Children's Swimming Lessons
Our team of highly qualified and passionate swim instructors provide swimming lessons for children with no lower or upper age limit. Lessons are relaxed and fun, but also structured with set targets and milestones for each individual child to aim for. Click Enquire Now to register your interest.
Track your child's progress through our swimming lesson Home Portal
You can now keep up to date with your child’s progress on our Swim England Learn to Swim programme using our online Home Portal.
Once registered, accessing the Home Portal allows you to:
- View the outcomes for each stage of the Swim England Framework
- Track your/your child’s progress at each stage
- Get notifications of awards achieved
- Move to the next class/stage when appropriate
Swimming Lessons Littlehampton
Swimming lessons for babies and children
We offer swimming lessons for small children up to 5 years of age. Discovery Ducklings Stages 1-4 (0-24 months) and Ducklings Stages 1-4 (2-5 years).
Children's swimming lessons
Our Learn to Swim Framework Stages 1-7 delivers fundamental movement skills in the water and develops all four swimming strokes.
Adult swimming lessons
Our adult swimming lessons are perfect for adults who want to learn to swim or improve technique.
Junior and Adult Swim Squad is designed to improve stroke technique, stamina and enjoyment of swimming.
Pre School swimming lessons
Start your little one's water journey and develop their confidence in the pool through these fun, unstructured play drop in sessions.
We Follow Swim England's Learn To Swim Pathway
We work in partnership with Swim England to deliver a high quality Learn to Swim Programme for all ages and abilities.
All our instructors are experienced and fully trained to deliver the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme and are fully DBS checked.
About Swim England's Pathway
Frequently Asked Questions
You can enrol your baby from birth.
No, public swimming is included in your swimming lessons.
The direct debit will come out on or around the 1st of the month and unfortunately we cannot change the date.
We do not charge you for Bank Holiday lessons.
Our Pre school, Adult & Baby and Adult & Toddler lessons run for 42 weeks of the year, except during Easter holidays, Summer holidays or Christmas holidays.
Stages 1 to 7 run for 50 weeks of the year, except during the Christmas holidays.
Swimming provides a low-impact, full-body workout that engages multiple muscle groups. The water's resistance helps burn calories efficiently, while the buoyancy reduces stress on joints. Consistent swimming sessions improve cardiovascular fitness, increase metabolism and contribute to overall weight loss.
Our Swim Only membership gives you unlimited access to the pools at Littlehampton Wave and our sister Freedom Leisure site Arun Leisure Centre.
We also offer Unlimited membership, granting you full access to the gyms and fitness classes across 3 Freedom Leisure sites, along with unlimited swimming.
Other membership packages include Junior membership and Joint membership. Visit out Membership page for further information.
Free parking is available at Littlehampton Wave. Upon arrival, please enter your car registration details on one of our tablets. This allows you to park at the centre for up to 5 hours for free when visiting the pool or using the other facilities.
There is a café on site selling a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks.
Click on REGISTER NOW. This will take you to the following steps:
- Step 1 - enter your child’s membership card number, then continue.
- Step 2 - answer security questions - your child’s date of birth, then answer one of the following: member email address and member post code, then continue.
- Step 3 - link additional members? (i.e. siblings) allows you to add another child, once entered proceed to finish.
- Step 4 - please enter login details to finalise process i.e. email address, set up a password, confirm password. Tick box to confirm you have read and accepted the terms and conditions. Then confirm.
If when registering it doesn’t recognise your email address, please check with reception and they will update your child’s contact information.
All our swimming lessons take place at Littlehampton Wave, Sea Road, Littlehampton, BN16 2NA. You can also enrol in swim classes at our Freedom Leisure sister centre Arun Leisure Centre.