Swim Academy

Swim Academy

Swimming is a vital life skill for both children and adults. Our fantastic programme, aligned with the Swim England national syllabus of swimming, teaches a range of skills that will take you from your first splash to being a confident and competent swimmer.

Swim Academy provides lessons for all ages, from babies and toddlers, through to children, teenagers and adults. 

Plus, Vivacity offer free swimming to every person signed up to our direct debit scheme* just show your Vivacity card.

*T&Cs apply

Click here to view our pool timetables 

What is the Vivacity Swim Academy?

The Swim Academy offers swimming lessons for all ages and abilities, from foundation level through to competitive swimming. We also offer FINS inclusive lessons to support people with a disability and Adult Swim Academy for people who want to learn to swim or further their skills.

At stages 1-10 the emphasis is on offering a fun and structured course. There are ten clear stages of progression, all taught in a friendly, supportive and safe environment with the focus on allowing children to learn, develop and discover in a fun and enjoyable way. 

Our Swim Academy lessons are available at Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre, Jack Hunt Pool and Gym and Vivacity Premier Fitness.

Direct debit payment scheme

Sign up to easy direct debit payments and enjoy a range of benefits:

*T&Cs apply 

Available to purchase from reception

Item: Price: Additional information:
Swim England parents guide £2  
Swim Academy cap £2 one FREE with each stage or purchase a replacement cap
End of stage badge, certificate and sticker £3  
Complete swimmer medal £8 Upon completion of stages 1-7
Elite swimmer medal £8 Upon completion of stages 8-10


 What are the benefits?

• Children can progress at their own pace with expert support
• Receive a progress passport and collect fun stickers 
• Colour coded swim cap for every swim stage*
• Friendly classes of up to 12 children
• Home portal tool with real-time progress and feedback 

*Exchange your old swim cap for your new one at reception