Aquarius Swim School

State-of-the-art facilities and experienced teachers form the core of our ‘Aquarius Schools’ Swim School. With pools in the north, south and east of Coventry, schools are able to access the venue that is nearest to them in order to minimise travel time.

The Xcel Leisure Centre in the south of the city provides a 25-metre pool with adjustable floor height, the pool at Centre AT7 boasts a 25-metre pool with a splash pool and The Alan Higgs Centre offers 50-metre pool with adjustable floor height.

Lessons are thirty minutes in duration, with one-hour multi-aquatic classes available for children who have progressed through all of the stages. We run a continuous assessment for all children, enabling progression at the point when all the criteria has been achieved.

The swim programme focuses on all four main strokes, water confidence and water skills. Children will develop key stroke techniques whilst working towards badges from the ASA ‘learn to swim’ pathway.

You can learn more about our programme of swimming lessons for children below.

Already an Aquarius Member?

Did you know you can book public swimming sessions at Centre AT7, The Alan Higgs Centre, Xcel Leisure Centre and Waterpark sessions at The Wave for FREE*

Use your unique code when booking your space and be sure to bring you Aquarius wristband **when arriving at your public/waterpark session!

We also periodically send newsletters to inform our members of the latest news, enrolment information, timetables and more. Plus, we send customer alerts via text message for any communications related to a specific class.

Check we have the correct contact details for you at reception during your next visit to The Wave, Xcel Leisure Centre, The Alan Higgs Centre or Centre AT7. If you’ve already provided us with your email address, remember to check your spam folders .

*free for Child Aquarius Member only. Admission Policy applies at The Wave
**To obtain an Aquarius Wristband to gain access to your FREE public and waterpark sessions, you’ll need to pay £15.00 for the wristband. These can be obtained from Centre AT7, The Alan Higgs Centre, Xcel Leisure Centre or The Wave.

Our Policies whilst attending lessons:

You can watch your child from our viewing galleries/areas at Centre AT7, The Alan Higgs Centre and Xcel Leisure Centre. Photography and Videos are not permitted in these areas.

Please ensure you have blue coverings on your feet when entering the changing rooms.

The poolside area should be kept clear of spectators, pushchairs and belongings during lesson times. Child’s belongings should be left in the locker’s provided during lessons and not left on poolside.

Body Belts are available to purchase at receptions. Due to hygiene reasons, we are unable to lean these. Please ensure that you put the belt on your child prior the lesson as staff will be unable to assist due to needing to start the lesson.

Lessons, unless stated, run as normal during bank holidays and half term.

Lessons will not be running between these dates: Saturday 23rd December – Friday 5th January 2024.
Last sessions will run on Friday 22nd December 2023 with lessons resuming from Saturday 6th January 2024.

Adult Swimming Lessons
Private Lessons
Accelerated Swimming Lessons
Home Education Swimming Lessons
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