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Welcome to Adult Swimming Lessons

Adult Swimming Lessons at Teignbridge Leisure are available at both Newton Abbot Leisure Centre and Dawlish Leisure Centre. Our new term will take place from Monday 6th September - Saturday 18th December. Teignbridge Leisure follows the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme, using qualified teachers to provide essential life skills to stay safe in the water. 

Jam Packed Membership offers the best value for money with swimming lessons and other activities included, or you can pay as you go.

Learn to swim with us?

We are taking bookings for the September swim lessons. If you are not on a swimming lesson and would like to start with us. Please email our Swim team at swimlessons@teignbridge.gov.uk  with the following details:

  • Your full name.
  • Date of Birth.
  • Address.
  • Contact number.
  • Email.
  • Which centre: Newton Abbot Leisure Centre or Dawlish Leisure Centre.

Our swim team will contact you to discuss available adult swim lessons. 

If you already have an account but are not enrolled on the a course, you can book on your My profile on our website or the Teignbridge Leisure App.

Types of Adult Swimming Lessons

Adult Condition Swim Class

Are you looking to take your swimming to the next level? Try our Adult Condition Swim. The training session is instructor-led and will predominantly be front crawl swimming. During the one hour session, you can expect to swim between 2k and 3k. The instructor will be on hand to offer support, guidance and advice on techniques and answer any questions you may have.

Light Condition Swim Class

Are you looking to take your swimming to the next level? Try our Light Condition Swim. The training session is instructor-led and will be on hand to offer support, guidance and advice on techniques and answer any questions you may have. During the one hour session, our instructor will set drills to complete to improve your skill, technique and fitness. You can expect to swim between 0.5k and 1k. Light Condition Swim is excellent for swimmers looking to improve strength and distance to progress onto our Adult Condition Swim.

Booking instructions for Adult Condition and Light Swim Classes:

You can book the Adult and Light Condition Swim classes on our app under 'book classes' or on your My Profile Account.

Adult Beginners Swim Lesson

Adult beginners are for people that are non-swimmers or nervous swimmers looking to get back into the water and build confidence. Adult beginners are more tailored to the individual than just a lesson with a one to one approach.

Adult Improvers Swim Lesson

Can you swim continuously for 50 metres or are you looking to improve your overall swimming stroke? Try our Adult Improvers Swim. Adult Improvers Swim is excellent for swimmers looking to improve techniques on their strokes. The session is instructor-led and will be on hand to offer support, guidance and advice on techniques and answer any questions you may have. Our instructor will work with you to improve your skill, technique, and fitness during the one-hour session. Adult Improvers Swim is not suitable for non-swimmers.

Booking instructions for Adult Beginners and Improvers Swim Lessons:

You can book the Adult Beginners and Improvers Swim Lessons on our app or website.

Under 'Search Filter' enter 'Adult' into the 'Course Name' search bar - this will list all available Adult Beginner and Improver Swim Lessons. You can filter further by selecting the green 'Filter' button if the course name does not appear. 

Re-enrolment.

Re-enrolment takes place at the end of each term. Each swimmer will have to confirm, request to change or cancel their next set of swimming lessons during the specified period. Keep informed of the latest re-enrolment dates and costs.

Frequently Asked questions

Have a question? Before contacting us see our frequently asked questions.

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