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Learn to swim

At Swim Academy Liverpool, we teach a valuable life skill with lessons that follow the Swim England Programme.

We teach children (4+) and adults (16+) from beginners, to competent swimmers who want to improve technique and stamina.

Children's swimming lessons

We follow the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme, with fun lessons that encourage children to grow in water confidence and move through each stage. Each course runs for 16 weeks, with one 30-minute lesson per week.

Pay monthlyPrices may vary across centres

£18.00 / monthly dd

£12.00 / monthly dd concession

16 week blockPrices may vary across centres

£72.00 / 16 week

£48.00 / 16 week concession

How to book children's lessons

To check if new starter (Duckling) lessons are available, you will need a Lifestyles online account. 

  • If you are a parent with a Lifestyles online account: Sign in, go to 'parental portal' and add the details of the child you want to enrol as a Swim Academy Junior or *Junior Concession, if entitled.
  • If you are a parent and do not have a Lifestyles online account:  Join online as a 'Swim Academy spectator'. Then go to 'parental portal' and add the details of the child you want to enrol as a Swim Academy Junior or *Junior Concession, if entitled.
  • Next, when signed in to your account go to 'sports courses', and select 'Swimming' and 'Ducklings' from the dropdown to view which courses are available across centres and how to register. When you select a course, you will be prompted to add participant details - you can only do this if you have followed the steps above and added your child's details in the parental portal section first.

Once enrolled and registered we will send you a booking link each time you move up to the next swim stage. You will remain on the learn to swim course until you decide to cancel.

We do not hold a waiting list for lessons. 

*Junior concessions apply if you are in receipt of a qualifying benefit or where the child receives benefits related free school meals. You will need to provide your award letter as proof you receive any of the following: Income Support, Income based Jobseeker's Allowance, Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, Guaranteed element of State Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit run-on, Universal Credit.

Adult swimming lessons

We follow the Swim England Adult Swimming Framework to help you improve in confidence, technique and safety in the water.

16 week blockPrices may vary across centres

£88.00/ 16 week

£52.80/ 16 week concession

How to book adult lessons

To check if adult lessons are available and to book, you will need a Lifestyles online account. 

  • If you don't have a Lifestyles account, Join online as an Adult Casual Member.
  • When you are signed in to your account, go to 'sports courses' and select 'Swimming' and 'Adults' from the dropdown to view which courses are available across centres and how to register and pay.

Once enrolled and registered we will send you a booking link each time you move up to the next swim stage. You will remain on the learn to swim course until you decide to cancel.

For other enquiries about the Swim Academy programme please contact us

 

Venue details and times

See the timetable below for participating venues, days and times.

Swimming lessons days and times (child lessons are 30 minutes)
Centre Day Time Lesson
Alsop Wednesday 15:45-20:00 Child
Aquatics Tuesday 15:45-20:00 Child
Aquatics Tuesday 20:15-21:00 Adult
Aquatics Thursday 15:45-20:15 Child
Aquatics Thursday 20:15-21:00 Adult
Ellergreen Tuesday 15:45-20:30 Child
Ellergreen Wednesday 15:45-19:30 Child
Ellergreen Friday 15:45-20:30 Child
Everton Park Saturday 09:00-12:30 Child
Garston Tuesday 15:30-18:00 Child
Garston Thursday 15:45-20:00 Child
Garston Thursday 20:30-21:15 Adult
Garston Friday 15:30-18:00 Child
Park Road Wednesday 15:30-18:45 Child
Park Road Wednesday 18:45-19:30 Adult
Park Road Friday 15:30-19:45 Child
Park Road Friday 19:45-20:30 Adult