Established since 1984

Where learning to swim is safe and fun

Children’s Swimming Lessons

Lesson prices, prices vary depending on class size/location.

Parent & Baby, Preschool – £8.20

St Michael’s Group lessons – £7.95

St Michael’s 1:1 lessons – £25

St Michael’s 1:2 lessons –  £30 (£15 per child)

Oakdene – TBC Lessons cancelled until further notice

We always include an STA badge at the end of each term (additional fee of £5.00). Lesson fees are payable termly by BACs, monthly direct debit or cash/cheque.

Current Terms Dates

We are hopeful that we will be able to open from 12th April. As this is in half term, it is likely group lessons will commence from w/c 19th April. Some 121 lessons may be able to start from 12th, contact me for more details.

Group Lessons

All our courses are shown to the left of this page, click the links on the titles to find out more about each session.

Our lessons are all held in small groups (Max 5 at St Michael’s) with teachers in the water for our beginner and group 2 (weak swimmers).

We also offer advanced lessons for children who are much stronger swimmers, our group 4 swimmers regularly complete their 1 Mile + badges plus lifesaving and personal survival awards.

Pay as you Go is an option for some lessons, please contact us for details.

One to One Lessons

Lessons on a one to one basis for swimmers of all ages baby to adult. Contact me for further information. Prices start at £25 booked in advance and can be on a pay as you go, ad hoc basis.

Daytime lessons for Home-schooled Children

Please contact me for availability. We are able to run small group lessons, max 5 children with a teacher in the water or 1:1 lessons.

Holiday Courses

We also run additional ad hoc short holiday courses for children, please contact us or check back here for any upcoming holiday course details. Or if you have friends/school etc interested we can arrange a bespoke session for you. These can include;

  • Life Saving
  • Synchronised Swimmiing
  • First Aid



One to One Lessons – Wimborne

Private pool in Wimborne
Bookable on an ad hoc basis

Group Lessons – Ferndown, Verwood, West Moors

Cancelled until further notice due to Covid-19
Oakdene Holiday Park
Mondays 4:30-6:30

STA Junior Lifeguard & First Aid – Wimborne

Cancelled until further notice due to Covid-19
Colehill, Wimborne
Tuesdays 3.30-4 & Fridays 6.30-7

Group & 1:1 Lessons – Wimborne

Colehill, Wimborne
Tuesdays 15:30 – 18:00
Fridays 16:00 – 18:30
Saturdays 15:00 – 17:00

Baby & Preschool – Wimborne

Colehill, Wimborne
Thursdays: 12:45 – 1:45
Saturdays TBC