Eric Liddell Sports Centre

Swimming Lessons

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  • Our lessons follow the Swim England Learn to Swim & Aquatic Skills Frameworks Stages 1 - 10.
  • All of our group lessons are taught by ASA Level 2 or above qualified teachers.
  • In Stages 1 & 2 we have an ASA Level 2 qualified teacher and an ASA Level 1 qualified assistant teacher in the water at all times.
  • Stage 1 - 7 lessons last 30 minutes.
  • Stage 8, 9 & 10 lessons last 1 hour and require fins which are available to purchase from reception for £25.
  • Our adult group caters for both beginner and improver swimmers.
  • Swimmers must be 4 years and 6 months to be eligible for our lessons. This is due to the depth (1m shallow to 2m deep) and temperature (29°) of our pool.
  • Swimmers can enrol at any point in the term and are continually assessed to enable them to move classes as soon as they are ready.
  • Our lessons run 50 weeks of the year, only stopping for the Christmas break.
  • To enquire about availability please call 0208 851 9111, or email info@elsc.london and speak to one of our team.

Ratios

  • Maximum number of swimmers in classes:
  • Stages 1 – 5                         8 swimmers
  • Stages 6 – 10                      12 swimmers

Prices

  • All lessons are charged at the same price per 10 week term.
  • Members £60
  • Non-members £70
  • These prices are charged pro rata if you join mid-term.
  • This includes the cost of a badge & certificate if one is achieved in the term.

From 18th March 2019, we will no longer be offering a member and non-member rate for our swimming lessons. Instead, our new ELSA rate will meet in the middle of the two, and allow FREE swimming during our public swim times. The new lesson rate will also include a free swimming hat (one per year). If your child is under 8, an accompanying adult is also allowed to swim for free.

The new price for swimming lessons is: £65 for 10 weeks for everyone.

  • Hats and goggles are available to buy from reception for £5 to £14.
  • Lockers are £1 returnable.
  • Parking is free - Mottingham Lane & Grove Park Road (sign posted Eltham College).
  • Free WiFi available.
  • For more information about membership please please call 0208 851 9111, or email info@elsc.london and speak to one of our team.

Group Lesson Programme

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We feel that with a focus on quality, partnered with our friendly atmosphere and competitive prices, your child can learn to swim and gain confidence whilst having fun.

Competition

  • The Club Hub is for those swimmers who would like to train for competition beyond Stage 10.
  • These sessions are taken by an ASA/Swim England Level 2 or above qualified coach, with a swimming club background.
  • Training will move from 'learn to swim' to 'train to win' with the focus on; precision technique & skill work, introduction of competition rules and building race speed & stamina.
  • Swimmers can take part in either or both of the sessions provided each week (2x 1 hour available).
  • The cost of swimming both sessions is £120 for members & £140 for non-members (10 weeks).
  • We are partnered with Orpington Ojays Swimming Club to provide a pathway to competitive level swimming for every ELSA swimmer.

1 to 1 Lessons

  • Saturdays 9am - 2pm & Sundays 10.30am - 2pm.
  • Lessons can be tailored to suit the individual swimmer's needs including; technique work, skill improvement & stamina/speed building.
  • Children & adults of all abilities accommodated.
  • £22.50 per 30 minute lesson.
  • Term discount = 10 weeks for £180
  • 2:1 (or more) shared lesson £27.50 per 30 minute lesson.
  • Term discount = 10 weeks for £220

From 18th March 2019, every ELSA swimmer will be allowed to swim for FREE during our public swim times. Swimmers will also be given a free swimming hat (one per year). If your child is under 8, an accompanying adult is also allowed to swim for free.

The new price for 1 to 1 swimming lessons is: £190 for 10 weeks or £230 for 2:1 (or more sharing).

  • Lessons must be paid for in full at the start of each term.
  • We also run additional 1 to 1 lessons in the school holidays; Monday to Friday 9am - 12pm.

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Enquiries

  • If you have any questions or would like to make an enquiry please call 0208 851 9111, or email info@elsc.london and speak to one of our team.

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