At Aspire Leisure Centre we provide a calm and relaxed environment where anyone can learn to swim or improve their technique. We have a variety of classes and group sessions for all ages, ranging from babies to adults.

We also provide group and one to one swimming lessons for disabled adults and children in our wheelchair accessible swimming pool.

All of our swimming instructors are qualified to Swim England standard, or equivalent, so you can feel secure in the knowledge that pupils are in safe hands and learning from the experts.

Our swimming lessons are very popular, call us on 020 8420 6723 or email us at [email protected] for further information and booking enquiries.

Summer Term 2018

Monday 16th April - Saturday 21st July 2018.

No lessons Tuesday 17th April 2018.

Half term Monday 28th May - Sunday 3rd June 2018.

Autumn Term 2018

Monday 3rd September - Saturday 22nd December.

Half Term Monday 22nd October - Sunday 28th October

Please note that we are not currently taking any new bookings until Monday 13th August 8:00am

To request a new booking for September please email your details (name, contact number, prefered day and time). Bookings will be taken on a first come first serve basis.

Download the Autumn term timetable

Re-booking for the Autumn Term

There is no assessment week. This term students are being assessed continuously.

We will then contact you to discuss available options to move up in the term, as well as informing you to collect students badge and certificate.

No movements will be made from 1st July and the timetable is unlikely to change.

If you pay by direct debit there is no need to do anything and you will not need to fill in a new mandate form.

For customers that paid termly, you will be required to sign up to direct debit. A mandate form will be emailed directly to you on Saturday 7th July and must be completed by Saturday 14th July.

If you no longer wish to continue your swimming lessons, please email the team [email protected] by Monday 9th July.

Reports will be emailed to you on the 17th and 18th July.

To request a different lesson time or day for next term, please email the team with your current lesson details, name of student and preferred lesson time for next term from 08.00am on Monday 16th July.

During the priority booking window, we have a high number of emails. Please send one request only and then wait to be contacted as sending the same email will delay responses.

Bookings for siblings will be taken from Monday 30th July from 10:00am.


Please include full name of sibling already swimming with us, including a contact number. Please include new student’s full name, date of birth, stage needed, days that can be attended and any medical conditions.

Children's swimming lessons

Level Age Session
Parent and Baby 6 months - walking Water confidence with action songs.

Parent and Toddler Walking - 3 years Movement on front and back with action songs.

Ducklings 3 years + Water confidence, forward and backward propulsion and floating.

Stages 1-7 Delivered under the ASA National Plan for Teaching Swimming.

Stages 8-10 Once swimmers have reached stage 8 they have the option to continue to pre competition swimming,
or take the Rookie course or other ASA badges.

Price List 

Member          Direct Debit        Sept - Dec Non Member   Direct Debit        Sept - Dec

Parent & Baby   

£30.00 £31.87

Parent & Toddler

£30.00 £31.87


£31.87 £33.75


£31.87 £33.75


£48.75 £50.62

Pre Comp

£48.75 £50.62

One to One

£56.25 £58.12

Parent and Baby / Child - Members £8.00 per lesson, Non-members £8.50 per lesson

Group Lessons / Adults - Members £8.50 per lesson, Non-members £9.00 per lesson

Pre Comp / Rookie Lifeguards - Members £13.00 per lesson, Non-members £13.50 per lesson

One to One Lessons - Members £15.00 per lesson, Non-members £15.50 per lesson

One to one swimming lessons

One to one swimming lessons for disabled adults and children run at various times throughout the week. These sessions are only available for those who are registered disabled.

School holiday crash courses

School holiday swimming lessons for children run from 3:30pm - 4:00pm.

Bookings for crash courses open are now open.

Crash Courses will run over the summer holidays on the following dates:

Week 1 23rd - 26th July 2018

Week 2 30th July - 2nd August

Week 3 6th - 9th August

Week 4 13th - 16th August

Week 5 20th - 23rd August

Week 6 28th - 30th August

As a guide, ‘Ducklings’ classes are for 3 - 4 year old beginners, ‘Stage 1’ is suitable for 5 years+ beginners, ‘Stage 2’ for swimmers that can swim unaided up to 5m, and ‘Stage 3’ for swimmers that can swim unaided up to 10m. We will also be running intensive courses on both Breaststroke and Butterfly technique for children in Stage 4 and above.

Please contact the Swimschool office for prices.

Book swimming lessons

Email Swimschool on [email protected] to make your booking.

We are now taking bookings for Summer Crash Courses.

Frequently Asked Questions

General questions
Current pupils
Crash courses

Terms and Conditions

Read the Swimschool terms and conditions.

Safeguarding Policy Statement

We will endeavour to safeguard children in our care by:

  • Adopting child protection guidelines through play scheme procedures and a code of conduct for staff and volunteers.
  • Sharing information about child protection and good practice with children, parents and carers, staff and volunteers.
  • Sharing information about concerns with agencies who need to know, and involving parents and children appropriately.
  • Following carefully the procedures for recruitment and selection of staff and volunteers.
  • Providing effective management for staff and volunteers through supervision, support and training.

We are also committed to reviewing our policy and good practice at regular intervals. Aspire play schemes are registered and inspected by OFSTED under the Children's Act 1989. Aspire also recognises the Human Rights Act of 1998 and The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.