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How long is each lesson?

Every lesson is 30 minutes.

How many children are in each class?

Our group lessons have a maximum of 5 pupils per class. 

How long will it take for me/my child to learn to swim?

There really isn’t a definitive answer for this as everyone is different and everyone learns at their own pace. At Waves Swim School we develop everyone at a pace that will maintain the pupils confidence, safety and enjoyment. Swimming, like many other skills in life, requires time, patience and lots of practice!


What do I need to bring with me for my swimming lesson?

All you need to bring with you is an appropriate swimming costume and a towel. Goggles can be used but are not essential. We will provide all other equipment for your lesson, including noodles, flotation devices, equipment and toys. It is compulsory for all non potty trained children to wear a double swim nappy system. This consists of a disposable/washable swim nappy and a snug fitting nappy cover over the top.


Is there swimming during the school holidays?

No. All of our swimming lessons run term time only. Term dates and prices can be found on our website.


How do I book onto swimming lessons?

If you would like to book onto our swimming lessons you can do any of the following:

  • Fill in an enquiry form on the website with all your details and we will contact you asap via email.

  • Phone 01903 931042 Please note that we may not be able to answer if we are teaching but will aim to return any calls as soon as we are able.

  • Email us on



How do I pay for swimming lessons?

Payment can be made by BACS, Cash or Cheque.



Do we get a refund for missed lessons?

Missed lessons cannot be refunded or transferred in any circumstances, unless on medical grounds. This includes lessons that are missed due to illness or holidays. In the unlikely event that lessons have to be cancelled by Waves Swim School, a credit will usually be applied to the following term.



What badge scheme do you follow?

Here at Waves Swim School we follow the STA Learn to Swim Programme.

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