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

Find out more about our swimming lessons.

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:

  • Tuesdays at 12.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 9.30am

Group activity and sing-a-long.

First introduction to underwater submerges including early technique of breathing.

Lessons are on:

  • Tuesdays at 1pm
  • Wednesdays at 10am and 12noon
  • Fridays at 12.30pm

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

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 9.30am and 10am
  • Tuesdays at 2.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 10.30am, 11am and 1pm
  • Fridays at 1pm, 2.30pm, 3pm and 3.30pm
  • Saturdays at 10am and 12noon
  • Sundays at 9am and 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
  • Tuesdays at 4pm
  • Wednesdays at 4pm
  • Thursdays at 4pm
  • Fridays at 4pm
  • Saturdays at 8.30am
  • Sundays at 9.30am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 5pm and 6.30pm
  • Tuesdays at 4pm
  • Wednesdays at 5.30pm and 6pm
  • Thursdays at 5pm
  • Fridays at 5pm and 6.30pm
  • Saturdays at 9am and 10.30am
  • Sundays at 10.30am, 12noon and 1pm

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 4.30pm
  • Tuesdays at 4.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 4.30pm
  • Thursdays at 4.30pm
  • Fridays at 4.30pm
  • Saturdays at 9.30am
  • Sundays at 10am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 5.30pm
  • Tuesdays at 4.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 5pm and 6.30pm
  • Fridays at 5.30pm
  • Sundays at 11.30am

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 4.30pm
  • Fridays at 4.30pm
  • Saturdays at 11.30am
  • Sundays at 8.30am

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 6pm
  • Tuesdays at 5pm
  • Wednesdays at 5.30pm
  • Thursdays at 5.30pm
  • Fridays at 5pm
  • Saturdays at 8am

Improving stroke technique to a good standard.

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

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 4.30pm and 5pm
  • Tuesdays at 5.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 5pm
  • Thursdays at 6pm
  • Fridays at 5.30pm
  • Saturdays at 11am
  • Sundays at 11am

Lessons are on:

  • Tuesdays at 5.30pm
  • Wednesdays at 5pm

Developing challenging sequences, smooth, controlled, full stroke and training for the bronze medallion.

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 5.30pm
  • Tuesdays at 6pm
  • Wednesdays at 7pm
  • Thursdays at 6.30pm
  • Fridays at 6pm

Refining tumble turns, efficient technique taught to four strokes and training for the silver and gold medallions.

Lessons are on:

  • Mondays at 6pm

Beginners

  • Mondays at 6.30pm

Improvers

  • Fridays at 6pm

Learners

  • Mondays at 12noon and 8pm
  • Thursdays at 12.30pm

Improvers

  • Mondays at 7pm

Mixed ability

  • Tuesdays at 8pm

Lessons on Mondays:

  • beginners at 4.30pm
  • improvers at 5.15pm
  • advanced at 6.30pm

Beginners

  • Thursdays at 4.15pm

Improvers

  • Thursdays at 5pm

Advanced

  • Thursdays at 5.45pm

Lessons on Wednesdays at 7.30pm

Concentrating on the fundamentals of triathlon training and stroke development. For ages 16 or above.

Lessons are on:

  • Wednesdays from 8.15pm to 9pm

Lessons on Wednesdays:

  • beginners at 5pm
  • improvers at 6pm

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.