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Swimazing Lessons

Making learning to swim fun, engaging and exciting.

Swimming lessons are restarting – here’s what you need to know:

Arrival

Please arrive 5 minutes prior to your lesson time. Please try to arrive as close to this time as possible, as being late or early will encroach on the start times of other lessons.

Queue to the left hand side of the main entrance doors.

We will be taking temperature checks.

Prior to your arrival we would also ask that you download and install the NHS Covid19 Track and trace app for which we have a QR code to ‘check-in’. This app is due to be released by the Government on Thursday September 24th.

One Way System

In and around the facility please ‘Stay Left’ and follow the one-way system.

You will enter the poolside in the normal fashion, but leave the pool hall via the small pool balcony. I have also provided some seating on the balcony so you can replace your shoes when you leave the facility.

Masks

Masks are required in the centre, please ensure you bring one with you.

Spectators

We have made provision for spectating but I would ask that only one adult per swimmer be present at any one time. If possible please do not bring siblings, although I understand in many cases childcare doesn’t allow for this. We know some families have more than one child attending per evening and we would ask that you don’t allow them to run around the spectator areas.  

Swimmers who are eight years and over can swim unattended. If you are happy to wait in your car for them then that will help us to observe social distancing in the spectating areas.

The small pool balcony closest to the showers will not be a spectating area. This will form part of our one-way system so please do not turn seats around to spectate from this area.

We would ask that you do not sit or stand in groups in and around the facility; please keep your distance.

Arrive Swim Ready

Where possible please make sure your child arrives for their lesson swim ready, with swimwear under their clothing.

The changing village is available for and after lessons but if we can keep the use to a minimum it will help us to keep on top of the cleanliness.

The showers will be coming back into action on the same week as swimming lessons, we would ask that if you are using them to please keep time spent in them to a minimum as there will be limited showers available.

Direct Debits

We will be looking to reinstate direct debits from the 1st November for those swimmers in active classes.

 

Our program follows and builds upon the Swim England learn to swim framework. Taking children from non swimmers to confident, active swimmers.

With many opportunities available to take their swimming journey further.  

The Swim England Learn to Swim Programme is a world-leading syllabus, helping children and adults to learn how to swim. It’s a fantastic experience that opens up new possibilities for everyone, as well as supporting their confidence, enjoyment and safety in the water.

Within our program we incorporate all 7 stage's of the learn to swim program. Which is the core syllabus of learning to swim for all primary aged children.


The Stages

Each level is designed to develop the aquatic skills needed to be confident, competent and safe in the water. 

The video's below will give an overview of the outcomes children need to achieve before progressing to the next stage. 

Stage 1        Stage 4      Stage 7

Stage 2        Stage 5

Stage 3        Stage 6


Home Portal

As a parent it is often difficult to gain access to the instructors once they are instructing and this can make it difficult to know where your child is up to.

The Course pro home portal is a great way of checking your child’s progress from the comfort of your own home. By simply inputting your email address and child’s leisure card number, you can check what badge/certificate your child has been awarded, receive notification emails as soon as your child has completed each level of their selected class and even select what class they can move into.

From the home portal, you are able to look at available lessons and change days, times or instructors. You can even top up your payment plan.

Please ensure your current email address is registered on your child’s leisure card information as this will be required to log in to the home portal.

Login to Home Portal