Department of Sport

Children's Swimming Lessons

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Our Swim School programme has supported thousands of young people to learn to swim from our extensive swimming facilities at David Ross Sports Village. 

Our Children's lessons are for swimmers aged from 4.5 years to 14 years-old from Beginners' level to Stage 9. Our expert instructors will support our young swimmers to learn the basics through to becoming a trained competitive swimmer. 

Our fun, structured sessions focus on improving your child's technique in the water and enabling them to become happy, confident swimmers. 

Our programme offers:

  • A fun, friendly and safe learning environment 
  • Small class sizes
  • Qualified Level 2 instructors for every class
  • Additional Level 1 instructors to support all Beginner and Stage 1 lessons
  • Programme focussed on Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
  • High-quality lessons that are stroke technique focused
  • Equipment provided throughout

 Joining our Swim School programme

Our Junior swim school programme is now available for new customers to add their names to our waiting lists but we do have limited availability at all stages. This availability will be sold on a first come first served basis.

 

Day and times

Our programmes runs
 Days Times
 Mondays  16.00 - 19.30
 Tuesdays  16.00 - 19.00
 Saturdays   09.00 - 12.15 & 13.00-16.00
 Sundays  09.00 - 12.30

 
Swim School Terms and Conditions Contact us

Group lesson pricing:

  • 11 week blocks are priced at £57.20 per block 

Current customers

The next course of group lessons is week commencing 21 November - week commencing 13 February 2023. The timetable below shows the days and times available for the next course. There will be a break over Christmas from Wednesday 21 December 2022 - Thursday 5 January 2023.

For customers wanting to re-book who are staying in the same stage, day and time, you can book from Monday 31st October 2022 at 4pm. (Only for customers who are staying in the same stage as the one they attended in September- November 2022 course at the main pool).

For customers who are moving up or wanting to change day or time, please see below. 

Booking week 2 - for customers moving up or changing day or time
 Day When to book
 To book Mondays lessons You can book from Monday 7 November 2022 at 7.30am 
 To book Tuesdays lessons  You can book from Tuesday 8 November 2022 at 7.30am
 To book Saturdays lessons  You can book from Saturday 12 November 2022 at 8.30am
 To book Sundays lessons  You can book from Sunday 13 November 2022 at 8.30am

 

Please be aware that all the times listed below are subject to availability. If your current class is no longer there, please be see the table further down for the class you have been idenitifed for.

Monday

  
TimeStageInstructor
16.00-16.30 Foundation Anna

16.00-16.30

16:00-16:30

Beginners

Breastroke Clinic

Nyah

Cara

16.30-17.00 Stage 1 Nyah
16.30-17.00 Stage 3 Anna
16.30-17.00 Stage 4 Cara
17.00-17.30 Beginners Nyah
17.00-17.30 Stage 3 Anna
17.00-17.30 Stage 5 Cara
17.30-18.00 Stage 2 Nyah
17.30-18.00 Stage 1 Anna
17.30-18.00 Stage 3 Deep Water Cara
18.00-18.30 Stage 1 Nyah
18.00-18.30 Stage 2 Anna
18.00-18.30 Stage 6 Cara
19.00-19.30 Stage 7 Anna

Tuesday

TimeStageInstructor
16.00-16.30 Foundation Alyssa K 

16.00-16.30

16:00- 16:30

Beginners

Stage 3 Deep Water

Anna

Jo

16.30-17.00 Stage 1 Alyssa K
16.30-17.00 Stage 3 Anna
16.30-17.00 Stage 5 Jo
17.00-17.30 Beginners Alyssa K
17.00-17.30 Stage 2 Anna
17.00-17.30 Stage 4 Jo
17.30-18.00 Stage 3 Alyssa K
17.30-18.00 Foundation Anna
17.30-18.00 Stage 4 Jo
18.00-18.30 Stage 2 Alyssa K
18.00-18.30 Stage 1 Anna
18.00-18.30 Stage 6 Jo
18.30-19.00 Stage 7 Jo
18.30-19.15 Stage 8 Anna
18.30-19.15 Stage 9 Alyssa K

Wednesday

There are no Children's Swimming Lesssons on a Wednesday.

Thursday

There are no Children's Swimming Lesssons on a Thursday.

Friday

There are no Children's Swimming Lesssons on a Friday.

Saturday

TimeStageInstructor
09.00-09.45 Stage 9 Jess
09.00-09.45 Stage 8 Anna
09.00-09.30 Stage 7 Finlay
09.45.10.15 Stage 6 Finlay
09.45-10.15 Stage 2 Anna
09.45-10.15 Foundation Jess
10.15-10.45 Stage 5 Finlay
10.15-10.45 Stage 3 Anna
10.15-10.45 Stage 1 Jess
10.45-11.15 Beginners Anna
10.45-11.15 Stage 2 Jess
10.45-11.15 Stage 4 Finlay
11.15-11.45 Stage 1 Anna
11.15-11.45 Stage 3 Jess
11.15-11.45 Breaststroke Clinic Finlay
11.45-12.15 Stage 1 Anna
11.45-12.15 Beginners Jess

11.45-12.15

13:00- 13:30

Stage 5

Foundation

Finlay

Amy B

13.30-14.00 Stage 1 Amy B
14.00-14.30 Beginners Amy B
14.30-15.00 Foundation Amy B
15.00-15.30 Stage 1 Amy B
15.30-16.00 Stage 1 Amy B

Sunday

TimeStageInstructor
09.00-09.30 Beginners Natasha
09.00-09.30 Stage 2 Steffi
09.00-09.30 Stage 6 Caitlin
09.30-10.00 Stage 3 Natasha
09.30-10.00 Stage 1 Steffi
09.30-10.00 Stage 4 Caitlin
10.00-10.30 Stage 1 Natasha
10.00-10.30 Beginners Steffi
10.00-10.30 Stage 5 Caitlin
10.30-11.00 Beginners Natasha
10.30-11.00 Beginners Steffi
10.30-11.00 Stage 4 Caitlin
11.00-11.30 Stage 2 Natasha
11.00-11.30 Stage 3 Deep water Caitlin
11.00-11.30 Foundation Steffi
11.30-12.00 Breaststroke Clinic Caitlin
11.30-12.00 Stage 3 Natasha
11.30-12.00 Stage 1 Steffi
12.00-12.30 Foundation Natasha
12.00-12.30 Beginners Caitlin

 

Timetable changes

Every term the swimming lesson timetable goes under review and changes are made based on the number of swimmers requiring each Stage. For classes that have changed a new time will be identified for you to ensure that you can still book during Booking week 1 (same day, same time) 

Please remember that your place is only guaranteed if you pay for the next course within Booking week 1 of lessons (for further explanation, please refer to your re-booking letter). 

For those classes that have been affected by the changes, please see the alternative times below. If there is any issue with your new class time please email swimschool@nottingham.ac.uk

Changes to the Group lesson timetable
 Your Current class Your new class
 Monday 17.00 Stage 2  Monday 17.30 OR 18.00
 Monday 18.00 Stage 3  Monday 17.00
 Monday 17.30 Stage 6  Monday 18.00
 Sunday 09.00 Stage 4  Sunday 09.30
 Sunday 09.30 Stage 5  Sunday 10.00
 Sunday 10.00 Stage 6  Sunday 09.00

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000
email: sport@nottingham.ac.uk