Established since 1984

Where learning to swim is safe and fun


We follow the term dates of Colehill First School.

It makes it easier for me as that’s where my children attend!

Lessons are priced at £5.80 +VAT. We always include an STA badge at the end of each term (additional fee of £2.50 per term). Lesson fees are payable termly by BACs, monthly direct debit or cash/cheque.

Current Terms Dates – Autumn 2017

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

Half Term – week commencing Monday 23rd October.



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 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.

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. These can include;

  • Life Saving
  • Synchronised Swimmiing
  • First Aid

**NEW** Student Teacher Courses

For children aged 13-16, gives them the first introduction to becoming a swimming teacher. Enables them to help in lessons. These courses are run on an adhoc basis so please contact us for dates.


Children’s Swimming Lessons – Oakdene, Ferndown, Verwood

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

*NEW* Junior Lifeguard

Colehill, Wimborne
Friday 6.30-7.30

STA Junior Lifeguard & First Aid – Wimborne

Colehill, Wimborne
Tuesdays & Fridays 3.30-4

Children’s Swimming Lessons – Poole

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

Children’s Swimming Lessons – Wimborne

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

Baby & Preschool – Wimborne

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