Swimming Holiday programmes

Holiday programme

Easter Holiday Programme 2- 5 and 8 – 12 April 2024

Our Easter 2024 Timetable shall be advertised very soon – please watch this space

For further information please use the contact us link at the bottom of this page.

Bespoke swimming - 30 minute tailored session open to children and adults

Are you looking for a small size swimming group which is highly individualised? You’re in luck! Back by popular demand we are offering Bespoke Swimming where each course is tailored to your group’s needs. Bespoke Swimming takes place in the teaching pool, however if required, please contact Swimming Development to discuss other options. You decide who attends this course (maximum 4 participants per booking) so gather your friends and book into this unique swimming experience. This class offers a unique alternative to individual lessons as the pool is booked exclusively for your group

Booking Note: 

These classes are not currently timetabled or available to book for Summer 23

Beginners - 25 minutes

Courses take place in the teaching pool. Pupils will work on relevant technique, skills and aquatic activities. These lessons will incorporate some Water Safety and pupils will also try some MINI POLO! on the final day.

Booking Note: 

For children who are moving from our Aqufun 3 classes or who are not currently in our learn to swim programme, no previous experience. Class times can be found in the timetable (see separate link)

Improvers - 25 minutes

Courses take place in the teaching pool. Pupils will work on relevant technique, skills and aquatic activities. These lessons will incorporate some Water Safety and pupils will also try some MINI POLO! on the final day.

Booking Note: 

For children currently in our lessons at Swim Skills 1A or 1B or children who have attended a Beginners class and been assessed. Class times can be found in the timetable (see separate link)

Developers - 25 minutes

This course is for children who currently attend our Learn to Swim Programme at Swim Skills 2 or above or have been assessed at a holiday ‘Beginners’ course. The course will take place in the main pool. Children will be introduced to deep water skills and swimming technique will be developed accordingly.

Booking Note: 

For children currently in our lessons at Swim Skills 2 or higher, or children who have attended an ‘Improvers’ class and been assessed. Class times can be found in the timetable (see separate link)

Junior Lifesaving

Run over 3 days, the Junior Lifesaving course is for our more advanced swimmers (Swim Skills 4).  We will introduce the basic skills required to keep swimmers safe, carry out effective rescues and some basic first aid. This course will be a mix of theory, first aid and practical pool sessions.

This course is not certificated.

Booking Note: 

Children must be aged 10 and over and be able to swim at least 50 metres demonstrating 2 stokes and be comfortable in deep water without goggles. This class is suitable for children at SS4 and above. Class times can be found in the timetable (see separate link)

Introduction to Artistic Swimming (Synchro)

Children will learn the basic skills and shapes for Artistic Swimming and put these to music and perform short routines. 

Booking Note: 

Children must be able to swim at least 50 metres demonstrating 2 stokes and be comfortable in deep water without goggles. This class is suitable for children at SS3 and above. Class times can be found in the timetable (see separate link)

Introduction to Mini Polo

This course introduces the FUNdamentals of this exciting team sport. Children will learn ball handling skills, basic teamwork and of course, play games of polo!

Our Intro to Polo will take place in the teaching pool and is open to non swimmers and beginners as well, fun for everyone!

Booking Note: 

Children do not need any previous experience and must be aged 5 and over. This class will take place in shallow water and is suitable for children at SS1A, SS1B, SS2 and Beginners. Class times can be found in the timetable (see separate link)

Diving Masterclass

We are delighted to reintroduce this class - A unique diving class for children. This class will work on techniques to develop racing starts for swimmers through fun activities. In addition to dive starts we shall also introduce some basic techniques for high board diving so any budding Tom Daley’s can get involved.

Booking Note:

Children must be able to swim at least 25m and be comfortable in deep water without goggles. This class is suitable for children at SS2 and above and Developers Class times can be found in the timetable (see separate link)

Swim Clinics

For children currently in our programme who may be struggling with a specific stroke. Clinics will take place in the either teaching or main pool and will concentrate on fault correction in one particular stroke, (as advertised), providing extra support for our swimmers. Other strokes will be incorporated in the lesson structure but will not be the main focus.

Booking Note: 

These classes are not currently timetabled or available to book for Summer 23

Individual Lessons (1–1) 

These lessons are available for adults and children no matter what ability. The 1-1 lesson will take place in either the main pool.  These lessons may be suitable if you have a fear of water, require help in a particular area or maybe just having that personal aspect gives you confidence to learn to swim.

Booking Notes:

We can only accept bookings from those on our waiting list

Children must be 5 years of age or over, there is no upper age limit.

Participants may not get exclusive use of the pool.

Please read our T&C’s for our individual lesson programme which can be downloaded from this page before booking

Please see the timetable for availability

Highboard Diving NEW!!

We are hoping to run an introductory course for the exciting sport of Highboard diving. If you have every fancied diving off a springboard or somersaulting from the platforms then this could be the course for you!

This course will take place at Ayr Diving Pool in August and only run if there is sufficient interest. Please email us to express an interest and find out further details.

Scottish swimming - diving 

 



Our Holiday programme courses are very popular and fill up quickly so please book early to avoid disappointment. All classes are booked on a first come, first served basis. 

Please ensure you have read the Terms and Conditions and booking notes for each course.