Have you seen our very own Tom Dean MBE’s historic Commonwealth Games? Tom started his swimming journey at our Willesden 1Life Centre.

On Wednesday 3 August 2022, Tom Dean broke records and won 7 Commonwealth Games medals in one Commonwealth Games which has never been achieved by any home nations athlete, across any sport before today!

Whether you are wanting to improve your swimming techniques, learn how to swim for the first time or enroll your toddler or child for swimming lessons, we offer the right lessons for you and your family in one of our leisure centres across the country.

In cooperation with the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme our swimming classes are following the leading national teaching syllabus for delivering safe, inclusive and effective lessons for toddlers, kids, teenagers and adults.

  • All of our teachers are DBS checked and are fully qualified.
  • Swim School runs 7 days a week for 50 weeks of the year at most of our centres.
  • Lessons start from 6 months old through to adult.
  • Students are assessed regularly and moved up as soon as they are ready for the next stage. You can check progress via our Swim School Home Portal.
  • FREE unlimited swimming for all children on swim school.

Swim School Enquiry

Baby Swimming Lessons

Baby swimming at our 1Life centres is exciting and enriching for both you and your little one. We always have a focus on incorporating bonding and socialising, therefore, our swimming lessons not only teach vital life skills, but it also enhances the way babies and toddlers learn other skills.
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Swimming Lessons For Kids

Our kids swimming classes for beginners are based on a games-led approach to ensure children enjoy learning to swim! Throughout the classes they will be rewarded with badges and certificates that show their progress.
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Advanced Swimming For Kids

Once your children have completed the Learn To Swim framework, they can move onto more advanced swimming skills which are more sport specific.
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Adult Swimming Lessons

Our adult swimming lessons are ideal for older teens and adults who are looking to make a start with swimming, build water confidence and/or want to improve their swimming techniques. Following the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme you will follow four steps to become a swimming master.
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The graphic below shows the complete Swim Awards Journey


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Register Your Interest

Learning to swim is a vital skill that lasts for a lifetime. Through fun-based lessons following the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway, we have sessions for all – from beginners to advanced register your interest below.

Swim School Interest Form

Terms & Conditions

Click the link for full details of our Swim School Terms & Conditions.

Swim School Home Portal

You can check your child's progress via our swim school home portal.