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Swim School

We're recruiting Swim Teachers
have you got what it takes?

Learn to swim with us

Whether you're looking to take the first plunge, build water confidence or improve technique, our Swim School team can help.

We offer a wide range of swimming lessons throughout the day across our 6 leisure centres, from children aged 6 months to adults, including specific sessions for children with disabilities or additional needs, as well as beginner lessons for older children age 8+.

Why join Swim School?

All ages and abilities

Fun lessons for 52* weeks of the year. *Customers will receive a reduction for any closure periods. 

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Qualified Swim Teachers
(Swim England Level 2 or equivalent)

Lifeguarded sessions | All instructors are DBS checked | Learn from the best teachers!

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FREE public swimming

Practise between lessons at any of our pools for FREE

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Continuous progression

Get awards and badges as you move through the stages

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Peace of mind

All our lessons are lifeguarded

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Quality lessons

Our programme follows Swim England’s Learn to Swim framework

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Track your progress

Get FREE access to the Active Nottingham Portal to see how you or your child is doing

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No big upfront costs

Easy monthly Direct Debit payment option

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Image description: Baby is sat on the edge of the pool and dad is holding him. The baby is trying to hold a blue watering can that the swimming instructor is also holding.

Aqua Babies and Pre-School

These classes develop early-years water confidence and movement in the water through fun and games. Any pre-schoolers enrolled after 21 June 2021 must be accompanied in the water by a parent/carer/adult at all times.

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Image description: a group of children are in the swimming pool looking up and smiling. Two children are wearing red swimming hats and two children are wearing orange swimming hats. They're also holding pool noodles.

Stages 1-8 for children age 5+

These classes are for children from beginner level to advanced.

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Junior lessons


£25.49 per month
Direct Debit

Time to learn

All junior group lessons last for 30 minutes (including 5 minutes registration) with the exception of stage 8 competitive swimming, challenge classes and rookie classes which are 45 minutes (including 5 minutes registration).

Check availability at your nearest pool today.

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Adult lessons


£27.69 per month
Direct Debit

Learning for life...

We offer a range of adult lessons designed for varying abilities   Whether you’re a complete beginner lacking water confidence or a competent swimmer wanting to improve your technique, our lessons can help.

Check availability at your nearest pool today.

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An image of a baby and mum. Baby has a pink multicoloured swim suit on and has their arm stretched out reaching for the watering can. Mum, is wearing a black swim suit and is pouring water from a watering can in front of the baby.
Swim Teacher Denise, teaching a Pre-school class in the swimming pool
Image description: image shows two children in the water (waist deep). One child is wearing a blue and yellow swim suit and white Pre-School swimming hat and is holding a yellow star in their hand. The other child has their back to the camera and is wearing a black swim suit and white Pre-School swimming hat.
Image description: a group of children are in the swimming pool looking up and smiling. Two children are wearing red swimming hats and two children are wearing orange swimming hats. They're also holding pool noodles.