Children's swimming lessons

Learning to swim is a key life skill for any child. Swimming lessons teach them independence and allow them to get active while enjoying themselves.

It's never been easier to join our award-winning lessons. From children as young as three months old to adults of all ages, everyone can benefit from developing their skills and confidence in the water. Join online today and see where your journey can take you.

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Children can learn to swim at all five of our pools across the district. Lessons are taught by our friendly and fully qualified instructors and we follow the Swim England learn-to-swim framework.

Lessons run all-year-round (school holidays included but not over Christmas and New Year), seven days a week at various times during the day.

You can pay by monthly direct debit and the price includes a 50% discount on a general swim at any of our pools.

Prices for swimming lessons

Monthly direct debit - spread the cost over 12 months

Learn to swim - 30 minute lesson £28 per month
Learn to swim - one hour lesson £37 per month

Prices for private swimming lessons

30 minute lessons:
One learner £27
Two learners £34.50

One hour lessons:
One learner £40
Two learners £48.75

General swimming information

If you would like to join our swimming lessons waiting list please complete the form below and a member of the Brimhams Active team will be in touch when we have availability.

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Disability swimming lessons

Our weekly 'star scheme' swimming lessons run at the Starbeck Baths for children with special educational needs, disabilities or if they find mainstream provision too challenging.

Red Stars (helpers in the water) - children gain water confidence and familiarisation with the environment

Orange Stars (helpers in the water) - children begin to learn a variety of water skills and the four swimming strokes are introduced

Yellow Stars - children gain deep water confidence and work on their stroke technique

Green Stars - children focus on stroke development, technique and water safety

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Become a lifeguard

Lifeguards benefit from varied working hours, which can easily fit around other commitments, the experience of working within a team, and the opportunity to progress within the leisure industry - most leisure managers start as pool lifeguards.

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