Bulmershe Leisure Centre - Swim School

Local Offer

Swim School Lessons


  • 30 minute lessons at the shallow end of the pool for 6 months – 5 years (Average course length 6 weeks)
  • Designed to introduce very young children (with a parent/carer) to the joys of water
  • Friendly and experienced teacher uses toys, games, floatation aids and fun song to develop water confidence and basic swimming techniques
  • ASA Ducklings Awards available (stages 1 –5)

Junior Swim School

  • 30 minute lessons at the shallow end of the pool for ages 4 upwards (average course length 11 weeks)
  • Small teaching groupFriendly, experienced teacher and assistant (both in the water) >li>Perfect stepping stone from Ducklings to full SwimSchool
  • Ducklings (stages 3-5) and ASA NPTS Awards (stages 1 & 2) available

Swim School

  • 30 minute lessons at various points of the pool for ages 5 and up (average course length 11 weeks)
  • Stages 1 & 2 in shallow end, Stages 3 & 4 in the middle section, Stage 5 and Multi skills use the deep end, and Stages 6 & 7 and Competitive Swimming use lengths
  • Teaching groups of various sizes subject to ability to maximise value for money
  • Friendly, experienced teachers – also Assistant Teacher in water for stage 1
  • ASA NPTS Awards (stages 1 – 7 + 8, 9 & 10 in specialist disciplines) available

Additional Needs Swim School

  • 30 minute lessons with exclusive use of the full pool for ages 4 -16years (average course length 11 weeks)
  • Friendly teaching staff and volunteer water assistants are all in the water
  • Classes are relaxed and children work to their own ability
  • Parents/carers are welcome to watch from poolside
  • Pupils may progress to Mainstream Swim School


Holiday Activities

During the holidays we offer a variety of Swim School courses for both beginners and improvers.

These are half hour, 4/5 day courses aimed at increasing both ability and confidence with our fully qualified and CRB checked swim teachers.

Commissioned by Wokingham Borough Council
Who to Contact
0118 9268733
Bulmershe Leisure Centre - Swim School

Where to Go
Name of venue
Bulmershe Leisure Centre
Venue address
Woodlands Avenue
When is it On/Open?
Date & Time Information

See website for details

Costs and Fee Information
Contact provider for costs?
Cost Concessions
CAN Card Holders
Facilities and Accessibility
Disabled Toilet
Refreshments available to purchase
Baby change facilities
Easy Access for Prams and Buggies
Wheelchair access
Provision For
Needs Supported / Provided for
Children with Additional Needs
Learning and Communication
Physical disability
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Sensory Impairment
Wheelchair Accessible
Data last checked: 03/12/2014
Local Offer
Local Offer