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Learn to Swim

Want to join our Learn to Swim Programme?

Joining our programme is easy and bookings can be taken at any point throughout the year (subject to availability)

Find out more about our Learn to Swim Programme

Swimming is one of the most important skills you can learn. Our Glasgow Sport Learn to Swim programme is an ideal introduction to the water for children and adults of all abilities. We offer lessons for babies all the way to competent swimmers with flexible payment options to suit everyone

Our Swim Staff

Our teachers are qualified and receive regular ongoing training to enable us to support every child as they learn the life skill of swimming. We use the Scottish Swimming National Framework across all 12 facilities in the City. 

Early Years (6 months - 3 years)

The Early Years programme is designed to allow adults to become more confident in the water with their baby/toddler. This class encourages water confidence and basic core aquatic skills through play and song. 

Learn to Swim Programme (3 years +)

A progressive programme where children are taught the swimming strokes and skills to become a competent swimmer. 

  • The first step of your child's swimming journey is the Pre-School class (for children aged 3+ who haven't yet started school)
  • The Swim Skills 1 class is for children who attend school and are independent learners within a group environment

Adult Swim Pathway (16 years +)

The adult swim pathway offers the opportunity to learn to swim in a supported class environment. Our structured classes provide the flexibility to learn a range of aquatic skills to support adults in achieving their swimming goals.

Learn to Swim Provider of the Year Award 2018

Glasgow Sport was recognised in 2018 as offering the best Learn to Swim programme in Scotland - this was awarded by Scottish Swimming and is in recognition of the quality Learn to Swim programme available within Glasgow and the efforts of all staff to ensure that our programme is the best it can be!


Scottish Swimming

duncan Scott photo at Tollcross
Scottish Water Learn to Swim Provider of the Year 2018