BOOK your SWIMMING LESSONS here. Before you BOOK, you must read the stages so you select the correct class for your child’s ability.


Step 1 – Click on the log-in button above
Step 2 – Select ‘Your Centre’ from the 1st drop down menu (by postcode/location)
Then select ‘The Swim Academy‘ from the 2nd menu (by sport/activity).
Then click the final button – show centres. A list of lessons will then appear down the right hand side of the page.
Step 3 – Use the filter on the left to click the day of the week your lesson is usually on.
Then search to find the time and stage of your lesson.
Please only select the time and date of your current class.
Step 5 – Once you have found the day, time and stage of your class, that matches the information above, click the ‘Book’ button.
A pop up box will appear, click ‘Checkout’.
Step 6 – A box will then appear. On the left it asks you to register as a new customer, click the ‘Register’ button and then complete all of the personal details for your child, then click continue.
Step 7 – Select who will attend
Step 8 – Tick the box for ‘Direct Debit’ option and then continue. It will display a summary of your payment. Click continue and you will be asked to enter your bank details to set up your Direct Debit. And click ‘Agree’.
Step 9 – Click ‘Accept’ and the complete appropriate details.
You will then get conformation for the DD set up.

Note: You will not be charged until after we open on. You will receive details of your payments 10 days before we reopen

Learn to swim

Every child in our Swim Academy is taught in a safe, supported environment surrounded by caring, qualified teachers. Your child will have the confidence to learn the skills they need and you can feel rest assured.

To allow for continuous progression and development we run our lessons 50 weeks of the year with 2 weeks Christmas break.

Your child’s progress is monitored and assessed at regular stages throughout the year to ensure they reach their potential. Home portal allows you to view their progress at any time. Lessons are weekly and 25 minutes of active teaching with a 5 minutes administration and change over time

To ensure your child starts their aquatic journey in the correct stage of the swim scheme – please see the stages descriptions below.

Payable monthly by Direct Debit £27 per month
121 and 221 lessons are available on request

boy swimming with float
group of kids in pool


We follow the Swim England Learn To Swim pathway supported by the award
scheme to congratulate and motivate children through their achievement.

Our experienced and qualified Teachers will ensure your child is taught in a safe
and secure environment to allow their skills to develop.

baby’s first swim course

A FREE 4-week course for babies up to 18 months old to introduce them to being in the water in a small group. This will also give you more confidence in supporting your child in the water. At the start of their aquatic journey they will be learning the basic skills including how to move in water, floating, streamlining and how to get in and out of the pool safely.

Bury Leisure Centre
Tuesdays 11:00
Thursdays 13:00

Newmarket Leisure Centre
Mondays 09:00
Thursdays 13:00

Mildenhall Hub
Wednesdays 11:30
Thursdays 11:30

To book call T. 01284 757473 or email

baby swimming
Child swim underwater

Benefits of Swim Academy

It’s a life-skill

Free swimming for all children in Swim Academy

Small groups for lessons

Pay by direct debit – no contract with 1 month notice to cancel

No re-enrolment required

Weekly physical activity for your child

Track your child’s progress at any time in the online swim academy portal

Adult lessons

It’s never too late to learn to swim or improve your skills, fitness and confidence.
We offer lessons for adults regardless of your experience, ability or fitness level.

Our Teachers will support you safely to grasp the basics or improve on what skill you have. Our group lessons allow for social interaction and peer support and motivate.

Together we can achieve more.  Alternatively, available as a 121 lesson.

lady swimmer


You can book lessons online today, via the button below.

If there is no availability showing at your local pool, keep checking back regularly as we do not operate a waiting list.


There’s some really great blogs on the Swim England website – informing and supporting parents to make the right choices about swimming lessons.

3 girls in a pool - close to camera


To cancel your membership, please email us below, providing one months notice.

Please remember to provide details of your child’s name and the centre at which they have lessons.

We also suggest that you cancel your Direct debit with your bank.

We’re sorry to see you go.


Family Swimming

Book ‘family swimming’ at any of our centres


Book sessions at Newmarket, Sudbury & Haverhill


Exhilarating fun in Haverhill


Great value, flexible memberships for everyone