Find out more about our Swimming Lessons membership
Sevenoaks Leisure Centre runs a full programme of swimming classes designed for everyone from babies through to adults. Taught by our experienced and qualified instructors, our team of staff will be pleased to help you select the class or course most suitable for you or a member of your family.
Our Swimming Academy is a programme based on the nationally recognised STA scheme, which includes a wide range of water confidence and stroke improvement activities for children and adults.
WHAT MAKES OUR SWIM ACADEMY SPECIAL?
Firstly, our swim teachers are professionally trained. Secondly, we follow the STA’s International Learn to Swim Programme – one of the most successful suites of learn to swim and aquatic courses in the world. Above all, we make learning to swim FUN, PROGRESSIVE, INCLUSIVE, SAFE and AFFORDABLE.
THIS MEANS EVERYBODY IS:
Encouraged to enjoy themselves
Motivated to improve - but within their own capabilities
Taught step by step with ‘rewards’ at every level
Supervised within a safe environment
Given the opportunity to develop all four swimming strokes.
THAT’S NOT ALL!
Yes there’s even more for those who enrol into our Swim Academy:
Your very own SUCCESS TRACKER, a record booklet to record your progress through the levels
Badges and certificates at the end of each level
1-to-1 lessons available
Adult lessons available
For children able to swim 15 metres front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke. Plus: push and glide into a forward somersault and demonstrate buoyancy, floatation control.
For children able to swim 20 metres front crawl, backstroke and breastroke in addition to the skills of Angelfish 1.
For children able to swim 25 metres front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke, in addition to the skills of Angelsish 2.
ADVANCED SERIES CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AGED 6+ YEARS
Children must be able to swim 50 metres front crawl and backstroke plus 25 metres breaststroke with good technique. Must also be able to demonstrate at least 10 metres butterfly and be comfortable in deep water.
For children able to swim 75 metres front crawl and backstroke and 50 metres breaststroke with good technique. Must also be able to demonstrate 15 metres butterfly in addition to the above.
For children able to swim 100 metres front crawl and backstroke and 75 metres breaststroke with good technique. Must also be able to demonstrate 25 metres butterfly in addition to the above.
Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum classes and waterskill courses are also available, please ask reception for details.