Aquatic Development Centre

The Medway Sport Aquatic Development Programme is designed for swimmers at swim stages 7 and above.

It aims to give young people a range of aquatic opportunities, maintain fitness and develop new and existing skills.

The programme currently includes:

  • rookie lifeguard (8+ year olds must be confident in deep water)
  • swim coaching (for advanced swimmers stages 8 and over).

Aquatic development stages

Junior beginners

For children in school years 3 to 6 and ages 7 and up.

This session is for beginners with no previous lesson experience.

Teenage beginners

For young people in school year 7 and above and ages 11 and up.

This session is for beginners with no previous lesson experiences.

Once complete, you can move onto teen improvers.

Adult beginners

Adults can learn to swim in a safe, supported and encouraging environment.

Once complete, you can move onto adult improvers.

You can find out more and book through the relevant centre or by emailing