearest pool today. Enquire

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