Disability swimming

Learn to Swim at Derby Swimming pools

Our Pool Programme at Queen's Leisure Centre offers swim sessions for people of all ages with any disability to enjoy a relaxed and private session to swim lengths of the pool or just enjoy being in the water.

Dementia Swimming

Our Dementia Friendly swimming sessions allow you to continue doing something you love, or even give you the chance to try something new, in a safe and supportive environment.


Queen's Leisure Centre has the following accessible facilities:

  • Ramped entry into the centre
  • Automatic doors
  • Lift access to all floors
  • Hearing induction loop
  • Minicom service
  • Pool hoists
  • Changing rooms and toilets for disabled people
  • On street parking free to blue badge holders (subject to availability)
  • Free admission for carers helping a disabled person take part in an activity.

For more information about access call 01332 641444.

Learn to swim

Adults and children have the option to learn to swim within our mainstream lessons and we are currently looking at the provision of disabled group Learn to Swim sessions.

For more information call 01332 641444 or complete the form below. 

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.


All information will be treated in accordance with our privacy notice.


Track your child's progress

Our Home Portal is a FREE online service open to everyone who is a member of our Learn to Swim Programme. You can easily view the swim assessment information held for your child from your home or mobile phone. Teachers continually assess children during lessons and update their progress on the Home Portal within 48 hours. You can log in and see what your child has achieved, and what skills they are working towards. 

If your child is enrolled on our Learn to Swim Programme, you can log in here to track their progress.