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Swim England swimming instructors teach all lessons at Nuffield Health in Wakefield

Our popular 'Swim England Learn to Swim' programme at Nuffield Health in Wakefield 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.

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 during our opening hours
  • Your instructor can tailor lessons to your ability and goals, teaching front crawl, back stroke, breast stroke or butterfly
  • Simply let us know when you would like to book a lesson and we will find a suitable time for you
  • Our heated indoor swimming pool is 25 metres in length and you'll have a private lane to swim in.

Children's swimming lessons

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

Group lessons:

  • Swim school times: Monday - Friday: 16:00 - 17:30, Saturday: 12:30-13:00
  • 30-minute classes
  • Maximum of 6 children per class
  • Grouped by ability, not age
  • Available to children aged 5+

Private lessons:

  • We offer 1-2-1 lessons at various times throughout the day
  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 12:00, 15:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday: 12:00 - 16:00

Family swim times

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 12:00, 15:00 - 17:00
  • Weekends: 12:00 - 16:00


Junior lessons

  • Members - £7 per lesson
  • Non-members - £8 per lesson

Junior 1-2-1

  • Members - £18 per lesson / £170 block of 10 / £320 block of 20
  • Non-members - £19 per lesson / £180 block of 10 / £340 block of 20

Adult 1-2-1

  • Members & Non-members - £20 per lesson / £95 block of 5

Adults and Babies

  • Members - £8 per session
  • Non-Members - £9 per session

Parents are welcome to relax in our cafe while your child swims.

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.

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