Swimming holiday crash courses

Our swimming crash courses are a perfect way to introduce swimming with a week of daily lessons to increase intensity and learning capacity or to top up on stamina, skills and water confidence.

About our swimming lessons

All Medway’s swimming pools offer crash course swimming lessons as part of the Medway Sport Swim Academy Programme. The lessons are for different ages and abilities, including:

  • pre-school 3 to 4 years: ducklings
  • school age beginners: stages 1 and 2
  • school age improver: stage 3.

We also offer aquatic development crash courses across sites during the holidays.

Our swimming lessons are given by fully qualified instructors who will guide pupils through the Swim England Learn to Swim programme. Due to the nature of this course the teachers may vary but are all qualified and committed to delivering this programme.

2024 courses

Medway Park

Week 1: Tuesday 2 April to Friday 5 April

  • 9am - PreSchool
  • 9.30am - Stage 1.

Week 2: Monday 8 April to Friday 12 April

  • 9am - Stage 2
  • 9.30am - Stage 3.

Strood Sports Centre

Week 2: Monday 8 April to Friday 12 April

  • 8.30am - PreSchool
  • 9am - Stage 1
  • 9.30am - Stage 2.

Course costs

A 5-day crash course of 30 minutes per day costs £42.50 for all 5 sessions.

A 4-day crash course of 30 minutes per day costs £34 for all 4 sessions. 

Book a course

To book a course, contact or visit your preferred centre reception or for further information email swimlesson@medway.gov.uk.