Kimbolton Swimming Academy Lessons
'Swimming is the only sport which can save your child's life' - Swim England
Drowning remains one of the most common causes of accidental death in children, so being able to swim is one of life's essential skills. Learning to swim is a life skill open to people of all ages: once learnt it is not forgotten.
Why Choose Us?
All our teachers are experienced qualified ASA Instructors.
We offer a lesson scheme based on the school term.
Payment is by term - we do not do monthly payment by direct debit.
There is no additional charge for certificates or testing your child's ability.
We offer free ability tests for children wishing to join the scheme.
Children's Junior Lessons
Kimbolton Swimming Academy offers a safe, friendly and fun environment in which to learn to swim. Our children's Early Years' group lessons and Junior group lessons have a low ratio of swimmers per class and are taught by ASA Level 2 qualified teachers. The teacher usually remains in the water for low ability groups, while all lessons are supervised by qualified RLSS lifeguards or teachers holding a life saving qualification. Children taking part in our lesson scheme are awarded certificates as they progress through the class levels.
Parents are only allowed to view the first and final lesson to enable the children to concentrate better (see Term Dates below).
You are welcome to visit the pool with your children during our public swimming sessions and the staff on duty can answer any concerns/questions about our lesson scheme.
The Swimming Pool operates a waiting list for classes that are fully subscribed. Children must be 4 years of age to join our classes. Please click here to complete form.
For children over 4 years of age joining our scheme we offer a 'Free' water test to access their ability. We recommend the test to children wishing to join our lessons from another school/pool.
Our lessons are spread into three courses mirroring school term times: Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Your child can join a lesson at any point throughout the term. If your child joins us part way through the term you will pay for the remaining weeks of the term. Should our lessons be full, we operate a waiting list and can keep you informed as to when bookings re-open. To be added to our waiting list please either call or pop into the Pool office, or fill in out enquiry form here.
Term Dates: Summer Term 2019
|Monday 9th September 2019||Lessons commence|
|Monday 9th September - Saturday 14th September 2019||Veiwing by parents permitted|
Monday 21st October - Saturday 26st October 2019
Tuesday 29 th October 2019
Friday 1st November 2019
No lessons Half Term Holiday
No lessons due to Prep School Gala
No Lessons due to Kimbolton Fireworks display
|Monday 25th November 2019||Reports and enrolment for all lessons Spring term 2019 begins 8.00 am (payment required at time of booking)|
Monday 25th November, Saturday 30th November Tuesday 3rd December & Friday 6th December 2019
|Viewing by parents permitted|
Summer Intensive Lessons - Summer 2019
We are now taking bookings for our Summer Programme - places are selling fast!
These are short intensive courses are designed for children who need to build up their water confidence, improve their swimming technique and work on their water skills.
Week One: Monday 29th July 2019 - Friday 2nd August 2019
|Starfish - 9:00-9:30 am||Jellyfish - 9:00-9:30 am|
|Starfish - 9:30-10:00 am||Turtles- 9:30-10:00 am|
|Jellyfish - 10:00 - 10:30 am||Sea Otters- 10:00-10:30 am|
|Turtles - 10:30-11:00 am||Starfish - 10.30-11.00am|
Week Two: Monday 5th August 2019 - Friday 9th August 2019
|Starfish - 9:00-9:30 am -||Jellyfish - 9:00-9:30 am|
|Starfish - 9:30-10:00 am -||Turtles - 9:30-10:00 am -|
|Jellyfish - 10:00 - 10:30 am -||Sea Otters - 10:00-10:30 am|
|Turtles - 10:30-11:00 am||Starfish - 10.30-11.00am -|
Week Three: Monday 12th August 2019 - Friday 16th August 2019
|Starfish - 9:00-9:30 am||Jellyfish - 9:00-9:30 am|
|Starfish - 9:30-10:00 am||Starfish - 9:30-10:00 am|
|Jellyfish - 10:00 - 10:30 am||Sea Otters - 10:00-10:30 am|
|Turtles - 10:30-11:00 am||Sea Otters - 10.30-11.00am|
Everyday 9.00 - 11.00 am (lessons last 30 minutes).
Crash course lessons cost £45.00 per child, per week. Pupil Class number/ratio's are small in order for children to gain more time/instruction from their teachers.
Only limited places are available! Please contact the pool for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to some of our parents' most popular questions about children's swimming lessons.
Book Children's Swimming Lessons
To enquire about group or one-to-one swimming lessons for your child(ren) please fill in our Children's lesson enquiry form.
For further information about our holiday courses, please call 01480 862276 or email us for further information.
Adult Swimming Lessons
We are able to offer Adult lessons as One-2-One instruction. Whether you are a complete beginner or a swimming wanting to learn a new stroke or Triathlete wanting to improve your Front crawl technique. To enquire about adult lessons, please contact us via the email/telephone numbers below.