Established since 1984

Where learning to swim is safe and fun

Children’s Lessons

We follow the term dates of Colehill First School.

Lesson prices (10% discount for your first term with us), prices vary depending on class size/location:

Parent & Baby, Preschool – £5.90+Vat each

St Michael’s – £5.80+Vat each

Montacute – £5.90+Vat each

Oakdene – £6+Vat each

We always include an STA badge at the end of each term (additional fee of £3 per term). Lesson fees are payable termly by BACs, monthly direct debit or cash/cheque.

Pay As You Go Swimming

We are now pleased to be able to offer pay as you go swimming for babies and beginners. There are limited PAYG spaces available. The Baby session is at St Michael’s School on a Thursday at 1.15pm and is £8.50 PAYG session. The Beginner sessions are at Montacute School on a Thursday with various times from 3.45pm, sessions cost £8 each.

PAYG sessions MUST be booked 24hrs in advance for each session, limited availability, no guarantee of a space. Session MUST be paid for either in advance online or cash at the start of the lesson.

Current Terms Dates – Autumn 2017

Monday 4th September – Friday 15th December (inc).

Half Term – week commencing Monday 23rd October.

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 7 at St Michael’s, 6 at Montacute and 5 at Oakdene) 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.

One to One Lessons

Coming soon in a private pool. Lessons on a one to one basis with me (Emma) for swimmers who are confident at 25m+. Contact me for further information. Prices start at £15+Vat booked in advance and can be on a pay as you go, ad hoc basis.

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



AquaFit Sessions – Wimborne & Ferndown/Verwood

Mondays, Oakdene Forest Park – 7.30-8.15pm
Tuesdays, St Michael’s School Wimborne – 8-8.45pm

One to One Lessons – Wimborne

Private pool in Wimborne
Bookable on an ad hoc basis

Group Lessons – Ferndown, Verwood, West Moors

Oakdene Holiday Park (***NEW VENUE***)
Mondays 4:00-6:00

STA Junior Lifeguard & First Aid – Wimborne

Colehill, Wimborne
Tuesdays & Fridays 3.30-4

Group Lessons – Poole

Canford Heath, Poole
Thursdays 3:45 – 6:45

Group Lessons – Wimborne

Colehill, Wimborne
Tuesdays 3:30 – 6:00
Fridays 4:00 – 6:30

Baby & Preschool – Wimborne

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