Choose Swim Lessons

We are pleased to be welcoming new swimmers to Choose Swim Lessons.  With more people enjoying the outdoors and open water than ever, making sure you or your children have the skills to stay safe around the water is essential.

Learn to Swim with Doncaster's largest Swimming Lessons provider

We have designed our swimming journey with Swim England’s support to ensure that whatever your starting point is, you or your child will grow in confidence and skill in and around water.

Learning to swim is a key skill, helping you and your family to stay safe and enjoy the water. Our goal is to ensure you or your children are safe in and around water at home and abroad.

Our lesson are £24.00 per month via direct debit and our lesson programme runs for 50 weeks of the year with just a 2 week break at Christmas. 

We currently provide:

  • Babies, Toddlers & Pre-School lessons
  • Primary school age lessons (from 4yrs - 11yrs)

 

Find out more or send us a message below to check availability.

Baby & Toddler Lessons

Pre School

Discovery Ducklings - £25.50 per month

Babies aged between 0-2 Years

  • A parent in the water with their child
  • The instructor is in the water with the children
  • Discovery Ducklings includes 4 Awards - see criteria below
  • Maximum of 6 children per class.
  • Children can access free swimming across DCLT (excluding Big Splash)
  • We would advice you to check with your health visitor for advice before you start the swimming journey.

Discovery Ducklings Awards Criteria

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Swimming

Ducklings - £25.50 per month

Children aged 3-4 Years

Duckling Awards are the next step on from the Discovery Duckling Awards.

  • The instructor is in the water with the children
  • Ducklings includes 4 Awards - see criteria below
  • Maximum of 6 children per class.
  • Children can access free swimming across DCLT (excluding Big Splash)

Ducklings Award Criteria

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Learn to Swim Lessons - Age 5+

Kid learning to swim

Learn to Swim Stages 1-3

Children 5+

£25.50 per month

  • We follow Swim England Learn to Swim Scheme.
  • Each stage has its own criteria and outcomes for your child to work towards.
  • Children are continually assessed in their lessons and as parents have access to a home portal in order to track your child's progress.
  • Children can access free swimming across DCLT (excluding Big Splash)
  • When booking your child into these stages, we would ask you to ensure your child can confidently complete the criteria of the previous stage you are wishing to book - See criteria below
  • Your child will be assessed on their first lesson and if we feel they cannot confidently complete the previous stage criteria, we would need to move your child to the correct stage, we would endeavour to find a suitable class, however we would not be able to guarantee availability in the required stage. 

Learn To Swim Stages 1 -3 Awards Criteria

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Swimming

Learn to Swim Stages 4 - 7

£25.50 per month

  • We follow Swim England Learn to Swim Scheme.
  • Each stage has its own criteria and outcomes for your child to work towards.
  • Children are continually assessed in their lessons and as parents have access to a home portal in order to track your child's progress.
  • Children can access free swimming across DCLT (excluding Big Splash)
  • When booking your child into these stages, we would ask you to ensure your child can confidently complete the criteria of the previous stage you are wishing to book - See criteria below
  • Your child will be assessed on their first lesson and if we feel they cannot confidently complete the previous stage criteria, we would need to move your child to the correct stage, we would endeavour to find a suitable class, however we would not be able to guarantee availability in the required stage. 

Learn to Swim Stages 4-7 Awards Criteria

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Post Stage 7 Challenge Awards

The Dome kids swimming

Bronze Challenge Awards

Post Stage 7 Awards

£25.50 per month by Direct Debit

  • Each Challenge Award has its own criteria and outcomes for your child to work towards.
  • Children are continually assessed in their lessons and as parents have access to a home portal in order to track your child's progress.
  • Children can access free swimming across DCLT (excluding Big Splash)
  • When booking your child into these challenge awards, they need to have already completed the learn to swim program up to stage 7. 
  • Your child will be assessed on their first lesson and if we feel they cannot confidently complete the previous stage criteria, we would need to move your child to the correct stage, we would endeavour to find a suitable class, however we would not be able to guarantee availability in the required stage. 

Local Swimming Clubs

Want to swim more and perhaps look at competitive swimming?

All our swim schools lookout for talented individuals and those who have the potential to become the next Adam Peaty!

Find out more about your local swimming club and show them what you have got.

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FAQS

Swim Lessons FAQs

For your child's first lesson, turn up ten minutes early and speak to a member of staff, who will be able to direct you.

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They will need a pound coin, or token, for a locker, suitable swimming attire and a towel. Goggles can be worn and if you don't have these, they can be purchased from us. You may also want to bring shampoo and shower gel for after the lesson.

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 You will receive a link via an e-mail directing you to the Home Portal. This will give you your options for the next stage. Once you have selected your option your child will move to this new session automatically.

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You will receive an e-mail once your child has been awarded a certificate this email will contain a link directing you to the website to purchase a badge and a certificate, this will then arrive to you in the post

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If you have not already done so at the point of joining lessons, you can inform us of your child's medical condition , please inform the teacher on your first visit.. This will assist our teachers when delivering lessons and this information will remain confidential.

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Please let us know if your child is ill and they will not be attending their lesson.
If they have had diarrhoea or sickness in the 24 hours prior to their lesson they MUST not attend their lesson. They may still be able to pass on this illness to others during this period. 
If your child is ill for a short period, i.e. four weeks, you can continue to pay for their lessons and retain their space or cancel and join again once they have recovered. Please note refunds will not be given for lessons you are unable to attend.

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Yes, the monthly subscription paid for lessons covers fifty weeks of the year allowing for two weeks when there are no lessons.

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Your child will be able to access swim 4 all sessions free of charge across the DCLT sites as part of choose swim membership. 

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You will need to book via the DCLT website, using your child's DCLT account. Your username will be the email address your used when sign your child onto swimming lessons.  You will then need to request a forgotten password to setup the account. 

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