Swimming Lessons

Salt Ayre Sharks Swim School

Salt Ayre Sharks Swim School

Learn to swim with Salt Ayre Sharks Swim School!

Following the Swim England plan for swimming, our recognised programmes cover all aspects of swimming for all abilities.

Delivered by our friendly instructors in a fun and supportive environment, we’ll have you confident and water safe in no time!

Lesson options: 

Shark Babies

For ages: 4 weeks - 18 months
Cost: £5.75 pay as you go. No need to book!
When? Tuesdays at 12pm, term time only 
Description: Encouraging development of natural swimming reflex which sustains and rebuilds these reflexes which leads to voluntary arms and leg movements we know as swimming. Shark Babies helps to socialise babies in an environment of surrounding water, splashing and noise associated with swimming and pools; we use colours, number and music to make these sessions fun for babies and parents/guardians.

Little Sharks 

For ages: 18 months - 4 years
Cost: £24 p/month via direct debit* 
When? Thursdays & Fridays at 11.15am and 11.45am. Must be pre-booked!
Description: Using songs and games, Little Sharks (previously known as Swimny Crickets) helps to build water confidence and independence, whilst also developing movement and basic water skills.

ASA Foundation 

For ages: Pre-school - 4 years
Cost: £24 per month via direct debit* 
Description: The beginning phase of the Swim England national programme, preparing children for lessons and assessing the basic water skills.

Children's Shark Group Lessons

For ages: 4 years school attendees+ years
Cost: £24 per month via direct debit* 
Description: Following the stages 1 - 7, our qualified staff progress learners through badges and certificates. Parents are given access to an online Parent Portal where they can review their child's progress throughout each stage.

Solo Shark Lessons

For ages: Available for both children of 5+ years and adults
Cost: 1 to 1 lessons £15, 2 to 1 lessons £22.50 Minimum of 5 sessions must be booked and pre-paid.
Description: For a more bespoke experience, we offer both 1 to 1 and 2 to 1 lessons with a fully qualififed and supportive teacher. These sessions are designed to fit around your individual needs and help to develop your skills at a greater pace. These lessons are perfect for the beginner who is not confident in water, or the more competent swimmer who wants to learn technique or stroke improvement.

*Alternative payment options are available, ask at enrolment for more information. 

And something for you to get your teeth into…


All Salt Ayre Sharks are entitled to:

  • FREE swimming outside of lessons* at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre
  • A FREE swim hat





*During public swim sessions only