Courses

Adult courses available for a range of sports

We run a number of sports courses for adults.

Adult Swim Lessons

If you have a fear of the water, can’t get your face wet or panic just thinking about the deep end then it’s easy to think swimming is not for you.

But if you learn to swim you can have fun in the water with your friends, children and grandchildren. You can also make a splash in the water while on holiday.

The important thing to know is that you are not alone. One in five adults across the country can't swim - but it's never too late to learn. We offer adult classes in a friendly and supportive environment.

The best thing to do is contact the Swimming Co-ordinator today on 01202 877468 for information on the lessons.

If you are unsure about starting lessons, ask if you can watch a class or two to get a better idea of whether it's for you, or ask to speak with one of the teachers.

Most lessons take things at a slow pace - starting off with teaching you how to stand up and regain your feet, float and swim without fear before being taught specific strokes.

Course day & times

Sunday 5.00pm - 5.30pm

Sunday 5.30pm - 6.00pm

Sunday 6.00pm - 6.30pm

The courses are 12 weeks in duration and cost £25 (Fantastic value)

Bikeability Level 3

A personal 1:1 or very small group cycling course for adults to promote confidence and correct cycling on a particular route of your choice. The duration of the course is up to you, great for negotiating roundabouts, traffic lights and complex roads/ junctions. 

Contact Rob on email:  robdoyle@pfpleisure.org or 01202 877468 for more information.

National Pool Lifeguard Course

With this new and improved qualification, not only will you become a fully trained lifeguard, you will also get qualified in using the defibrillator and cover emergency first aid at work.  These qualifications are nationally recognised and comprise practical and theoretical lifesaving skills.  You must have good hearing and sight, be able to swim 100m on front and back without stopping, using a competant breast stroke and front crawl, and be able to reach the bottom of the pool at the deep end (2m).  Contact the centre on 01202 877468 for information on the next course.

For more information please click on the following courses.

ASA Level 1 & 2 in Teaching Aquatics

Do you fancy becoming a swimming teacher?

If so these courses are a must and will lead to a vocational qualification providing you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to qualify as a swimming teacher.  Contact the centre on 01202 877468 for information on next course.  All bookings are made through the Institute of Swimming online: www.theiosonline.com

Pilates

Pilates teaches you how to use your muscles in a controlled way so that they work in harmony with your breathing.  It strengthens the body through movement & is ideal for all levels of fitness.  Contact Debbie Whittle on 07780 875192 or 01202 301773 for more information.

Squash League

Operating at the Centre we have a thriving squash league which caters for all levels.  The league runs for 8 weeks on a Sunday evening.  Contact reception on 01202 877468 for information, or to join the league.

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