Swimming Lessons at Your Swim School

We cater for all abilities from beginners to stages 7 and beyond if required.

We want you to use our centre for all your swimming lessons and so have, in conjunction with Swimbabes, developed a fully integrated programme taking your child from first entering the pool through the ASA stages 1 to 7 .

We then provide progression beyond stage 7 through access to the Stocksbridge Pentaqua Development Squad or into other aquatics sports including sub aqua/scuba diving.

Your Swim School

Our swimming lesson programme through Your Swim School offers lessons following the ASA National Teaching Plan Stages.

Every child should be given a chance to learn to swim and feel like they are comfortable and able to do so in any situation.

This is why we believe that the first experiences during a child’s early years, of water and the pool environment, should be positive, fun and memorable.

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Please click here to download Your Swim School Adult Enrolment Form


Completed Forms can be returned to Reception or email a scanned copy to  

Which stage is suitable for your child?


Ducklings is for pre-school age children from 3 years.

Parents do not enter the water, the swim teacher will be in the pool where the children develop independence but with teaching aids.

Swimbabes - 3 months to 2 years and a 2 years plus programme


Baby swimming classes are a fantastic way to give your child confidence in water, and also bond with them to further your own relationship. Swimbabes have been running baby swimming lessons with qualified teachers for over 10 years throughout South and West Yorkshire and Derbyshire.

The course aim is to develop water confidence and safety in a fun and engaging environment for your child. Throughout the session your child will benefit from increasing strength, coordination and cardio-vascular exercises.

The journey to becoming a strong swimmer takes time and patience. Each child will achieve their goals in their own time, and they shouldn’t be rushed or forced into to activities they’re not ready for. The Swimbabes course is designed to let each child develop at a pace they’re comfortable, whilst always challenging them. The key to development at this early stage is repetition of success, reinforcing verbal instructions and ensuring longer term awareness of water safety and confidence.

Babies can start Swimbabes lessons from the age of 3 months, with progression onto the 2+ and Swimstars programme as your child’s ability increases.

To see their range of courses and times here at our Centre, please refer to their website http://www.swimbabeslessons.co.uk

All Swimbabes swimming lesson applications should be made directly to Swimbabes

Children's Swimming Lessons - 5 years and over

SCLC_YOUR_SWIM_SCHOOL_LOGOThe ASA Learn to Swim Framework is about developing confident and competent swimmers through fun and enjoyment, and stages 1-7 are at the heart of the ASA Learn to Swim Pathway.

It is the most widely known part of swimming lessons for children and is the backbone of swimming lessons for primary school aged children.

Each of the seven stages of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework has a clear set of targets for the pupil to meet so they can get to the next stage.

The ASA recommends that children don’t just stop going to lessons once they can swim, increasing their competence in the water helps to make sure they can keep themselves safe.

This part of the Pathway not only teaches a child to swim using the four strokes. It also gives them a number of other skills, which when put together, give children the ability to do a range of other water-based sports.

The ASA Learn to Swim Framework gives children confidence in their ability to swim. From this comes more enjoyment of swimming, a love for swimming and being in the water and the skills and motivation required to lead a healthy and active lifestyle through regular swimming through to their adult life.

Fun and Games with the ASA Learn to Swim Framework

The easiest way for a child to learn a new skill is through fun and games. This Framework still has a high focus on having fun and enjoying being in the water.

It takes a games-led approach to learning to swim, and gives the core aquatic skills needed to become competent swimmers. These are:

  1. Entry
  2. Exits
  3. Flotation and Balance
  4. Rotation and Orientation
  5. Streamlining
  6. Aquatic Breathing
  7. Travel and Coordination
  8. Water Safety
  9. Health and Fitness

By learning and then mixing together these skills, a child will be able to understand the processes needed to swim all of the four strokes; front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.

Adult Swimming Lessons - 16 plus

SCLC_YOUR_SWIM_SCHOOL_LOGOYou’re never too old to learn to swim and the health and leisure benefits are limitless. Our Adult swimming lessons are the perfect way to learn at your own pace with one of our experienced swim tutors.

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