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                                                                    A fully comprehensive learn to swim
                                                                    programme delivered by the two
  If you would like to know more about swimming opportunities or    largest clubs in Norfolk
  if you require this leaflet in large print, on audio tape or in
  another language please contact Janet Baker, Swimming
  development officer, City Hall, Norwich, NR2 1NH.
  t: 01603 212112 or e: swim@norwich.gov.uk
                                                                                 Supported by   City Council
March 2009
What is Swim Norwich?                                                   Learning to swim not only provides an important life skill but can
                                                                        also be a starting point on a pathway to lifelong health and
Swim Norwich is a complete learn to swim and improvement                fitness. It can also help boost a child’s confidence, help with
programme offered by Norwich Swan and Norwich Penguins                  co-ordination and increase self-esteem.
Swimming Clubs. The clubs have both achieved the Swim 21
quality accreditation and are run by skilled people on a non-profit     Pathways are available for children who would like to continue
making basis and offer an affordable programme. From four years         swimming to a competitive level. Both clubs also offer RLSS
of age children can learn water confidence, skills, strokes and water   Rookie lifeguard classes.
safety. There are also parent and toddler sessions for younger
children. More competent swimmers are offered places in improver
classess taking place in deep water.                                    Learn to swim in a pool near you
Professional teaching at an affordable price
Swim Norwich lessons are delivered by fully qualified Amateur                                       Mon   Tues Wed   Thurs   Fri   Sat   Sun
Swimming Association (ASA) teachers. The programme aims to              Heartsease Middle School    ☺☺    ☺    ☺      ☺      ☺     ☺☺*   ☺
provide high quality sessions at low prices, making the best
teaching accessible to as many people as possible.                      Colman Road Middle School   ☺**   ☺    ☺      ☺      ☺     ☺*    ☺
                                                                        Earlham High School         ☺          ☺                   ☺
Swim Norwich teachers hold Royal Life Saving Society certificates,      Hellesdon High School                                ☺     ☺     ☺
which are regularly updated. The teachers are suitably CRB checked      Nelson Street               ☺     ☺
and have received child protection training.
                                                                        Thorpe St Andrew High       ☺                              ☺
Excellent programme
The programme follows the ASA National Teaching Plan for                Hethersett                             ☺
Swimming. This is a nationally recognised programme, which              Drayton Middle School       ☺     ☺    ☺      ☺      ☺
allows children to develop at their own pace, with certificates and
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badges for recognition.
Swimmability lessons are included in the programme for disabled         ☺ Norwich Swan Swimming Club                          01603 700196
children requiring specialist teaching.                                   www.norwichswan.org.uk
Location                                                                ☺ Norwich Penguins Swimming Club                      01603 463282
Classes are held in many local                                            www.ueacityofnorwichsc.com
neighbourhood swimming                                                   * Parent and Toddler groups
pools in and around Norwich.                                            ** Swimmability Session

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