Our learn to swim programme centres on the Amateur Swimming Association award scheme as set out below;
Our younger swimmers work through the Duckling Levels which are all about confidence and fun in the water. The final level (Duckling 5) requires the child to swim freely for 5 meters as well as performing other skills.
Swimmers then progress onto the Water Skills Programme. Each Level has 5 swimming requirements and 5 skill requirements which need to be mastered before moving to the next level. This means the child is learning a whole range of aquatic skills, all aimed at being efficient and confident when swimming.
Once at Water Skills 5 or 6, swimmers may be invited into our Academy to further improve and develop their abilities learning tumble turns, racing starts, water-polo, and much more.
Our lessons are currently held on;
- Saturday mornings,
- Sunday afternoons
- Mondays after school
- Tuesdays after school
No lessons on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January
Very clean, well looked after facility.
My two grandchildren have been swimming with F4S since they were three. They have progressed really well and we are pleased with the teaching they have received.
The lessons are always super. It's fantastic to see my children progress so much.
Flexible approach to lessons. We knew in advance the we could not make a lesson due to a dance exam, First 4 Sport let us switch lessons for that week.
The Garrison is a fabulous pool. The depth of the pool means that children can't cheat during lessons. I am confident that if my children accidentally fell in the deep water they could swim to safety.
The teaching is very personable and focused to the individual child.
Lots of attention, really builds confidence and the teachers really get to know the children and care about their development.
Spatious pool, light and airy. Great staff to child ratio. Happy children.
Great pool. Clean changing facilities. Small classes with plenty of staff in the water to help the little ones.