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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Supported by City Council
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 ☺ ☺
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
Town Close ☺ ☺
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