Swimming lessons with Medway Sport Swimming Academy

Medway Sport Swimming Academy
welcomes all from babies
to teenagers and adults

Swimming lessons with Medway Sport Swimming Academy

Swimming is a great way to stay in shape and tone up and has numerous health and safety benefits for both adults and kids. So, whether you want to learn yourself, or if you want to support your child to stay safe in the water, boost confidence and emotional wellbeing, then you’re in safe hands with us. We are long established in our delivery of adult and child swimming lessons and our qualified instructors are experienced and professional and deliver a high standard of teaching, helping learners of all ages and abilities.

Fully qualified swimming instructors will help you at every stage to improve your technique and stamina. Medway Sport Swimming Academy welcomes all from babies to teenagers and adults. It caters for all ages and abilities.

Download the swimming lesson timetable.

Learn to swim programme

This programme begins at Level one and finishes at Level 12. All levels and awards are nationally recognised.

Levels one and two (Starfish)

Pupils learn safety aspects of the pool and water confidence. They go on to achieve independent movement in the water to a distance of five metres on their front and back, unaided.

Levels three and four (Tadpoles)

Introducing skills, dolphin leg action and improving the body position, moving up to a distance of 10 metres on their front and back.

Levels five and six (Seals)

Introducing stroke technique to a recognisable level, survival skills and visits to the deep end of the pool.

Levels seven and eight (Dolphins)

Improving stroke technique to a good standard. Pupils gain personal survival awards and improve stamina. Introducing tumble turns.

Levels nine and 10 (Sharks)

Developing challenging sequences, smooth, controlled, full stroke and training for the bronze medallion.

Levels 11 and 12 (Whales)

Refining tumble turns, efficient technique taught to four strokes and training for the silver and gold medallions.

Important information

Participants in the programme will be provided with a swimming hat at the beginning of each course. This must be worn at all sessions. Babies must wear waterproof nappies, which are available from our reception.

All courses have a limit to the number of pupils that can attend. Should a course be full, a waiting list is available.

All lessons run in school term time only and must be booked and paid for in advance.

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Fitness suite Swimming at Medway Park Racquet Sports Track and Field Café and Bar Specialist disciplines
Health and fitness suite

Fitness suite
An extensive fitness suite is open at Medway Park. A free-weights room, state-of-the-art gym equipment and a range of classes will take your workout to the next level.
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Swimming at Medway Park

Swimming at Medway Park
Swimming is a great way of improving health and fitness. Medway Park offers a 25m indoor pool, a teaching pool, a diving pool and fully qualified ASA instructors - whatever your level, take the plunge today.

Racquet Sports

Racquet Sports
Improving fitness and flexibility, racquet sports are a fun way to shape up. The sports hall and squash courts offer fantastic facilities and league opportunities.
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Track and Field

Track and Field
Medway Park has athletics facilities including an eight-lane track, offering unrivalled training facilities for athletes of all abilities.
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Café and bar

Café and bar
Treat yourself after your workout with a refreshing drink at the sports café. Sit back, relax and watch local athletes in training from your perfect viewpoint.
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Specialist disciplines

Specialist disciplines
Medway Park currently offers a Judo Centre of international standard and
the Jumpers Rebound Centre which houses the world's largest trampolining club.
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Medway Park is a great venue for major sports events.

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