Department of Sport

Teenager Swimming Lessons


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

Due to demand, we will be introducing a new Teenagers Learn to Swim programme with our expert instructors who will support our young swimmers learning to swim in a comfortable environment with those of a similar age. These lessons will be for children 9 - 15 years old.

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
  • Programme based on Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
  • High-quality lessons that are stroke technique focused
  • Equipment provided throughout

 Joining our Swim School programme

Our Teenagers swimming lesson programme is available to current and new customers, availability will be sold on a first come first served basis. Due to the programme being new, class times are limited however we will look to expand based on demand.

Please see below the criteria for joining each stage:

  • Teenagers 1 - is for complete Beginners with no water confidence
  • Teenagers 2 - is for swimmers confident submerging in shallow water, can float on front and back for 10 seconds with floats; demonstrate 5m Front Crawl kick, 5m Backstroke kick and 5m Breaststroke kick on back – all with a woggle 
  • Teenagers 3 - is for swimmers that can swim 3m Front Crawl, kick for 5m on back unaided, able to demonstrate 5m Breaststroke kick on front with 2 floats and confidently submerge in shallow water 

Day and times

Our programmes runs
 Days Times
 Saturdays  13.00-14.00
 Sundays  13.30-15.00

Swim School Terms and Conditions Contact us

Group lesson pricing:

  • 11 week blocks are priced at £77 per block 

If you are interested in joining the programme please email

Current customers

The next course of group lessons is week commencing 2nd September 2024 - week commencing 11th November 2024. The timetable below shows the days and times available for the next course. 

For customers wanting to re-book who are staying in the same stage, day and time, you can book from Monday 8th July 2024 at 4pm.

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 Saturday's lessons  You can book from Saturday 20th July 2024 at 8:30am
To book Sunday's lessons  You can book from Sunday 21st July 2024 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.

Teenagers lesson timetable
 Stage Time Instructor
 Teenagers 1 (Shallow water)  13.00-13.30  Swim Instructor
 Teenagers 2 (Shallow water)  13.00-13.30  Swim Instructor
 Teenagers 3 (Shallow water)  13.30-14.00  Swim Instructor
 Teenagers 1 (Shallow water)  13.30-14.00  Megan D/Drew
 Teenagers 2 (Shallow water)  14.00-14.30  Megan D/Drew
 Teenagers 3 (Shallow water)  14.30-15.00  Megan D/Drew


University of Nottingham Sport

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

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000