Swimming Lessons & Courses

Holiday Swim School (Juniors)

5 days of intensive swimming lessons for stages 1-7+. Lessons last 25 minutes - your child's time of attendance will depend on their swim stage and will be confirmed prior to the course start date. If you are interested in lessons for ducklings please contact swimschool@millfieldschool.com

There are six places per class, so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

Our next course is running in Autumn Half-Term:
Dates: Monday 26th - Friday 30th October
Location: Millfield Swimming Pool, Street
Price: £32

The health and safety of guests and our staff is always top priority which is why we've introduced additional hygiene and safety measures to our holiday courses. Please ensure you read these measures prior to booking. Click here to see the measures we have introduced.

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Holiday Swim School (Juniors)

Swim School (Juniors)

Weekly swimming lessons for ducklings and stages 1-7+ during term-time

Children will gain confidence in the water and progress their swimming skills in weekly lessons centred around Swim England’s Learn to Swim Programme.

On successful completion of each stage, children will be invited to move to the next level, and will be awarded with a certificate and badge (for an additional charge).

The lessons are run by staff with a Swim England Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification or above.

Lessons last 25 minutes and cost £6.50 per week, payable termly. Your child's day and time of attendance will be confirmed prior to the start of the term.

If your child currently attends a different swim school, the stages may be slightly different. If you are unsure of your child’s stage, or would like any further information please contact Millfield Swimming Pool on 01458 444 519 or by e-mail at swimschool@millfieldschool.com

Autumn Term 2020 Dates

7 weeks from 7th September - 25th October
Half-Term Break
7 weeks from 2nd Novermber - 20th December

Application Form (pdf)

Swim School (Juniors)

Toddler Swimming

For toddlers aged 1 and 2 (must be accompanied in the water by a responsible adult)

Parents/guardians can gain confidence in the water with their little ones and learn how they can progress their child’s swimming whilst staying safe. Children will learn safety skills in getting in and out of the water and will gain independence and confidence.

The lessons are run by staff with a Swim England Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification or above.

Lessons last 25 minutes and cost £6.50 per week, payable termly. Your child's day and time of attendance will be confirmed prior to the start of the term.

If you would like any further information please contact Millfield Swimming Pool on 01458 444 519 or by e-mail at swimschool@millfieldschool.com

Autumn Term 2020 Dates

7 weeks from 7th September - 25th October
Half-Term Break
7 weeks from 2nd November - 20th December

Application Form (pdf)

Adult Swimming Lessons

Adult Swimming Lessons (18+)

Open for all abilities: learn to swim, gain confidence in the water or improve a particular stroke.

Lessons will take place weekly and will last 1 hour. Applicants can choose from two sessions; Mondays from 20.45-21.45, Wednesdays from 10.00-11.00 or Thursdays from 20.45-21.45.

Outside of your allocated lesson you will be permitted to use the pool for recreational swimming on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during term-time from 20.45-21.45. We are unable to hold recreational swimming during school holidays.

Autumn Term 2020 Dates

7 weeks from 7th September - 25th October
Half-Term Break
7 weeks from 2nd November - 20th December

The cost for Autumn Term 2020 is £140.

Please contact Millfield Swimming Pool on 01458 444 519 or e-mail swimschool@millfieldschool.com for further information.

Application Form (pdf)

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (with AED)

No courses currently available - please check back.

Learn skills including CPR and Pool rescues.

Benefits:

  • Excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry
  • Opportunity for career progression, as most leisure managers start off as Pool Lifeguards
  • Varied working hours
  • Work within a team
  • The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel
  • Great way for students to fund studies
  • Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR

For more information please see rlsscourses.org.uk or contact Millfield Swimming Pool on 01458 444 519 or godwin.s@millfieldschool.com

Public Swimming & Family Fun

Did you know that you can swim at Millfield during the school holidays?

During the holidays Millfield opens its 50m pool in Street to the general public for lane swimming and Family Fun sessions on our giant inflatable.

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Public Swimming & Family Fun

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