For children aged 5 years and over, group lessons are a series of progressive classes catering for all abilities. Children progress through the levels of achievement working towards the end goal of completing their 200m swim.

Monday to Friday from 3.30pm and Saturday and Sunday mornings
25 minute lessons

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Jellyfish

For the non-confident beginner who has had little or no aquatic programme experience. The classes focus on safe entries and exits, blowing bubbles and submerging in water and floating in the water with assistance.

Flounders

This class is designed to work on floating and kicking skills. This is the right class if your child can: Float on front and back relaxed with assistance, blow bubbles and can go under water and retrieve objects from the bottom of the pool.

Stingrays

This class is designed to teach the basics of freestyle and backstroke. This is the right class if your child can: Float on front unaided, float on back unaided, kick on front and back with a board, roll from front to back and back to front.

Sharks

A class that introduces breathing techniques and works on increasing swimming distance. This is the right class if your child can: - Swim 5m freestyle - Swim 5m backstroke

Tiger Sharks

This class is designed to consolidate breathing skills with freestyle and backstroke and survival backstroke techniques. This is the right class if your child can: - Swim 10m freestyle with breathing - Swim 10m backstroke

Barracudas

A class designed to further increase swimming distance in freestyle and backstroke, and the timing of breaststroke. At the beginning of this class the child should be able to: Breathe with their freestyle 25m, backstroke 25m and survival backstroke 25m

Marlins

Designed to consolidate technique of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. This is the right class if your child can: Swim 50m freestyle with bilateral breathing, swim 50m backstroke, swim 15m breaststroke.

Junior Learners

A great opportunity for children aged 9-14years who have never learned to swim. Designed to build confidence for the older swimmer within a small group, starting with floating and moving onto freestyle and backstroke technique.