Swimming lessons

Swimming pools

May half term sports and swimming courses

Find out more about sports and swimming courses taking place from Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June.

PDF file downloadSports and swimming courses (PDF, 151kb)

Summer swimming and sports courses

Swimming and sports courses for adults and children from April to July 2017 are in our PDF file downloadsummer brochure (PDF, 2844kb).

PDF file downloadApplication form (PDF, 163kb)


Our extensive range of swimming lessons includes:

  • deep water confidence
  • synchronised swimming
  • Rookie Lifesavers
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
  • breaststroke clinic
  • dive, starts and turns
  • stroke development
  • parent and child classes
  • adult lessons from nervous beginners to experienced swimmers
  • children's lessons starting from 6 months upwards

Swimming lessons

Lessons are currently run on a termly basis and roughly follow the school terms. During school holidays we run a range of ‘crash courses’ designed to spark or continue an interest in swimming.

For swimming prices and opening times please see our swimming pools - prices and times page.

National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification

The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is also internationally recognised.

The NPLQ is an excellent starting point for anyone looking for a career in the leisure industry. NPLQ courses and exams take place at Bracknell Leisure Centre during half terms and holidays on these dates.

To book and for details of NPLQ courses, please visit the RLSS website.

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