Children's Lessons

Children as young as 3 years and 6 months can join classes in Clifton and Westbury-On Trym.

The lessons are tailored to the age and ability of the learners, and where possible following appropriate risk assessments we offer a full inclusion policy.

The Non-swimmers class is suitable for learners who need to build confidence before they attempt their first strokes unaided.

The Beginners class is suitable for learners who are just starting to swim unaided and can now achieve <5m on their front and back.

The Improver 1 class is suitable for learners who have mastered swimming across the width of the pool on their front and back and are now ready to turn their front and back paddle into Frontcrawl and Backstroke. Breaststroke will also be introduced at this level.

The Improver 2 class is suitable for learners who are able to swim 25m+ and who need stroke improvement over all four competitive strokes along with basic personal survival skills.

Saturday Clifton
Non Swimmer 08.45 - 13.45
Beginner 08.45 - 13.45
Improver 1 08.45 - 13.45
Improver 2 08.45 - 13.45

Saturday Westbury on Trym
Non Swimmer 16.00 - 17.30
Beginner 16.00 - 17.30
Improver 1 16.00 - 17.30
Improver 2 16.00 - 17.30

Sunday Westbury on Trym
Non Swimmer 09.00 - 13.30 17.00 - 18.00
Beginner 09.00 - 13.30 17.00 - 18.00
Improver 1 09.00 - 13.30 17.00 - 18.00
Improver 2 09.00 - 13.30 17.00 - 18.00

Wednesday Westbury on Trym
Non Swimmer 17.45 - 18.45
Beginner 17.45 - 18.45
Improver 1 17.45 - 18.45
Improver 2 17.45 - 18.45

Once the learner is ready to move on from a width class they will be invited to join our lane classes.

Lane swimmers will be able to swim 50m+ confidently in at least three out of the four competitive strokes.

There are four 30 minute Advanced lane classes rising in ability and 3 Hour long pre-competition classes. Once the learner is regularly swimming 800m they may wish to choose an Hour long class where there stamina, speed and endurance will be developed.

Tuesday Westbury on Trym
Advanced 1 17.45 - 19.15
Advanced 2 17.45 - 19.15
Advanced 3 17.45 - 19.15
Advanced 4 17.45 - 19.15
Hour 1 18.15 - 19.15
Hour 2 18.15 - 19.15

Saturday Clifton
Advanced 1 13.15 - 14.15
Advanced 2 13.15 - 14.15
Advanced 3 13.15 - 14.15
Advanced 4 13.15 - 14.15

Saturday Westbury on Trym
Advanced 1 17.30 - 18.30
Advanced 2 17.30 - 18.30
Advanced 3 17.30 - 18.30
Advanced 4 17.30 - 18.30

Sunday Westbury on Trym
Advanced 1 18.00 - 18.30
Advanced 2 18.00 - 18.30
Advanced 3 18.30 - 19.00
Advanced 4 19.00 - 19.30
Hour 1 18.30 - 19.30
Hour 2 18.30 - 19.30
Hour 3 18.30 - 19.30

Splash-Happy Swimschool follow the STA series of awards.

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