Swimming short courses

Swimming lessons

Next course starts: 29th October (Friday's for 8 weeks)

Prices

  • Members: £68
  • Non-members: £94

This eight-week course is split into four different groups, dependent on swimming experience and ability.

  • Level 1: First group 4.45pm - 5.30pm or 5.30pm - 6.15pm is designed for complete beginners or those with little experience of swimming.
  • Level 2: Second group 6.15pm - 7pm or 7pm - 7.45pm  is designed for complete beginners or those with little experience of swimming.
  • Level 3: Third group -7.45pm- 20.30pm is designed for those who can swim between five and ten metres.

All courses are taught in a positive atmosphere with a focus on how to swim technically well.

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What you will learn

Level 1 swimmers will learn water confidence and basic front crawl swimming techniques. As you progress, your strokes will become more advanced. By the time you leave Level 1, you will be confident in the basic front crawl technique.

Level 2 swimmers will learn more advanced front crawl techniques such as tumble turns and will be able to swim for longer distances. You will also be introduced to Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly techniques.

Who can do the courses?

It is suitable for everyone from absolute beginners to competent swimmers who are looking to improve their technique.

About the tutor

Tutor, Martin Purcell, is a former competitive swimmer with over 10 years’ coaching experience. He has coached people with a wide range of abilities including the University of London Swimming Team.

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