Adults (16+)

Learn to Swim at Derby Swimming pools

Get the confidence and skills to enjoy swimming whether you are a complete beginner or lack confidence whilst in water. We provide Adult Learn to Swim sessions regardless of age and ability, based on the Swim England Adult Swimming Framework.

The Adult Framework is an adapted version of stages 1-7 of the Learn to Swim Framework and provides clear outcomes and information on how to deliver Adult Learn to Swim to ensure it aligns to existing Learn to Swim programmes already taking place, but also to cater for the individual needs of each adult.

This programme offers:

  • Building water confience - for the nervous beginners and total beginners. This stage provides the swimmers with water confidence.
  • Learning to swim - follows the Swim England 1-7 Learn to Swim framework. 
  • Developing swimming skills - for improvement of swimming skills; ideal for adults have not been in the pool since school.
  • Enhancing stroke and swimming technique and competition skills - for refinement of swimming technique particularly useful to improve skills for other sports including triathlon. Develops endurance and aerobic capacity.

To find out more about the Swim England Adult Swimming framework please visit the Swim England website.

Learn to Swim enquiry form

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Learn to Swim log in

If you are enrolled on one of our Learn to Swim programmes, you can log in here to track their progress.