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Swimming courses

Swimming courses

Learn how to swim or improve technique with swimming courses. We help anyone regardless of your initial ability in the water.

  • Available to all
  • Instructor led learning from experienced coaches
  • Different levels, from beginner to advanced
  • 8 week course, with one session per week
  • Female only sessions available

Course prices

Price per course £60.00
University of Warwick staff?
Do a course for free using your Warwick Learning Access (WLA) vouchers.

Useful information

  • The swimming pool is located in the Sports & Wellness Hub at the University of Warwick - view on map.
  • Course price includes access to showers and changing facilities.
  • Flotation devices and support aids available for all sessions.
  • Wear suitable swimwear such as swimsuits, speedos or shorts. A swim hat is recommended for long hair. You can bring goggles, but they are not required.
  • Towels and drinks can be taken poolside.

Beginners

Improve your water confidence with this course designed for complete beginners to swimming. Female only sessions available.

What you'll learn:

  • Learn the mechanics of swimming in a friendly environment
  • You'll be gradually introduced to frontcrawl, backstroke and breaststroke
  • Each week will focus on a particular element of the 'BLABT' framework to progress swimming ability - body position, legs, arms, breathing, timing
Day First session Last session Time Book online
Monday 20 January 2020 9 March 2020 9.30am - 10.30am Book today
Tuesday 21 January 2020 10 March 2020 12.30pm - 1.30pm Book today
Thursday 23 January 2020 12 March 2020 12.30pm - 1.30pm Book today
Friday 24 January 2020 13 March 2020 8.30am - 9.30am Book today
Friday (female only) 24 January 2020 13 March 2020 2.00pm - 3.00pm Book today
Sunday 26 January 2020 15 March 2020 3.00pm - 4.00pm Book today

Improvers

For those who are confident in the water and able to comfortably swim frontcrawl and backstroke lengths in a 25m pool. Female only sessions available.

What you'll learn:

  • Improved fitness through fun and engaging swim workouts
  • Improved technique for frontcrawl, backstroke and breaststroke
  • Start learning the butterfly stroke
Day First session Last session Time Book online
Tuesday 21 January 2020 10 March 2020 1.30pm - 2.30pm Book today
Friday (female only) 24 January 2020 13 March 2020 3.00pm - 4.00pm Book today
Friday 24 January 2020 13 March 2020 7.30am - 8.30am Book today
Sunday 26 January 2020 15 March 2020 2.00pm - 3.00pm Book today

Advanced

Learn to swim as quickly and efficiently as you possibly can. For regular swimmers who are looking to improve your technique and fitness.

What you'll learn:

  • Improving endurance, speed and fitness using exciting training methods from the pros
  • Examining technqiue from the perspective of a competitive swimmer
  • Begin to look at how to tumble turn and effectively streamline
Day First session Last session Time Book online
Monday 20 January 2020 9 March 2020 10.30am - 11.30am Book today
Thursday 23 January 2020 12 December 2019 7.30am - 8.30am Book today

Want to know more?

If you have a question or want to know more about a course, please get in touch.

Contact warwicksport at warwick dot ac dot uk
Contact +44 (0)24 7652 3011