Learn to Swim

Learn to swim at The Essex

Give your little ones the best possible introduction to swimming with swimming lessons at The Essex, suitable for all ages and swimming abilities.

Enquire about Swimming Lessons

How does it work?

We provide a fun and safe environment to learn which instils confidence in youngsters.
With small group sizes, your child will receive one-to-one attention and guidance to get the most out of each lesson.

Step 1

Contact us using the form below or with our Swimming team at the club.

Step 2

We’ll work with you to understand your child’s capability and plan our lessons to develop them.

Step 3

Dedicated instructors then host 30-minute swim lessons with small groups, maximising learning potential.

Our swim school at The Essex

Our 30-minute lessons are structured around fun, progressive activities designed to improve confidence and swimming ability.

Available to children of active members

All abilities and ages welcome

Highly experienced water-based teachers qualified through Swim England

Skill and technique-based lessons focusing on a strong stroke structure

One instructor to a maximum of six pupils to build your child’s confidence and swimming ability in the quickest time

We’re Swim England certified

Swim England are the leading organisation for ensuring the very best standards when it comes to teaching your children to swim.

Our instructors are all certified meaning they’ll provide a safe, inclusive and effective swimming lesson for all ages.

Sign up to learn to swim today

Our team will contact you within 24-hours of sending the below form.


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What is an active member?

An active member is an adult membership that is not suspended or cancelled. Swimming lessons are available to both junior members and non-junior members.

When do swimming lessons take place?

Swimming lessons take place Monday – Friday from 11 am – 12 am or 4 pm - 6 pm and at weekends from 11 am.

How can I book swimming lessons?

Contact our Swim School Coordinator who will be able to assess your child.

How do I pay for swimming lessons?

Lessons are termly and paid for in advance at the club.

What happens if my child misses a swimming lesson?

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds for missed lessons and no catch-up lessons are available.