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Learn to swim in Letchworth Garden City with experienced Swim England instructors

Our popular 'Swim England Learn to Swim' programme at Nuffield Health in Letchworth Garden City follows Swim England standards.

Whether you're an adult wanting to improve your stroke technique, or you want your child to develop water confidence, our swim school can help.

Changes to Family Swim Sessions as of 3rd April 2017:

From 3rd April the morning family swim session of 11.30 - 13:00 will now only be running during School and bank holidays.

During school term time, we will not be holding the morning session and there will not be a lifeguard present at this time.

The afternoon sessions below will continue to run as normal, where the lifeguard will be present.

  • Monday-Thursday 15:30 - 18:30
  • Friday’s 15:30 - 18:00
  • Weekends 12:00 - 17:30

Lessons are available to both our gym members and non-members.

Adult swimming lessons

  • At Nuffield Health we believe you are never too old to learn to swim
  • Whether you're a complete beginner or want to improve your stroke, we offer 1-2-1 lessons
  • Your instructor can tailor lessons to your ability and goals, teaching front crawl, back stroke, breast stroke or butterfly
  • Lesson times: Monday: 18:20 - 18:50, Wednesday: 19:30 - 20:30
  • We also offer crash courses if you would like to fast-track your lessons
  • Our heated indoor swimming pool is 20m


  • 1 x 30-minute private lesson: £17 - members, £22 - non-members

Children's swimming lessons

We offer a variety of lesson options for kids, whatever their age or ability.

  • Group lesson times: Monday - Thursday: Lunchtimes and evenings. Saturday: 12:00 onwards
  • 30-minute classes
  • Maximum of 6 children per class
  • Grouped by ability, not age
  • Available to children aged 4 months+
  • 1-2-1 lessons also available at times to suit you (subject to instructor availability)
  • Swimming badges/certificates included in fees

PLEASE NOTE: during Children's Swimming Lessons and Family Swim Time only one general swimming lane open for use for Swimmers.


  • 1 x 30-minute private lesson: £17 members, £22 non-members
  • 1 x 30-minute group lesson: £7 members, £12 non-members

Please get in touch if you would like any further information or to book a lesson. We look forward to welcoming you to our swim school.