Stockport Metro have swimming schemes available for all ages and abilities. Before structured lessons begin, Stockport Metro offer Baby Splash and Little Splashers sessions for pre-school children aged 0-4 years. Please click here for more information on pre-school swimming.

Swim Tots Lessons (Aged 1-4 years)

Swim Tots lessons are designed for parents and children to be in the water and have fun together to gain experience of relaxation, body position and underwater confidence. Stockport Metro lessons use a hands on method and parents will be taught how to be the support for their children. Swim tots links directly with our junior lesson programme. Please see our dates for parents/guardians 2021.

Swim Tots Lessons are currently full. Please join our waiting list to be contacted when a space is available for your child. 

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Junior Swimming Lessons (Aged 4+)

Stockport Metro's Junior Lessons scheme is available for children aged 4+ years and cater for beginners and improvers. Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons focus on relaxation, body position and underwater confidence whilst ensuring your children also have lots of fun! Please see our dates for parents/guardians 2021.

Junior Swimming Lessons are currently full. Please Join our waiting list to be contacted when a space is available for your child. 

Adult Swimming Lessons (Aged 16+ years)

Stockport Metro offer a comprehensive scheme for adults which recognises an adults personal goals. The programme provides a scheme of work, recognises progress and provides the foundation skills which are developed to ensure you reach your full potential. For more information on adult swimming lessons, please fill out our online contact form. Please see our dates for lessons 2021.

Supported Swimming Lessons (Aged 4+ years)

Stockport Metro's Supported Lesson scheme is for children aged 4+ years with a disability who may need more support and a smaller class size than mainstream lessons can offer. For more information on supported swimming lessons, please fill out our online form here. Please see our dates for parents/guardians 2021.


What's Next?

Once your child has completed Badge 4 there are many options available to them to continue in the water. Stockport Metro deliver the following more advanced programmes should your child not wish to progress down the competitive swimming route:

Available to children who have completed Stockport Metro badge 4. 

The Swim England Challenge Awards encourage children to progress their skills and stamina and concentrate on good stroke style over increasing distances and improve skills such as treading water, sculling, surface dives and underwater swimming. 

Challenge Award classes are available at Life Leisure Romiley (0161 430 3437). 

ASA Challenge Awards Scheme

Available to children who have completed Stockport Metro badge 4. 

The Rookie Lifeguard programme gives children training on being confident and water safe in the pool and in open water, teaching them personal survival, rescue and lifesaving skills.

Rookie lifeguard courses are taught at Life Leisure Romiley (0161 430 3437). Please contact the facility of your choice for more details.

Synchronised swimming is a combination of dancing, gymnastics and swimming. Synchro is performed in solos, duets or teams to music. We offer a 2 week free trial, so why not come down and try it out for yourself?

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Junior Coaching encourages children to progress their skills and stamina and concentrate on good stroke style over increasing distances and improve skills such as treading water, sculling, surface dives and underwater swimming. 

Junior coaching is offered at Life Leisure Cheadle, Life Leisure Grand Central & Life Leisure Hazel Grove.

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Private 1:1 lessons are available on request enabling you or your child to focus on a certain stroke or skill.  When booking a course of 10 1:1 lessons you will receive the 1st lesson free!

Please contact your preferred centre for day and time options.

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