Types of swimming lessons we offer
Adult Swimming Lessons Southampton
It’s never too late to learn to swim or improve your skills. From complete beginners to improving stroke technique, our friendly instructors will help you build confidence in the water.
Children's Swimming Lessons Southampton
Swimming is an invaluable life skill that will help keep children safe in and around water. Our instructors are highly qualified and follow the Swim England lesson structure and progression system .which covers all the essential skills and techniques for swimming
Private Swimming Lessons Southampton
Private swimming lessons are an effective way to improve stroke technique, confidence and water safety. If you want to learn to swim or improve your skills at your own pace, our private swimming lessons led by experienced and friendly instructors will help you reach your goals.
Baby Swimming Lessons Southampton
Introduce your baby to the joy of swimming with our parent and baby swimming lessons. These lessons are designed to help your baby develop water confidence and basic movements in a fun and supportive environment.. A parent or carer needs to be in the water for the whole session
What do our swimming classes include?
Partnered with Swim England
The Swim England Learn to Swim Programme is a world-leading syllabus, helping children and adults to learn how to swim.
Using the Home Portal, you'll be able to track your child's progress and move them up to the next stage once they have completed the syllabus of their current stage.
Swim School Journey
The journey doesn't stop once they've learnt to swim, it's just the beginning! Stage 7 and above offers specialised lessons such as Life Saving, Swim Fit and more!
Badges and certificates
After completing a stage, all pupils are given the opportunity to purchase their certificate and badge. Can you collect all the badges?
Invaluable life skill
Learning to swim is an invaluable life skill. Our swimming lessons provide a fun and safe environment for your child to develop their aquatic skills and become confident in and around water.
Our instructors are highly qualified STA and ASA swimming teachers. For a more personal approach, enquire about our private swimming lessons.
50 week programme
Our Swim School runs for 50 weeks per annum with students participating in one 25-30 minute lesson per week. You can choose to pay a monthly direct debit or pay annually and save!
Swim School Calendar
Our Swim School runs all year and breaks during the Christmas holidays only. Use the link below to view our Swim School calendar to find out when lessons start and finish.
We also offer
With the latest Life Fitness equipment and a dedicated free weights area, we're sure you'll have an amazing workout.
Whether you're a Les Mills BODYPUMP™ fan or a true yoga warrior, we're sure we've got a fitness class you'll love.
Our brand new four story Applemore PlayZone features slides, climbing walls, ball canons and more!
Frequently Asked Questions
Enrolling your child into our Swim School is easy. Simply click the 'Join our Swim School' or 'Enquire Now' buttons, fill in the forms in as much detail as you can, submit the form and then a member of our team will be in touch as soon as possible.
Please note: Due to the vast amount of applications, we cannot reply to all enquires. Please be assured once you have submitted an application, a member of our team will be in touch only when a space becomes available for your child. Multiple applications will not speed up this process.
Please feel free to visit us in centre, or call 023 8200 0299 and we will gladly answer any questions you may have.
You can login into the Home Portal. The portal is updated regularly by your child's instructor and once your child has completed the current stage's criteria with consistency, they will then be eligible to move to the next stage. You will then be able to pick the day and time of your next lesson depending on availability.
Simply click the button 'Home Portal' on the swimming lessons page of our website. If you are having problems logging into your account, please visit reception or call us on 023 8200 0299.
To use the Home Portal you will need to be set up with login. Please visit reception or call us on 023 8200 0299 to get set up.
The time it takes to learn how to swim can depend on a number of factors including age and ability. Everyone learns at their own pace so there is no right or wrong answer. With our Swim England Learn to Swim lesson structure and highly qualified instructors, one thing we can guarantee is that our Swim School is one of the best in Southampton.
Here at Applemore Heath & Leisure, we have a range of fantastic membership packages available. Our Swim Direct membership offers amazing value for money, granting you priority bookings for the pool and pool-based fitness classes. Visit our Membership page for more information.
All our swimming lessons take place at Applemore Health & Leisure, Claypits Lane, Dibden, Southampton, SO45 5TN.
Yes, Applemore Health & Leisure has a free carpark for customers using the facilities.
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