• Learn To Swim in Northumberland

    Learn to swim

    Our swimming lessons will give your child all the confidence they need in the water.

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Why swim with us?

  • We follow the trusted Swim England pathway

  • Receive FREE 'Swim for All' sessions

  • Access our online portal to track your child's progress

  • Free stages badges and certificates

  • Fully qualified and friendly instructors

  • Choice of 9 locations across Northumberland

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What happens at each stage

  • DucklingsBabyAndToddlerPoolSessionNorthumberland

    Discovery Ducklings

    • For children aged 0-3 years
    • Introduce your child to swimming
    • Build their confidence from the word go
    • Parent & Child sessions
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    • For children aged 3-4 years
    • Develop independence in the water
    • The core skills needed to develop the four strokes
    • Preparation for Stage 1 lessons
  • Stage1learntoswim

    Stages 1-3

    • Get in and out of the pool safely
    • Float in the water in different positions
    • Push and glide on your front and back
    • Travel up to 10metres using different techniques
  • Stage6learntoswim

    Stages 4-6

    • Push and glide to the pool floor and surface dive
    • Progress through the stages of all swim strokes
    • Tread water and jump into deep water
    • Swim up to 25 metres using all four strokes
  • Stage7learntoswim

    Stages 7-8

    • Perform a sitting and standing dive
    • Develop stroke technique and consistency
    • Swim up to 400m and perform turns
    • Tread water for 30 secs & other water safety skills
  • Rookie Lifeguard LTS

    Rookie Lifeguard

    • Fun, varied lifesaving/rescue activities
    • Focusses on water safety
    • Covers stages 1-3 of the scheme
    • Progresses to performing impressive lifesaving tows

'My son came out the pool so happy and said he ‘loved’ his lesson'

Laura, Ponteland customer

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Our locations

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Our prices

'Swim for All' sessions and stage badges and certificates are free as part of our great value lessons.

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