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The swimming lessons offered at Sharples Community Leisure Centre are delivered in line with the ASA’s National Plan for Teaching Swimming. ASA qualified instructors guide pupils through a structured lesson programme teaching new skills and techniques in an enjoyable and safe environment.
All pupils learn at a pace individual to them; developing a variety of aquatic activities including entry into and exits from the water; buoyancy and balance; rotation and orientation, streamlining, aquatic breathing, travel and co-ordination, water safety and health and fitness.
Pupils will benefit from
Parent and baby and Swim a Song sessions for you and your child.
Non-swimmers, no parental assistance.
Developing basic safety awareness in a ‘class’ scenario, including movement and water confidence skills. Swimmers may use aids, e.g. floats etc.
Developing safe entries to the water; including jumping in. Learning basic floating, travel and rotation techniques unaided, in order to regain upright positions. Swimmers may use aids egfloats etc
Developing safe entries to the water, including jumping in. Learning basic floating, travel and rotation techniques unaided, in order to regain upright positions. Swimmers may use aids e.g. floats etc
Developing the understanding of buoyancy through a range of skills, refining kicking technique for all strokes, and swimming 10 metresto a given standard by the ASA.
Developing ‘watermanship’ through sculling, treading water skills, and complete rotation; also performing all strokes to the given standard as directed by the ASA.
Developing effective swimming skills including co-ordinatedbreathing; water safety aspects and understanding of preparation for exercise.
developing quality stroke technique up to 100 metres, incorporating skills learnt and combining them to develop a linked routine; complete successfully an obstacle course that combines a variety of skills accomplished during the previous stages.
Choose to pay for each course up front or to spread payments monthly by Direct Debit. All pupils choosing to pay by Direct Debit will also receive priority re-enrolment for the next course and free unlimited swimming.Before purchasing a course of swimming lessons or a swimming lesson membership (if your child is not already registered), we strongly advise that you contact the Swimming Co-ordinator at Sharples Community Leisure Centre to check availability and to discuss the correct level/stage for your child. *Terms and Conditions apply.