Swim Academy

Swim Academy

Our fantastic programme is aligned with the Swim England national syllabus of swimming. It focuses on teaching a wide range of skills that takes non-swimmers from their first splash to being a competent, confident swimmer.

Our Swim School is perfect for all ages, from babies and toddlers, through to children, teenagers and adults. 

As part of our commitment to childhood swimming Vivacity offer free swimming to all under 5s and every person signed up to the Vivacity Swim Academy benefits from unlimited free public swimming. 


Begin your swimming journey with the Vivacity Swim Academy!

What is the Swim Academy?

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! 

Every child receives badges, stickers and certificates along their journey. You also get access to our FREE online assessment tool which allows you to track your child’s progress from lesson-to-lesson via real-time feedback from swimming teachers poolside.

The Swim Academy is available at the Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre, Vivacity Premier Fitness and Jack Hunt Pool & Gym.

Available to purchase from reception

The list below is just a few of our things available for purchase from the reception:

Item: Price: Additional Information:
ASA Parents Guide £2.00  
Swim Academy cap £2.50 one FREE with each stage or purchase a replacement cap.
End of stage badge, certificate and sticker £3.00  
Complete Swimmer Medal £8.00 Upon completion of stages 1-7.
Elite Swimmer Medal £8.00 Upon completion of stages 8-10.


Save money with our direct debit payment scheme

You can now sign up to easy direct debit payments which comes with a range of FREE benefits!

  • FREE swim cap*, badges and certificates at every stage
  • FREE swimming during Open Swim Sessions at the Regional Pool, Jack Hunt Pool, and the Peterborough Lido in summer **
  • PLUS 10% off all swimming merchandise

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

**Each child must be accompanied by a paying adult. Free swimming only applies during open swim sessions at any of the sites mentioned above. Additional fees apply for family Fun sessions.


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