Learn to Swim Open Morning - FREE taster lesson

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Thu 6 Feb 2020

Derby Active Learn to Swim is offering the opportunity for children to come and try out our swim lessons for free this February School holidays. 

Have you ever thought you would like to find out more about swimming lessons, or give your child a chance to try before committing to a block of lessons? 

Well come and try a Learn to Swim lesson with our qualified Swim Teachers on Friday 21 February at Queen's Leisure Centre. 

The session will involve:

  • an introduction to our Learn to Swim scheme
  • meeting the Swim Teachers
  • and your child taking part in a swim lesson for FREE. 

Join us at Queen's Leisure Centre on Friday 21 February, from 9am. 

Sessions are approximately 30 minutes and will be split into the following swimming ability levels.  

Every child taking part in a class will also receive a family swim pass. 

9am Stage 1-2 
  • This class is for beginners to water and swimming and will take place in our Teaching Pool with a maximum depth of 90cm.
  • Be comfortable having water on their face and head
  • Comfortable in water moving around with no adult in the water with them 
9.30am Stage 3-4
  • This class is for more confident younger swimmers with some skills already and will take place in our Teaching Pool with a maximum depth of 90cm.
  • Be comfortable submerging in the water with face and head under the water
  • Confident moving around in water forwards, backwards and sideways at least 5 meters
10.30am Stage 5-6
  • This class is for swimmers who have completed the early stage of swimming and are comfortable in deeper water. This session will take place in our Gala Pool with a depth of 1 metre to 2.5 metres
  • Be confident lying on their back in the water
  • Be able to swim at least 10 meters on their front and back in deeper water
  • Jump into the pool with confidence
11am  Stage 7+
  • This class is for confident and competent swimmers who are comfortable swimming for longer periods. This session will take place in our Gala Pool with a depth of 1 metre to 2.5 metres
  • Be able to swim on their front and back for at least 25 metres without tiring
  • Be able to confidently swim: Front Crawl, Backstroke, Butterfly & Breaststroke

Booking is highly recommended as spaces are subject to availability.

Terms and conditions

  • Not available to existing Learn to swim customers.
  • Limited space available, first come first served.
  • Voucher received following completion of lesson.
  • Management reserve the right to refuse entry due to capacity or reasonable means.
  • No assessments for badges will be given as part of the taster lesson.
  • 1 taster session per person, attendance at the taster session does not entitle the customer to a guaranteed space on the Learn to Swim programme.

For more information on Learn to Swim please see our web page or ask at reception.