Old dogs and new tricks, some say they don’t mix. When it comes to water, at Surrey Park, we do not agree! In fact at Surrey Park we believe that it is both never too late to learn to swim and also that as adults it is as important as ever to be confident, competent and safe in the water.

Maybe you would like to jump in the pool but swimming and water safety are skills you have not previously had the opportunity to learn. Maybe you are a parent or grandparent wanting more confidence in participating in your child’s water activities or development as a swimmer. Or perhaps you are already an experienced swimmer but want to take the opportunity to improve technique with other swimmers of similar ability.

Perhaps also you want – or need – to take to the water for health reasons. There has been significant research into the many health and wellbeing benefits of swimming as we get older. It is easy to appreciate the cardio vascular and respiratory / breathing benefits of swimming. Equally important are benefits for people with longer term health conditions, particularly problems with joints and muscles. The weight supporting, low impact properties of water are unique and mean that no one is restricted from taking part in water based activities.

No matter what the motivation, at Surrey Park, confidence, skill development and water safety are fundamental to the classes we have designed to meet the unique needs of adult swimmers. So whether it is fitness and health, participation, or simply to have the confidence to enjoy the pleasures of water, at Surrey Park we are happy to teach any ‘old dogs’ lots of new tricks.

  • Offered 7 days a week
  • Many great locations with unique benefits
  • 30 minute lessons
  • 4 students maximum
  • Classes run according to school term

LEVEL PROGRESSION

  • Adult Beginner: Get comfortable in water with breath control, floating, safety skills, and kicking
  • Adult Intermediate: Develop freestyle side breathing and correct strokes over 8-12 meters 
  • Adult Advanced: Develop correct technique, all strokes, and endurance over longer distances in a 25m lane

Lesson details

  • Offered 7 days a week
  • Many great locations with unique benefits
  • 30 minute lessons
  • 4 students maximum
  • Classes run according to school term

What to bring

  • Goggles
  • Water bottle
  • Cap if hair is long