ASA Learn to Swim Stage 1-3 Lessons

Structured ASA Learn to Swim lessons provided by our qualified ASA instructor.

ASA National Plan for Teaching Swimming (NPTS)

The NPTS is the ‘National Syllabus’ produced by the National Governing Body for
Swimming, the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), to assist and support the
delivery of swimming lessons. It is a single pathway for swimmers to learn how to
be competent and confident in the water.

  • Stage 1 – Developing basic safety awareness, movement skills and water confidence.
  • Stage 2 – Developing safe entry to the water, including jumping in. Basic floating and encouraging child to travel up to 5m on front and back.
  • Stage 3 – Developing safe entries including full submersion. Travel up to 10m on front and back. Progress rotation skills and water safety knowledge. At this stage, the swimmer will be assessed without the use of aids or support.

What to bring

  • Wear appropriate swimwear and bring a few towels.
  • Swim shorts must not be longer than knee length.
  • Swim goggles are optional but a swim hat is required.
  • Bring a 10p for the locker (non-refundable as a charity donation)

Swim Info

Main Pool
Leaner Pool
Age Limits No age restrictions

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Swimwear available to purchase at the pool

Learn to Swim sessions take place at the following times

Please ensure you have booked your place before turning up.

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Oaklands Community Pool Limited.
Company No. 08494371
Place of Registration: England & Wales,
Address: Oaklands Community Pool, Cromarty Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England, SO16 8LX,

Charity Name: Oaklands Community Pool Ltd
Registered Charity No. 1159791

023 8073 3496