swimming lessons

At Tandridge Leisure Centre we aim to provide the best swimming lessons in the area, with well-structured, rewarding, affordable and fun lessons for all ages and abilities. Our swimming lessons run for 50 weeks of the year, and are paid for via a monthly direct debit. (please note our daytime classes, adult and child and pre school classes are termtime only, and are paid termly), and all our instructors are qualified and have undergone an enhanced DBS check. Swim School members (those who pay via direct debit) are entitled to unlimited swimming (subject to programme) at the centre where they have their lessons.

we are really impressed with the progress my daughter has made and her teacher Joe is excellent

Tuesday swimming lesson customer

We have made changes to our previous swim school program to ensure our pool & staff follow safe distance guidelines while ensuring our lessons are still fun for students and a great place in which to learn an important life skill!

All swimming lessons will now follow the following guidelines:

- Instructors will teach from the pool edge, if the instructor's are in the water they will wear a visor

- all pupils must be able to stand in their swiming lesson area, the shallow end is 0.9 metres

- there is a one way system in place within the centre and the changing rooms and on poolside, this must be adhered to at all times.

- pupils must arrive 'beach ready'

- Parent/Guardian's must wear a mask at all times whilst in the centre

Below is a list of our revised swimming lesson days & times at Tandridge Leisure Centre. To book in a lesson or to find out more information please email please complete the enquiry form below.

adult and child - pre-school (termtime only)

 

Our goal is to teach your baby to swim and learn how to be safe around the water, using play and song. Learning to swim at an early age reduces chances of children developing a fear of the water. Please note: a parent/guardian must be in the water at all times.

Autumn term dates:

Start from Monday 6 September - Sunday 19 December ( excluding half term week Monday 25 October - Sunday 31 October)

adult and child 5 months - 18 months

Monday 10am 
Wednesday 10am
Thursday 10am 
Friday 10am

adult and child 18 months - 3 yrs

Monday 10.30am
Tuesday 11am
Wednesday 10.30am
Thursday 10.30am / 11.30am

Friday 10.30am

adult and child 3yrs+

Monday 11am
Thursday 11am 
Friday 11am

pre-school non swimmer (3yrs+)
This class is suitable for children aged 3 years plus who are quite nervous of the water and have no previous swimming experience.

Tuesday 9.30am & 10am
Wednesday 12:30pm, 1pm & 2pm

pre-school beginners (4yrs+) 
This class is suitable for children who are quite confident in the water and have some swimming experience.
Takes place in the shallow end of the fitness pool. Child must be able to stand in shallow end 0.9m.
Wednesday 1.30pm & 2pm
Friday 11.30am (parent required in the water)

 


Non Swimmers

These lesson's takes place in the shallow end of the lagoon pool, with the instructor in the water - keeping to social distancing regulations and wearing a visor. These classes are suitable for children aged from 3.5 years who have no swimming experience.

Tuesday 4pm,4:30pm,5pm,5:30pm

Friday 4pm,4:30pm,5pm,5:30pm,6pm

Saturday 8:30am,9am, 9:30am

 

stage 1 - 5

Stage 1 (4yrs+) 
This class will introduce and improve the three main swimming strokes. Pupils will also learn new water skills such as floating, basic safety awareness, water confidence and swimming underwater. (children must be able to stand in 0.9m.)
Monday 4pm, 4.30pm &  5pm
Tuesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Wednesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Thursday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Friday 4pm, 4.30pm 5pm & 5.30pm
Saturday 8:30am,9am, 9.30am, 10am & 10:30am

Stage 2 (5yrs+) children must be able to stand in the lesson area
For stronger beginners who are able to swim 5 metres front crawl and back crawl.

Monday 4pm, 4.30pm &  5pm
Tuesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Wednesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Thursday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Friday 4pm, 4.30pm 5pm & 5.30pm
Saturday 8:30am,9am, 9.30am, 10am & 10:30am

Stage 3 (5yrs+) 
For pupils who can swim 10 metres on their front and back. Swimmers will improve their strokes and develop their breathing techniques.

Monday 4pm, 4.30pm &  5pm
Tuesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Wednesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Thursday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Friday 4pm, 4.30pm 5pm & 5.30pm
Saturday 9.30am,10am & 10:30am

Stage 4 (5yrs+) 
Introduces a wide range of other skills such as sculling, rotation skills and treading water. Swimmers will be using the main strokes emphasising the importance of good streamlining and breath control.
Monday 4pm, 4.30pm &  5pm
Tuesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Wednesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Thursday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Friday 4pm, 4.30pm 5pm & 5.30pm
Saturday 10am

Stage 5 (6yrs+) 
This class will develop effective swimming skills including co-ordinated breathing and will introduce diving and survival skills.
Monday 4:30pm &  5pm
Tuesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Wednesday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Thursday 4pm, 4.30pm & 5pm
Friday 4pm, 4.30pm 5pm & 5.30pm
Saturday 10:30am

Special needs swimming lessons (5yrs+) 
Specialist swimming lessons for those with a disability or learning difficulty. Lessons are 20min and are taught on a one to three basis.
Sunday from 8am (please use enquiry form below so that we can allocate pupils a swimming slot)


bronze, silver, gold challenge - NPLQ

Challenge bronze (6yrs+)
This class is suitable for children who are capable of swimming at least 25 metres. Pupils will improve their stamina and stroke technique.Pupils will work on the four swimming strokes and improve their breathing techniques.
Monday 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Tuesday 5.30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Friday 6pm - 7pm

Saturday 11-12pm

Silver challenge
This one hour session is for children who are able to swim at least 400 metres competently. Pupils will progress their stamina whilst maintaining their stroke techniques. Pupils will develop a higher level of water skills, including tumble turns.

Monday 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Tuesday 5.30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Friday 6pm - 7pm

Saturday 11-12pm

Gold challenge
This is one hour swimming session is suitable for competent swimmers who have achieved their silver challenge award and can swim at least 800 metres.

Monday 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Friday 6-7pm

Saturday 11-12pm

Teen fitness sessions (13yrs+)
These classes are designed for those swimmers who want to continue with their swimming to maintain their stamina and swimming technique.

Tuesday 5.30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday 5.30pm - 6.30pm

 

 

Survive & save (10yrs+)
Classes are for those who want to further their knowledge of lifesaving. Bronze/Silver is for those who are starting in lifesaving , and then progress to Silver/Gold. The awards teach lifesaving rescue, self-rescue, survival, lifesaving sport skills and also develop swimming ability and fitness. These classes are taught dryside and wet side.

Bronze Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm

Silver/Gold Tuesdays 7:30-8:30pm

 


adult lessons

Our adult lessons are designed for pupils aged 16 years and over. If you have never swum before and would like to learn how to swim, or would like to brush up on your strokes, we have a class for you. All classes are taught by qualified instructors who recognise individual needs and will work on them through gentle practise.

Wednesday

adult beginner 7:30-8pm

adult improver 8-8:30pm

 

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