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    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 

    Children must be 4 years old to join our lesson scheme (or turn 4 during the lesson term). Please see our 'Early Years group lessons if your child is not yet 4 years of age.

    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. Children who have never had any lessons or cannot swim will be automatically added to beginners class (Starfish).  

    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: Spring Term 2020

    Date(s) Event
    Monday 6th January 2020 Lessons commence
    Monday 6th January - Friday 10th January 2020 Viewing by parents permitted

    Tuesday 21st January 2020

    No Lessons due to Prep School Gala

    Monday 17th February - Friday 21st February 2020 No Lessons - Half Term School Holiday
    Monday 9th March 2020 Reports and enrolment for all lessons Summer term 2020 begins 8.00 am  (payment required at time of booking)

    Monday 9th March, Friday 13th March & Tuesday        24th March 2020

    Viewing by parents permitted


    Summer Intensive Lessons - Summer 2020

    These 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 27th July 2020 - Friday 31st July 2020 
    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 10th August 2019 - Friday 14th August 2020
    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 17th August 2020 - Friday 21st August 2020
    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. 


    Book Children's Swimming Lessons

    To enquire about group 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.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Find answers to some of our parents' most popular questions about children's swimming lessons.

    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.

    Contact Us

    Pool Reception

    01480 862276