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Children's Swimming Lessons

Inspire Swim School offers a variety Swimming Lessons for both children and adults. The Swimmer's journey through aquatic's starts with FOUNDATION, a programme for developing early years water confidence, which is encouraged through Aquababes and Aquatots sessions.

Please ensure your child attends all classes where possible as we cannot credit or refund any that are missed. If your child is unwell or has any of the following, they should not swim: Chest or ear infection, heavy cold, open sores, head lice or skin complaints.

Please note: No refunds will be made once a course has been booked and paid for. Only under exceptional circumstances would a refund be considered i.e. serious medical condition where proof will be required.

Term Dates
Monday 25th September - Sunday 17th December 2017
Monday 2nd January - Sunday 25th March 2018
Enrolment for new swimmers
From 18th September 2017
From 11th December 2017
Activity / Lesson TypeStandardConcession
12 week foundation programme (aqua babes/tots) £39.60 £27.60
12 week junior lessons (stage 1 -7) (30minutes) £49.20 £38.40
12 week junior lessons (Exit Routes) (45minutes) £63.60 £45.60
Individual 1-2-1 Lessons (30 minutes) (for adults & children) £15.50 -
Adult Lesson (pay & play) £5.60 £4.20
Adult Lesson Course (12 week course) £63.60 £45.60
Special Needs session (pay & play) £3.60 -

Exit Routes from Stage 7

ActivityStandardConcession (PTLL)
Exit routes from stage 7 £63.60 £45.60

Challenge Awards

Offering Bronze, Silver and Gold awards for various distances and water skills

Bronze (Stage 8)

Tuesday4:14pm - 5:00pm
Thursday6:00pm - 6:45pm
Friday4:00pm - 4:45pm
Sunday11:30am - 12:15pm

Silver (Stage 9)

Tuesday5:00pm - 5:45pm
Friday4:45pm - 5:30pm

Gold / Swimfit (Stage 10)

Tuesday5:45pm - 6:30pm
Friday4:45pm - 5:30pm

Rookie Lifeguard

In partnership with the Royal Life Saving Society and the Amateur Swimming Association, delivering water safety skills, speed and specialist lifesaving skills and equipment. Pupils can enter the scheme at any point and progress at their own rate.

Monday6:00pm - 6:45pm
Friday4:15pm - 5:00pm

Pathways

Pathways is designed to bridge the gap between learn to swim lessons and competitive swimming, introducing swimmers into the City of Coventry Swimming Club. Swimmers develop all strokes, starts, turns and rules of competitive swimming whilst still maintaining their current learn to swim lessons. Swimmers need to be at least Stage 7 ability and swim 25m of efficient backstroke, breaststroke & front crawl and preferably have an understanding of butterfly.

Pathways 1

£25-30 payable to the club for 10-12 weeks - 10 years & under.

Invitation only. At the end of the course, swimmers are invited to join the Club Training Squads or given feedback on which skills they need to improve in order to be invited into the club. There are three courses per year, running roughly alongside school term dates.

Sunday3:00pm - 4:30pm

Pathways 2

£18.00 per month paid to CoCSC

This group is a continuous group, targeted for 11+ years. Some younger swimmers may be invited into the group if they have followed the Pathways 1 course and are close to the criteria for joining the swimming club. Swimmers stay with this group and join the swimming club if and when ready.

Friday7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday4:30pm - 6:00pm

Pathways 3

£18.00 per month paid to CoCSC

This is a continuous group for swimmers who are in Stage 8 of Coventry Swimming Club’s Club night to give them access to another swim session per week.

Friday6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sunday4:30pm - 6:00pm

Lesson Stages

Aquababes

This class is designed to increase water confidence for adults with babies from 5 months to 11⁄2 years old.


Aquatots

A fun and playful class for children aged 11⁄2 to 4 years to build water confidence in the water with the support of a swimming teacher.


Stage 1

Designed for children aged 4 years upwards with no water confidence or experience. Children will gain confidence in the water with the support of a swimming teacher and develop basic swimming techniques and water skills.


Stage 2

For children aged 4 years upwards to develop basic front and back stroke techniques. Children will work towards distance badges unaided and begin to reduce/remove swim aids.


Stage 3 / 3A

Developing the buoyancy through a range of skills, refining kicking technique for all strokes, and 10 metres to a given standard by the ASA. 3A is for children ages 4 - 7yrs.


Stage 4

Developing the buoyancy through a range of skills, refining kicking technique for all strokes, and 10 metres to a given standard by the ASA.


Stage 5

Developing ‘watermanship’ through sculling, treading water skills, and complete rotation; also performing all strokes to the given standard directed by the ASA.


Stage 6

Developing effective swimming skills including co-ordinated breathing; water safety aspects and understanding of preparation for exercise.


Stage 7

Developing quality stroke technique up to 100 metres, incorporating skills learnt and combining them to develop a linked routine; complete successfully an obstacle course that combines a variety of skills accomplished during the previous stages.


Stage 8, 9 & 10 (Bronze, Silver & Gold)

Children will continue to develop stamina and will be introduced to starts and turns. Working towards the challenge awards and distance badges.

Children's Swimming Lessons

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Monday to Friday Lesson Timetable

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
4:00pm
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
4:30pm
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 6
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 5
5:00pm
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 6
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 6
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 6
5:30pm
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3A
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 6
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 7
6:00pm
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 7

Saturday and Sunday Lesson Timetable

 SaturdaySunday
8:30am
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
9:00am
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 4
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 4
9:30am
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 5
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 5
10:00am
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
10:30am
    • Stage 1
    • Stage 6
    11:00am
    • Stage 2
    • Stage 2
    • Stage 7
    11:30am
    • Stage 1
    • Aquatots
    • Stage 3
    2:00pm
    • Stage 2
    2:30am
    • Stage 1
    3:00pm
    • Stage 3
    3:30pm
    • Stage 1
    4:00pm
    • Stage 3
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