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Two boys and a girl sitting on poolside ready for their Crash Course Swim LessonsGive your child a skill for life!

If your child's water confidence needs a boost, Crash Course Swim Lessons are here to help! We run the Crash Course Swim Lessons to help them make rapid progress and maybe even master a specific stroke. These swimming lessons are held each April and August during the longer school holiday periods at Newton abbot Leisure Centre and Dawlish Leisure Centre. 

Included in the Jam Packed Junior Membership. Not a Jam Packed Junior Member? You can Pay Per Intensive Course or upgrade to a Jam Packed Junior Membership. 

What are Crash Course Swim Lessons? 

Our Crash Course Swim Lessons will boost children's swimming skills, increase their confidence and help to keep them safe in the water. We all find some strokes and techniques easier to do than others and our courses are perfect for your child to work on their weaker elements and develop new techniques and skills.

Our instructors have bags of experience and energy to support them in our lessons to almost guarantee they'll learn a new skill and technique quickly during these fun, active and engaging lessons.

For more information, please speak with your instructor or drop our swim team an email on swimlessons@teignbridge.gov.uk 

When are the next set of Crash Course Swim Lessons? 

Our next set of Crash Course Swim Lessons will occur in the Summer Holidays. 

Newton Abbot Leisure Centre, 9 - 10 am.

Main pool

For stages 2 to 6.

  • Monday 1st August - Friday 5th August
  • Monday 15th August - Friday 19th August 

Learner pool

For frogs and stage 1.

  • Saturday 6th August
  • Saturday 13th August
  • Saturday 20th August
  • Saturday 27th August

Dawlish Leisure Centre, 8:30 - 9:30 am.

For stages 1 to 5, adult improvers and junior conditioning. 

  • Tuesday 2nd August - Friday 5th August
  • Tuesday 9th August - Friday 12th August
  • Tuesday 16th August - Friday 19th August 
  • Tuesday 23rd August - Friday 26th August

Crash Course Swim Lessons are 30 minutes and run for the duration of the stated time. 

Booking into an Crash Course Swim Lessons

Included in the Jam Packed Junior Membership.

Already a Pay As You Go or Jam Packed Junior Member? 

Log into your My Profile account and book

Booking instructions: In the 'course name' text box, type 'summer' and this will filter all the available Intensive Lessons. To filter by centre, day and time, click on 'filter'. Book now.

Pay As You go Members will be prompted for payment at checkout. 

Not a Pay As You Go or Jam Packed Junior Member? 

If you have never used us before, you will need to visit one of our centres to either create a Pay As You Go Member Account or sign up for a Jam Packed Junior Membership. 

For more information please email our Swim team on swimlessons@teignbridge.gov.uk

What you need to know

  • Sessions are booked on a first-come, first-served basis and are available to both members and Pay As You Go Members.  
  • Sessions are included in the Jam Packed Junior Memberships. 
  • Sessions are charged per session and at the time of booking (Pay As You Go Members).
  • Please remove footwear before entering the changing rooms. 
  • We provide all the equipment. 
  • Changing rooms, showers and lockers are available. 
    • You can purchase a locker token from reception.
  • Please shower before entering the pool. 

Important: Crash Course Swim Lessons do not contribute towards standard swimming lesson criteria but they will help swimmers learn and develop areas of weakness to support their standard swimming lessons. 

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