Pre-School Swimming Lessons

Have fun, enjoy the water and develop water confidence in a fun group environment whilst building the basic skills for independent swimming. All floats and swimming aids are provided.

PAY AS YOU GO

(Maximum 2 children to 1 adult)

Adult & Baby

First steps of taking your baby in the pool. Focuses on confidence building activities for baby and carer, in a small group.

Available at: Littledown, Mountbatten, Pelhams

Adult & Under 5s

Learn through water play in sessions designed for you and your children to experience the pool environment with toys and group activities.

Available at: Littledown, Pelhams

For more details on our pay-as-you-go sessions, please view our swim timetable.

COURSES

For children under 3 years

These courses require a parent or carer in the water.

Adult & Baby (3-12 months)

Structured courses to develop water confidence for parent and baby through progressive practices. Covers early skills through songs and movement.

Available at: Mountbatten, Pelhams, Pyramids

Adult & Baby (3-15 months)

Structured courses to develop water confidence for parent and baby through progressive practices. Covers early skills through songs and movement.

Available at: Littledown

Adult & Toddler (1-2 years)

Structured course to increase water confidence and develop water awareness through play.

Available at: Mountbatten, Pelhams, Pyramids

Adult & Toddler (15 months-2 years)

Structured course to increase water confidence and develop water awareness through play.

Available at: Littledown

Adult & Child (2-3½ years)

Structured course to develop independent swimming skills though play, songs and movement.

Available at: Corfe Mullen, Littledown, Mountbatten, Pelhams, Pyramids

Pre-school 1 with adult (2¾-3½ years)

For children who have achieved Discovery Duckling 4.

Courses include a parent/carer accompanying the child in the water. When they reach 3 years of age, children can move to Pre-School 1 or 2 without an accompanying adult.

Available at: Corfe Mullen, Littledown, Mountbatten, Pelhams, Pyramids

For children over 3 years

These courses are run without a parent or carer in the water.

Pre-School 1

All children start in Pre-School 1, swimming teachers will move swimmers through the Duckling Awards as they progress.

Available at: Corfe Mullen, Littledown, Mountbatten, Pelhams, Pyramids

Pre-School 2

For children who have completed Pre-School 1.

Available at: Corfe Mullen, Littledown, Mountbatten, Pelhams, Pyramids

Nappy policy

If your child or baby is not toilet trained, they must wear a swim nappy under their swimming costume or trunks.

Get in touch

Contact us for availability, details and booking.