Adults (16+)

Learn to Swim at Derby Swimming pools

Whether you're a complete beginner, lack confidence in the water or are looking to improve your stroke skills and technique, our Adult Learn to Swim sessions will provide the support you need regardless of  your age or ability.

Our Adult Learn to Swim programme is based on the Swim England Adult Swimming Framework and is about flexibility, talk to your teacher about what you want to achieve and they will help you work towards those goals.

The programme offers:

  • Building water confidence - if you're a little nervous or a total beginner, this stage helps with water confidence.
  • Learning to swim - follows the Swim England Adult Swimming Framework
  • Developing swimming skills - for improvement of swimming skills; ideal for adults that haven't 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.

New Adult Lessons

Female Learn to Swim Lessons
We now have female only learn to swim sessions, available on Wednesday 10.30am, with a female Swim Teacher. 

Adult Beginner Lesson 
New morning learn to swim session - Mon 10.30am - 11am

If you'd like to speak to someone about adult swimming lessons, fill in the enquiry form at the bottom of the page and we'll get in touch to discuss your options.

Learn to Swim enquiry form

Interested in one of our programmes? Just fill in this form and we'll be back in touch with you as soon as possible.


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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.