Swimming Lessons in Brighton & Hove

Looking for swimming lessons in Brighton and Hove? We have three pools across the city offering a full programme of swimming lessons. We are also delighted to be able to offer the FIRST LESSON FREE when a block of lessons is booked.

Freedom Leisure operate three swimming pools in Brighton and Hove on behalf of Brighton & Hove City Council, so along with six gyms, you have a whole host of swimming and fitness facilities at your fingertips – all our pools offer lessons for both adults and children in a safe and caring environment. All classes are run by fully qualified teachers and assistants, and follow the Swim England Learn to Swim programme. Full details of the scheme can be found here.

Both ourselves and Brighton & Hove City Council are keen to make the city one of swimmers, because not only is swimming a great way to stay active – whatever, your age or ability, but it can also be a lifesaving skill! Plus, we have lessons to suit everyone, whether you are just starting out with swimming, a non-swimmer, lack confidence in the water or are looking to improve your stroke our teachers can help.

King Alfred Leisure Centre

Swimming lessons at King Alfred | Brighton and Hove

Kingsway | Hove | BN3 2WW

Located on the seafront in Hove, King Alfred has a teaching pool for beginners, a fun lagoon pool with a slide and a lane pool for the more experienced swimmers, so there is a pool suitable for all levels and abilitities.

Freedom Leisure Swim School works in partnership with Swim England and follows the Learn to Swim Pathway. This framework supports learners from their very first splash and aims to develop confidence so that they can master stroke techniques and water skills.

  • Badges, certificates and swimming caps are awarded to recognise progress.
  • Group and Individual lessons are available
  • Intensive Courses run during the school holidays
  • Adult lesson programme available for all abilities.

Prince Regent Swimming Complex

Prince Regent Swimming Complex

Church Street | Brighton | BN1 1YA

Located in the centre of Brighton, Prince Regent Swimming Complex has a full programme of swimming lessons that follows the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway. There are 3 pools at the centre - a 25m main pool and 3 other pools for teaching. Lessons are available for:

  • Pre-school daytime lessons from birth to 4.
  • Parent & Under 5 drop in lessons on a Saturday.
  • Group and Individual lessons are available
  • Intensive Courses run during the school holidays.


St Luke's Swimming Pool

St Luke's Swimming Pool

St Luke's Terrace | Brighton | BN2 9ZE

St Lukes is a 15m swimming pool in a Grade 2 listed Victorian building and it is an ideal small venue for taking your first dip! Our dedicated swimming lessons programme is suitable for all ages. Lessons follow the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway and are run by fully qualified teachers.

More information:

  • Lessons are on Monday - Friday 3.35 - 5.50pm.
  • Ages 5 and up.
  • Classes up to 12 children
  • Levels are stage 1 (beginner) to stage 7.
  • Rookie lifeguard and synchronised swimming courses available.
  • Badges and certificates awarded.


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