Swimming Lessons

With Caroline Legge, certified aquatics teacher.

Sessions for young children will be held in the new pool in the Walled Garden. Older, more proficient, swimmers will continue to use the Cedars Sports pool.

For all enquiries on swimming lessons, please contact Caroline Legge on CarolineL@RoyalAutoMobileClub.co.uk

Please include details of your child’s name, age, ability and telephone number.

Intensive Swimming Lessons for 4-7 Year Olds

Monday 26 to Friday 30 July

We are delighted to be able to offer a week of morning intensive swimming lessons for children aged 4-7. There will be four classes each morning from 9.00-9.30am and from 9.30-10.00am. There will be maximum of eight participants per class.

The cost for the week is £53.75 and bookings will open at 9.00am on Monday 12 July. Please email Caroline Legge to book these classes for your child. No reservations will be considered if sent before 9.00am on Monday 12 July. Bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

Junior Group Swimming Lessons

The Swimming Programme is well established and will be split between Cedars Sports and The Walled Garden, depending on ability.

Where available, places are offered on a first come/first served basis.

Please be advised that the programme is well attended and availability for your child’s ability level may be not be possible. In this case, a waiting list will be adopted according to the time of enquiry.

The programme runs in half-termly bookings of 6 weeks, which need to be paid for in advance.

Group lessons will take place on a Saturday morning at both The Walled Garden and Cedars Sports – ability dependant, see Special note:

Children aged 0 to 8 years old will be required to use the Walled Garden Pool for general use. Children aged 9 and over may use the Cedars Pool during Open Swim and family swim sessions. The use of Cedars pool for younger children will be permitted only if they possess the proficiency to swim one length unaided (30m). This is also in line with the Swim England stage 4 award.

The swimming teaching programme will also work on this basis.

Details of specific class times and location will be sent directly to you once your place has been confirmed.

The Tiny Tadpoles Class

(Parent and baby swimming class, from 4 months to 4 years) will also commence from week commencing 26 April in the Walled Garden:

Wednesday: 10.00am to 11.30am

Friday: 10.00am to 11.30am

Please use the Walled Garden booking email address or carolinel@royalautomobileclub.co.uk to book.


1 to 1 Junior Swimming Lessons

1 to 1 Swimming Lessons will also continue, and like the Group lessons, are booked a half-term at a time. These individual lessons will also be split between the Walled Garden and Cedars Sports, depending on level of ability. These sessions are available on weekdays at Cedars sports and the Walled Garden and a Saturday afternoon at Cedars Sports.

This programme is also well attended and existing programme attendees will be invited back. As times have changed, the availability has slightly increased.