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.

Lessons are on:

  • Wednesdays at 9.10am
  • Fridays at 11.30am

Group activity and sing-along.

First introduction to underwater submerges, including early technique of breathing.

Lessons are on:

  • Wednesday: 9.40am and 10.10am
  • Fridays at 12noon and 12.30pm

A child's first independent lesson, safety skills introduced and flotation learnt.

Lessons are on:

  • Tuesdays at 3.30pm and 4pm
  • Wednesday at 10.45am and 11.15am
  • Fridays at 10.20am and 10.50am
  • Saturdays at 8.30am
  • Sundays at 8.30am

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 and 6.30pm
  • Tuesdays at 4.30pm and 6pm
  • Wednesdays at 4pm
  • Thursdays at 4pm and 6.30pm
  • Fridays at 4.30pm and 6.30pm
  • Saturdays at 9am and 12.30pm
  • Sundays at 9am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 4.30pm and 6pm
  • Tuesdays at 5pm
  • Wednesdays at 4.30pm and 6.30pm
  • Thursdays at 4.30pm
  • Fridays at 5pm and 6pm
  • Saturdays at 9.30am, 11.30am and 12noon
  • 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 and 5.30pm
  • Tuesdays at 5.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 5pm and 6pm
  • Thursdays at 5pm
  • Fridays at 5.30pm
  • Saturdays at 10am and 11.30am
  • Sundays at 9.30am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 5pm
  • Wednesdays at 5.30pm
  • Thursdays at 5.30pm
  • Fridays at 5pm and 6pm
  • Saturdays at 10.30am and 11am
  • Sundays at 10.30am

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

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 4.30pm
  • Tuesdays at 4.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 5pm and 6pm
  • Thursdays at 6pm
  • Fridays at 4.30pm and 6.30pm
  • Saturdays at 10.30am and 11am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 4pm
  • Tuesdays at 5pm
  • Wednesdays at 4.30pm and 6.30pm
  • Thursdays at 5.30pm and 6.30pm
  • Fridays at 4pm
  • Saturdays at 10am

Improving stroke technique to a good standard and introducing tumble turns.

Pupils gain personal survival awards and improve stamina, with the opportunity to work towards bronze, silver and gold medallions.

Lessons are on:

  • Tuesdays at 5.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 4pm
  • Thursdays at 5pm
  • Saturdays at 9.30am

Lessons are on:

  • Tuesdays at 6pm

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 4.30pm
  • Thursdays at 4pm to 5pm
  • Saturdays at 9am to 9.30am

Lessons are on:

  • Tuesdays at 6.30pm

Lessons are on:

  • Fridays at 7pm

Lessons are on:

  • Tuesdays at 2.45pm to 3.30pm and 9pm to 9.45pm

Disability fun swim

  • 5.30pm to 6.30pm - Hydrotherapy Pool

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