Swimming Holiday programmes

Holiday programme

Summer Programme – 27 June – 5 August

Summer Programme bookings are now available to book only for those currently attending lessons, those who attended our Easter Programme and those on our waiting list.

We are not yet able to accept bookings for any other new applicants at this time but please check this page regularly for updates.

Please ensure that you read the Booking Notes on the Timetable for eligibility and ensure that you have read the Terms and Conditions of Booking and out Lesson Information documents prior to booking.

Details on Holiday Programme lessons can be found below, however not all classes may be offered.

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 Easter 22

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 currently in our lessons at Swim Skills 1A and children who have not been in lessons before. Class times can be found in the timetable on this page.

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 1B or children who have attended a Beginners class and been assessed. Class times can be found in the timetable on this page.

Developers - 40 minutes

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

In addition to swimming skills, we will introduce the Aquatic Disciplines, of water polo, synchronised swimming, diving, lifesaving and water safety. The class will run in two parts, the first half will concentrate on swimming technique and over the last half of the class the Disciplines will be introduced.

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 on this page.

Junior Lifesaving

Normally run over 2 ½ 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: 

These classes are not currently timetabled or available to book for Easter 22

Introduction to Synchronised swimming

Before children practice the synchro moves in the pool, there will be a short video session or gym session, (subject to coach availability), where pupils will have the opportunity to see or try athletes routines or shapes. Children will learn the basic skills and shapes for synchronised swimming, put these to music and perform short routines. 

Booking Note: 

These classes are not currently timetabled or available to book for Easter 22

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: 

These classes are not currently timetabled or available to book for Easter 22

Diving Masterclass

Following the success of this class last summer - we are offering 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:

These classes are not currently timetabled or available to book for Easter 22

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 Easter 22

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 before booking

Please see the timetable for availability

 



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.