All of Medway’s swimming pools offer swimming lessons that are available for different ages and abilities.

Find out more about our swimming lessons.

Please note: swimming lessons will not run during school holidays. Crash courses will continue to run as normal.

2019 lesson timetable

Bonding adult and child in the water, learning together through play to build confidence in the water.

A great social gathering, lots of fun and useful knowledge to be gained.

Note: Waterproof nappies should be worn.

Enquire: leisure@medway.gov.uk

Group activity and sing-a-long.

First introduction to underwater submerges including early technique of breathing.

Lessons are on:

  • Wednesday: 10.30am
  • Friday: 10.30am

Childs first independent lesson, safety skills introduced and flotation learnt.

Lessons are on:

  • Wednesday: 11am
  • Thursday: 11.30am
  • Friday: 11am and 11.30am
  • Saturday: 8.30am
  • Sunday: 8.30am

Improver

  • Friday: 12noon

Advanced

  • Friday: 12.30pm

Pupils learn safety aspects of the pool and water confidence.

They go on to achieve independent movement in the water to a distance of five metres on their front and back.

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 4pm
  • Thursdays at 4pm
  • Fridays at 4pm
  • Saturdays at 9am
  • Sundays at 8am and 9am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 4.30pm
  • Thursdays at 4.30pm
  • Fridays at 4.30pm
  • Saturdays at 9.30am
  • Sundays at 9.30am

Introducing skills, dolphin leg action and improving the body position, moving up to a distance of 10 metres on their front and back.

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 5pm
  • Thursdays at 5pm
  • Fridays at 5pm
  • Saturdays at 10am
  • Sundays at 10am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 5.30pm
  • Thursdays at 5.30pm
  • Fridays at 5.30pm
  • Saturdays at 10.30am
  • Sundays at 9am

Introducing stroke technique to a recognisable level, survival skills and visits to the deep end of the pool.

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 6pm
  • Wednesdays at 6pm
  • Thursdays at 6pm
  • Fridays at 6pm
  • Sundays at 9.30am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 6.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 6.30pm
  • Thursdays at 6.30pm
  • Fridays at 6.30pm
  • Sundays at 10am

Improving stroke technique to a good standard.

Pupils gain personal survival awards and improve stamina. Introducing tumble turns.

With the opportunity to work towards bronze, silver and gold medallion.

Lessons are on:

  • Sundays at 10.30am

Lessons are on:

  • Wednesdays at 7pm to 8pm

Beginners

  • Mondays at 4pm

Advanced

  • Mondays at 5pm

Beginners

  • Wednesdays at 9pm to 9.45pm
  • Thursdays at 12 midday

Advanced/fitness

  • Wednesdays at 8pm to 9pm

Booking swimming lessons

Weekly lessons run in school term time and must be booked and paid for in advance.

If a swimming lesson is full, you will join the waiting list. 

For details and course availability email medwaysport@medway.gov.uk or phone 01634 336 655. 

Find out more about our swimming lessons.