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Swimming Lessons


Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons and coronavirus update

Plus Icon Need to know information regarding lessons during lockdown
  • All Swimming Lessons postponed with immediate effect until further notice.
  • If you pay by Direct Debit your payments will be frozen with immediate effect. When we re-open we will be in touch to confirm arrangements for reinstating the direct debit and confirm any credit/refund arrangements. Until we have a date for re-opening, we will not be able to confirm this.
  • If you pay upfront for blocks of lessons any credit currently on your child’s swimming lesson account will be carried over to when the swimming lessons restart.
  • Carnegie Swim Academy payments will be frozen, with swimmers remaining in their present classes.
  • Once we have an understanding of timescales for re-opening, we will be in touch to confirm arrangements for reinstating direct debits or refunding and crediting for payments already made

About swimming lessons at LBU

Leeds Beckett University offers swimming lessons for a range of abilities and ages and is available for children from three years old as well as adults. 

LBU's swimming lessons provides a balanced programme, delivered by fully qualified and experienced teachers and coaches, which specialises n stroke technique and follows Swim England's Learn to Swim Framework.

Leeds Beckett also offers private swimming lessons, including one to one and one to two lessons, as well as speciality coursees including rookie lifeguarding courses and freestyle courses for swimmers who want to go further than the Learn to Swim level 7 award.

All lessons and courses are available on any one of the following days: Monday evenings, Friday evenings, Saturday mornings or Sunday mornings.

Swimming prices

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Leeds Beckett's swimming lessons offer a monthly direct debit scheme for you that costs £24.80 per month that includes the below swimming lessons:

  • Ducking 1
  • Duckling 2
  • Duckling 3
  • Learn to Swim Level 1
  • Learn to Swim Level 2
  • Learn to Swim Level 3
  • Learn to Swim Level 4
  • Learn to Swim Level 5
  • Learn to Swim Level 6
  • Learn to Swim Level 7

All of the above lessons take place weekly and last 30 minutes.

Plus Icon Private lessons

Leeds Beckett's private swimming lessons prices are available below:

1-1 private lessons cost £17 per lesson.

1-2 private lessons cost £25 per lesson. 

Both lessons last 30 minutes.

Plus Icon Speciality courses

Leeds Beckett's speciality swimming courses offer a monthly direct debit scheme that costs £24.80 per month and include the following courses:

  • Freestylers courses
  • Rookie Lifeguard courses

Both courses offer 30 minute sessions on a weekly basis.

Contact us

If you are interested in signing up to one of our classes you can complete our online enquiry form to register your interest.

If you are wanting more information about session timetables, moving classes or if you have any other questions about swmming lessons please call our team on 0113 8123160.

If your enquiry is in relation to membership payments, or missed payments, please contact our collecting agent Debit Finance Collections (DFC) on 01908 422007 or email DEC.

Alternatively, if you wish to cancel your membership or freeze due to a medical reason please email the Leeds Beckett swim team.


Plus points

  • Fun based learning
  • Fully qualified instructors
  • Safe learning environment
  • All equipment provided
  • Follows Swim England's Learn to Swim Framework