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Lessons are on Today – Thursday

March 1, 2018

Looks like we have avoided the snow today.  Lessons will run as normal this afternoon

Thursday – 1st March.

The pool is nice and warm but please make sure you wrap up warm to go home after.  Time to get out the cosy onesie!



Lesson Update

February 28, 2018

Open sign

We are back up and running today – Wednesday 28th February 2018

Lessons as normal but please check in to our Facebook page for further updates.

Lessons Cancelled – Snow Day

February 27, 2018


St Wilfrid’s School is closed today – Tuesday 27th February.

Unfortunately, this means swimming lessons have been cancelled for this afternoon so we can all go play in the snow!

Wrap up well and enjoy.

Please look out for further updates tomorrow.


Easter Swim School

February 21, 2018

Swimming ducks

We are, once again, running our very popular Easter Intensive course with Phil and Phil both teaching.

Venue:-  St Wilfrid’s RC School, Burgess Hill

Dates:- 3rd to 6th April

Cost for this 4 day course will be:-

Learn to Swim/Stroke Technique £36 (4 x half hour lessons)

STA pool snorkelling £50 (4x 1 hour lessons)

To reserve a space or for more information please contact the swim school office


Half Term Break

February 5, 2018

Just a reminder that next week is half term.  No swimming 12th to 18th February.  Looking forward to seeing you all back with us from 19th February.

Have a great half term.


Spaces available at 1st Swim School

September 28, 2017

1st Swim School currently has the following vacancies.

If you are interested in any of the available places please email me and I will send you details (places allocated on a first come, first served basis).

Pre – School (for children age 3 to 4 years who are not attending full time school)


Monday 10.30am

Wednesday 10.00am (able to swim 2-3 metres with face in the water)

Friday 10.30am

Classes consist of a maximum of 6 children in the pool per session with 2 fully qualified teachers who also hold a specialised qualification in pre-school teaching.

School age (for children 4 years plus who attend full time school)

Please note that all distances stated are without the use of a buoyancy aid and with the confidence to swim with face in the water


Monday 4.15pm – Non-swimmer/beginner

Tuesday 4.15pm – Able to swim 2-3 metres and comfortable to submerge

Wednesday 3.45pm – Non swimmer/beginner

Thursday 4.15pm – Non swimmer/beginner

Friday 4.15pm – Able to swim 2-3 metres and comfortable to submerge


Sunday 9.30am – Able to swim 10 metres front and back in deep water

Sunday 10.30am – Able to swim up to 5 metres front and back



1st Swim School lessons, at the above levels, comprise of a maximum of 8 children in the pool per half hour with 2 fully qualified swimming teachers who work in the water.

For details please email:-


August 30, 2017
Last few days of the school holidays. Wishing all our children a great start back at school next week, especially those who are moving up to primary school.
Just a reminder that swimming lessons commence on the week beginning MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER. For those wishing to return to us and have not yet paid or contacted the office, please do so ASAP as non- reserved spaces are now being released to children waiting to join us.
Monday 11th September to Sunday 10th December
No lessons 21st October to 29th October (inclusive)