Learn to Swim

RGU SPORT

Learn to Swim

Our Learn to Swim programme offers group, 1-2-1 and 2-2-1 swimming lessons for all ages and abilities from 3 years and above to help you develop the fundamental swim skills required to be able to enjoy swimming for life.

Following Scottish Swimming’s National Learn to Swim Framework our experienced teachers will help you grow in confidence in the water, improve your swim skills, and fine tune your technique, in supportive, motivating and encouraging learning environment.

Lessons will be available throughout the year with direct debit payment to allow you to spread the cost over the year.

To enrol please call reception on 01224 263666 or speak to a member of staff at reception on your next visit.


Junior Learn to Swim

Our Junior Learn to Swim programme offers swimming lessons for all abilities and caters for children aged 3 and older.

Our progressive pathway allows your child to move through the framework at their own pace and seamlessly transition through class levels. As a parent/guardian you will have access to a secure online portal where you can monitor your child’s progress.  

As part of the Junior Learn to Swim membership all children enrolled in the programme will have access to free swimming at RGU SPORT, during open and family swim sessions, so they can practice their swim skills.

What classes are available?

  • Pre-school – for children aged 3 & 4 aimed at building water confidence and developing core aquatic skills through play
  • Swim Skills 1 – for children aged 5 & over with the aim of developing or further developing water confidence and core aquatic skills through a variety of activities
  • Swim Skills 2 – aimed at increasing competency of the core aquatic skills and developing basic stroke technique
  • Swim Skills 3 – aimed at introducing more advanced stroke technique
  • Swim Skills 4 – aimed at improving the quality of stroke technique, introducing multi aquatic skills/disciplines and basic lifesaving skills
  • Club Ready - aimed at improving and maintaining stroke technique over distance and developing basic training and race skills

When do group lessons take place?

  • Monday afternoons from 15:00 - 17:30
  • Thursday afternoons from 15:00 - 17:30
  • Saturday mornings from 9:00 - 12:00 

How much do lessons cost?

  • £20.00 per month via direct debit

Adult Learn to Swim

Our Adult Learn to Swim Programme offers swimming lessons for staff, students and members of the local community aged 16 and over.

Our progressive pathway allows you to move through the framework your own pace and seamlessly transition through class levels. As a participant you will have access to a secure online portal where you can monitor your own progress.

What classes are available?

  • Adult Beginner - designed to build water confidence and develop core aquatic skills
  • Adult Improver - designed to further develop core aquatic skills and develop basic stroke technique
  • Adult Stroke Development - designed to improve quality of stroke technique
  • Skills & Drills 1 - aimed at introducing more advanced stroke technique
  • Skills & Drills 2 - aimed at improving and maintaining stroke technique over distance and developing basic training and race skills

When do group lessons take place?

  • Tuesday evenings from 17:30 - 19:00

How much do lessons cost?

  • £21.70 per month via direct debit for RGU SPORT members
  • £26.70 per month via direct debit for non-members

1-2-1 & 2-2-1 Lessons

In addition, group lessons RGU SPORT also offer 1-2-1 or 2-2-1 swimming lessons for those that prefer to learn in a quieter setting.

Our 1-2-1 and 2-2-1 sessions can be flexible around your schedule, subject to suitable pool space and teacher availability.

1-2-1 lesson costs

  • RGU SPORT members: £58.40 per month via direct debit
  • Non-members: £66.70 per month via direct debit

2-2-1 lesson costs

  • RGU SPORT members: £87.50 per month via direct debit
  • Non-members: £100 per month via direct debit

Term Dates

 All swimming lessons will run for a minimum of 40 weeks per year.

  • Term 1: Monday 22 August – Saturday 15 October
  • Term 2: Monday 31 October – Saturday 17 December
  • Term 3: Monday 9 January – Saturday 1 April
  • Term 4: Monday 17 April – Saturday 8 July

Our Teachers

All of our swim teachers are licenced Scottish Swimming Teachers and undergo regular continuous professional development, to keep up to date with industry standards and bring fresh energy and enthusiasm to the programme. All teachers have been recruited based on their previous experience along with their knowledge of the framework and the enthusiasm they have for swimming.

Each teacher has undergone site specific training to ensure that all sessions we delivered in a fun, enthusiastic and supportive learning environment . Whatever your level and age, our teachers offer groups lessons or individual practice, all endorsed by the Scottish Swimming framework.


Withdrawing from the programme

To withdraw from our learn to swim programme please our online form:


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