Swim Academy

Parent and Babe (Drop in session)

This is an instructor led class and an ideal way to introduce your baby to water. Sing songs, play games and have fun in our family friendly pool.

Aqua Babies & Aqua Tots (Pre booked classes)

This class is designed for developing early years water confidence, this adult accompanied course is an introduction to the world of swimming. The classes offer children a valuable, water based experience and provides stimulating challenges to the child and adult through a series of fun activities. There are three classes available and are run in line with the ASA foundation level of the National Plan for Teaching Swimming.

PreSchool (Pre booked classes)

These lessons are for children aged 3-4+ and focus on improving water confidence and enable children to develop key swimming skills within a class environment through structured games and activities. They will also start to learn the recognised swimming strokes and will work towards the ASA Duckling Awards.

ASA learn to swim (Pre booked classes)

Kings Swim Academy is a comprehensive and ‘all-inclusive’ programme designed by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) and taught by qualified and experienced instructors. There are 10 stages to the scheme and we offer free assessments to all new swimmers.


The first three stages will take your child through from a complete beginner to swimming 10 metres.


These stages focus on refining the 4 swimming strokes as well as introducing new water skills and water safety whilst working towards building stamina and distance.


The children will be swimming lengths and developing quality stroke technique and distance. There is an introduction to competitive swimming and the children will be taught turns, timed swims, swimming drills exercises. all the skills they have learned throughout the programme will be consolidated and your children will have developed the core range of skills required to be a confident, competent and safe swimmer.

Stage 8+

You are now able to try out for Cheddar Kingsfishers Swimming club. See Kingfisher page for more details.

Rookie Lifeguard (Pre booked classes)

This course provides a solid foundation on the basics of rescue and lifesaving skills. The programme is divided into 3 stages - Bronze, Silver & Gold with the opportunity to work toward badges.


1-1 Lessons:

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