Junior Swimming Lessons

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junior swimming lessons

Bluecoat Sports have a passionate belief that children should be happy and safe in the water. We aim to promote the enjoyment of aquatics as a healthy sport and as an important skill for life. We encourage a friendly, enjoyable atmosphere whilst maintaining a high professional standard of teaching.

We follow the AquaQuack Swim Scheme and are members of the ASA Swim School Scheme.

Children’s After School Lessons

Lessons for school-age children (4½ years plus) take place after school during the week and on Saturday mornings, catering for complete beginners to the more advanced. These structured lessons are taught by our professionally trained Swim School Instructors. Pupils are continuously assessed throughout the term.

Due to a significantly high demand for our Children’s swimming lessons after school and on Saturday morning we are currently not accepting anymore new swimmers for this coming term.

We are however accepting bookings for our Intensive Swimming Courses over the Summer Holidays and these can be booked via our website or by contacting reception.

If you would like to be contacted when swimming lessons become available please complete your details in the form below.

Spring Term 2017 (Tuesday 3rd January – Saturday 8th April 2017)

Monday 20th March 2017 to Saturday 1st April 2017 – Re-enrolment for current participants.

Monday 3rd April 2017 – Enrolment for Bluecoat Sports Members (In person from 1000 and phone bookings from 1400).

Thursday 6th April 2017 – Enrolment for the General Public (In person from 1000 and phone bookings from 1400).

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1:1 Lessons

1:1 lessons are available for children or adults who feel that they need that individual attention.


A non – competitive club which meets on a Monday from 18:15 – 19:00 and/or Fridays from 17:30 – 18:30. These sessions are ideal for the more advanced swimmer and work on technique of all four strokes, starts, turns and use of the pace clock. Once or twice a term the children will play water polo and at the end of each term there is a gala.

Rookie Lifesaving

Children interested in lifesaving would enjoy our Rookie Programme which consists of 15 minutes dry side and half an hour wet side covering rescues, water safety, casualty management and first aid. Must be 8+ years and be able to swim in deep water.


Get water fit to improve your technique, stamina and endurance in the water.

Must be 8+ and be able to swim six lengths continuously.

Intensive Swimming Courses

During the school holidays, Bluecoat Sports offer week long intensive swimming courses for those wishing to brush up on their technique, learn a new skill or just try something completely different.

These courses cater for different abilities from the complete beginner to the more advanced including Front Crawl/Backstroke and Breaststroke/Butterfly stroke clinics. Flip’n’Fun and Aqua Extreme are also on offer.

A certificate of attendance will be awarded to each child on completion of the course. The courses run for half an hour for 5 days and improvements can be dramatic.

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If you have any questions or would like to discuss our Swimming Programme further please complete the form below and we will be in contact as soon as possible.

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