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Group Lessons

Term Time Lessons:

The Hawthorns School of Swimming offer lessons from Monday through to Sunday.

Lessons for pre-school children operate from Monday to Friday in the early afternoon whilst classes for children in full-time education run from 3.30pm onwards. Please note Hawthorns pupils are able to attend lessons from 3.30pm, however lessons are only available to non-Hawthorns pupils from 5.00pm. Weekend lessons are also available.

Throughout their time at The Hawthorns School of Swimming children are given many opportunities to attain a variety of distance, water skills and national swim badges as well as personal survival and water challenge awards.

All classes run in accordance with ASA guidelines and all swim teachers are fully qualified through the ASA. The majority of lessons run for 30 minutes although as children progress this will increase to 45 minutes.

Please click on following the link to view the current class timetables (PDF) or a list of class descriptors.

Holiday Crash Courses:

The Hawthorns School of Swimming offers swimming crash courses during the holiday periods.  The courses are designed to cater for early aged non swimmers through to children who require additional help in their stroke technique.

A sample timetable can be found below:

Time Shallow End Deep End
9.00am 3+ Non Swimmer Improver (Stage 3/4)
9.30am Beginner (Stage 1a) Stroke Clinic (Stage 5)
10.00am Can Swim 5m (Stage 2/2a) Front Crawl and Back Crawl Clinic
10.30am New to Swimming (Stage 1) Breaststroke and Butterfly Clinic
11.00am 3+ Swimmer Diving


Each course will run from Monday – Friday and will cost £30.00 per child.

For more information please contact Fiona Rowe, Swim Scheme Manager on 01883 743377 ex 2087 or email

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