Department of Sport

School Holiday Lessons

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During the school holidays, we offer a variety of swimming courses and lessons to develop swimming skills in a fun environment. 

Available for young people and adults, we offer 1-2-1 / Private bubble and group week intensive courses, 1-2-1 / Private bubble, Pay as You Go lessons and group Pay as You Go lessons. These intensive courses are ideal for building water confidence and swimming technique at a quicker rate to weekly lessons.

Options vary from Beginners to Stage 7, stroke clinics, learn to dive, starts and turns, distance practice swims - dependent on pool and instructor availability for each holiday period.

Our programme offers:

  • A fun, friendly and safe learning environment 
  • Small class sizes
  • Qualified Level 2 instructors for every class 
  • Equipment provided throughout

How to book

Our School holiday programme is available to current and new customers on a first come first served basis.

To book please contact our Front of House team on +44 (0)115 74 87000. Please be advised when enquiring, availability is subject to change as we are continuously taking bookings. Spaces can only be guaranteed with payment.

 

Group crash courses

Our week intensive courses (Monday-Friday) are a great way to boost your child's swimming progress! Monday to Friday we offer a variety of options to develop new skills and improve your technique. Available to current and new customers on a first come first served basis.

For the Adult courses, swimmers must be 14 years and above:

  • Adult Beginners - for swimmers with no water confidence who would like to learn to swim

For the Junior courses, children must be 4.5 years and above:

  • Beginners - for swimmers with no water confidence who would like to learn to swim
  • Foundation - for swimmers who can confidently submerge under the water for 10 seconds, float on Front and Back with a woggle for 10 seconds and demonstrate Front Crawl, Backstroke and Breaststroke kick with a woggle for 5m's.
  • Stage 1 - for children who can kick 5m Front Crawl with floats, 5m Backstroke with floats and 5m Breaststroke on their back with floats, confidently submerge under the water and float on their front and back with no aids for 10 seconds
  • Stage 2/Stage 3 - for children who can swim 2m Front Crawl, 5m Backstroke kick unaided and 5m Breaststroke kick on front with floats
Monday 13 - Friday 17 February 2023 - 5 days for £26
Time  Course Instructor
  09.30-10.00  Stage 1  Cara
 10.00-10.30  Adult Beginners  Cara
 10.30-11.00  Stage 2/Stage 3  Cara
 11.00-11.30  Beginners  Cara
 11.30-12.00  Foundation  Cara

  

1-2-1/Private Bubble crash courses

Our week intensive courses (Monday-Friday) are a great way to boost you or your child's swimming progress! These lessons are tailored to your personal goals and our instructors will work with you to develop your swimming ability and skills. You have the option of a 121 course or a private bubble course.

Available to new and current customers on a first come first served basis. These are 30 minute lessons per day and there will be a new time slot available every 30 minutes.

Any of the time slots below can be changed to a private bubble course. The following conditions apply for private bubble bookings:

  • maximum of 2 swimmers per lesson time slot if swimmers are mixed ability
  • maximum of 4 swimmers per lesson time slot if swimmers are all the same ability
Abilities allowed in the lesson together
 Maximum of 2 swimmers
 Junior Beginners - Stage 1
 Junior Stage 1 - Stage 4

 Junior Stage 4 - Stage 6

 Junior Stage 6 - Stage 9

 

Abilities allowed in the lesson together
 Maximum of 4 swimmers
 All the same ability for more than 2 swimmers

 

For Adults, the abilities must be the same, either all Adult Beginners or Improvers or Advanced.

Terms and conditions for booking 121/private bubble lessons:

  • Minimum age of 4 years old
  • Lessons are suitable for swimmers requiring shallow and deep water lessons.

Due to instructor availability there are limited 1-2-1 / Private bubble crash courses available. 

Monday 13 - Wednesday 15 February 2023 - 121 3 days for £45/Private bubble 3 days for 69
 Time Instructor
 09.00-13.00

 Lia

 

All of the times above are available for 121 or Private Bubbles.

1-2-1 / Private Bubble Pay as you go lessons

Pay as you go 1-2-1 / Private Bubble lessons offer you the flexible option to pick and choose the dates you would like to attend. These lessons are tailored to your personal goals and our instructors will work with you to develop your swimming ability and skills.

Available to new and current customers on a first come first served basis. Please read the terms of booking under the 1-2-1 / Private Bubble crash courses before booking.

121 lesson - 30 mins for £17/Private Bubble lesson - 30 mins for £25
 Date Time Instructor
 Monday 13 January 2023  8.30-12.30  Alyssa
 Monday 13 January 2023  8.30-9.30  Cara
 Thursday 16 January 2023  8.30-12.30  Alyssa
 Thursday 16 January 2023  8.30-9.30  Cara
 Friday 17 January 2023 8.30-9.30 Cara

 

All the dates and times available above are available for 121's or Private Bubbles.

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