Swimming Lessons

The Heart of our Community 

Please note: Due to the Bank Holidays there will be no swimming lessons on 6th May, 27th May & 26th August 2024

We take great pride in teaching swimming lessons at HLC, a life skill which improves physical wellbeing and is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

Our swimming lessons are taught by ASA-qualified and experienced instructors who will ensure that your child learns to swim quickly and safely.

We are proud to partner with Swim Wales to teach their Learn To Swim Wales programme. 

Our classes ensure improved water confidence and swimming technique by allowing the individual to progress at their own pace.

For more information please email: contactus@holywellleisurecentre.com


A great way to introduce your child to the water. Come and have fun at our SPLASH classes and get your little ones confident and independent in the water.  For children aged 3.

Wave 1

Get to know the pool and its safety rules. Lots of fun, floating & splashing. Very first strokes, with swimming aids when needed. For children aged 4+

Wave 2

Wave 2 focuses on jumping in, floating and gliding, whilst learning breathing techniques and swimming 5 meters on front and back without the use of swimming aids. 

Wave 3

Introducing breaststroke, improving swimming techniques including push and glides. 

Building water confidence and swimming 10 meters on front and back.

Wave 4

Working on strokes and improving floating and treading water techniques to enable swimmers to swim in an efficient manner in deep water. Swimming 25 meters on front and back 

Wave 5 & 6

Increasing fitness levels in the water, building up to a higher intensity of swimming which will benefit swimmers when they work up to distance swimming. Working on treading water and alternative ways to jump and dive in. 

Children that are signed up for direct debit lessons get FREE public swimming sessions at no additional cost.

Rookie Lifeguards

The RLSS Rookie Lifeguard programme supports our Learn to Swim programme teaching members essential lifesaving skills

Lessons in valuable survival, rescue and sports skills, working towards different standards of lifesaving starting at Bronze and working up to Silver and Gold. 

For many of our Rookie Lifeguards, our programme offers the first opportunity to explore water safety, gradually gaining independence and confidence while learning vital life skills. 

1:1 or 1:2

Our 1:1  courses are for both complete beginners who are looking to start the journey of learning to swim or for those children who already attend our swimming lessons and may want to enhance their knowledge/skills further.

Learning how to swim everyday speeds up the learning process and is an ideal way to give your child a helping hand in their swimming development.

Each course of lessons is run by a friendly, qualified, experienced swimming teacher.

These courses run during the school holidays so please give us a call on 01352 355 100 to find out more.


If your child has completed our swimming programme, why not look at our Link class which is coached by Holywell Swimming Club Coaches. This is the perfect session to work on technique and stamina and further develop swimming ability.

Adult Lessons

Beginner Adult Lessons

Getting used to the water in a very calm and relaxed environment with our Instructor. Learn basic techniques in the water such as learning how to put your face in the water and using different floats.

Advanced Adult Lessons

A more advanced swimming lesson with an experienced Instructor, with the aim of increasing your stamina and fitness, with a focus on improving your overall swimming technique.

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