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Children's swimming lessons

A valuable Skill for Life - Derbyshire Dales District Council's pools are a great place for your children to learn to swim - our lessons follow the Amateur Swimming Association National Teaching Plan which takes children on a journey from their first splash right through to developing their swimming skills to become confident, competent and safe in the water.

Great fun

Our friendly and well qualified instructors cater for children of all ages and abilities so, as well as learning and improving skills, our sessions are also fun and a great way to make new friends. Your child's hard work will be regularly rewarded with certificates and badges from the ASA Awards Scheme.

There may be a waiting list for children's swimming lessons, so we advise you to put your child's name down as early as possible so that we will let you know when a suitable place becomes available.

Course Information

Lessons last for half an hour and are available from Monday - Saturday. Parent and Baby runs alongside school term times, Toddlers and Learn to Swim programme run 50 weeks of the year in 12 week blocks, but don't worry if you've missed the start of the course as we are happy to book you in at any time as long as there is a space!

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Your child can learn the lifelong, valuable skill of swimming for just £4.85 per lesson. Payment is required when booking and you can choose to pay the full amount upfront or spread the cost by monthly direct debit. Please note that this price is valid for Active Leisure Members - our £6.00 annual scheme that offers discounts across all four District Council leisure centres. See our membership page for details.

We also run swimming lessons for adults.  Please contact us for further information.

Help your child to learn a valuable skill for life, contact us to book your child onto a course of swimming lessons.

Bakewell Swimming Pool

off Granby Road
Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1ES
01629 814 205
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