COVID-19 update Monday 4 January 2021: Due to Tier 4 restrictions, children's and adult's swimming lessons are cancelled until further notice.


We run courses for both adults and children of all ages and abilities.

We offer swimming programmes on Tuesday - Friday from 4.30pm.

  • Autumn Term - 13 weeks: week commencing 7 September 2020 excluding half-term.

  • Spring Term - 12 weeks: week commencing 4 January 2021 excluding half-term.

Children's Swimming

Follow the ASA Learn to Swim Pathway and support your child to develop their swimming technique and awareness of water safety and personal survival.

Tutor: Jill Henderson - ASA Level 2 Swimming Coach.

Our 'Guide to the ASA Learn to Swim Pathway at Astley' explains our swimming groups so you can enrol your child for a suitable session. Our friendly qualified swimming teachers will also assess your child’s skills so that they can improve at the rate that’s best for them. We offer swimming lessons to children aged 5 and above or when they start reception.

Adults Swimming

Join our friendly swimming groups suitable for all levels including those who want to learn to swim for the first time.

Tutor: Jill Henderson - ASA Level 2 Swimming Coach.


We enrol at any time so you or your child can join a swimming group whenever you/they are ready.

Enrol by calling the Community Office on 0191 237 1505 or in person during term time at Astley Community High School Main Reception. During term time, our Reception opening hours are Monday to Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm.


We would like to hear from you with suggestions of other sports and leisure activities that we could offer. Contact Community Learning for more details or to offer feedback by telephone on 0191 237 1505 or by email to