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Our Bryanston Swim Academy offers swimming lessons for all abilities from complete beginner. Our structured lessons follow the ‘Swim England Learn to Swim framework’ which covers the four strokes and water safety. 

The 'Learn to Swim' lessons are suitable for children aged 5 to 11 years old and are split over seven stages (each running over the course of 12 weeks).

Rookie Lifeguard sessions are suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years old. The Bronze, Silver and Gold stage awards ensure children have fun learning lifesaving skills.

Through fun and enjoyable lessons, our Swim England Level 2 qualified teachers aim to develop confident and competent swimmers.

  • 游泳课 are 25 minutes.  
  • Rookie Lifeguard sessions are 45 minutes.

National Pool Lifeguard qualification

The NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and Ireland and is also internationally recognised. 40多,000 pool lifeguards qualify with the RLSS UK every year, and there are currently more than 80,000 pool lifeguards qualified in the NPLQ – 95% of all UK pool lifeguards.

RLSS UK is regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA in Northern Ireland. 

If you’d like 要了解更多 about being a lifeguard click here.

Course information

Call 01258 484951 or email for more information.

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification including AED is a 5 day intensive course running from Monday to Friday. All sessions must be attended in order to complete the final assessment on Friday.

日期: 24th - 28th October 2022 (inclusive)

时报》: 08.30 – 18.00日常.

课程费用 including all materials and exam fees is £275.00

You will need to bring t-shirt and shorts to swim in. Cooked lunch is included.

Book and pay for your place to gain the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification here.

Please complete this form and return it to

Lifeguard Course Prerequisites

Every candidate attending a NPLQ course must be 16-years-old at the time of taking the NPLQ final assessment and be able to:

· Jump/dive into deep water

· Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds

· Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water

· Tread water for 30 seconds

· Surface dive to the floor of the pool

· Climb out unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design permits

Autumn 2022 swimming lessons (£96 for 12 weeks)

The new term starts on Sunday 4 September 2022 and runs for 12 weeks until Wednesday 7 December 2022. There are no sessions on 19/23 October or 26/30 October due to Bryanston having a two-week half-term. 

If you miss the beginning of the series but still want your child to join, please contact to see if there is space available. If there is, we will give you a discount code to pay the appropriate balance.

If you're unsure which stage your child is at, 请参阅菠菜网推荐的 stage criteria guide at the bottom of this page. 


Stage One (Group A): Sundays 09:00 – 09:25 (8 spaces)

  • 4 September - 4 December 2022 (no classes on 23 & 10月30日)

Stage One (Group B): Sundays 10:00 – 10:25 (8 spaces)

  • 4 September - 4 December 2022 (no classes on 23 & 10月30日)

两个阶段: Sundays 09:30 – 09:55 (8 spaces)

  • 4 September - 4 December 2022 (no classes on 23 & 10月30日)

三个阶段: Wednesdays 18:30 - 18:55 (6 spaces)

  • 7 September - 7 December 2022 (no classes on 19 & 10月26日) 

四个阶段: Wednesdays 18:30 - 18:55 (10 spaces)

  • 7 September - 7 December 2022 (no classes on 19 & 10月26日) 

五个阶段 & 六: Wednesdays 18:30 - 18:55 (10 spaces)

  • 7 September - 7 December 2022 (no classes on 19 & 10月26日) 

七个阶段: Wednesdays 19:00 – 19:25 (12 spaces)

  •  7 September - 7 December 2022 (no classes on 19 & 10月26日) 

Rookie Lifeguard: Wednesdays 19:00 – 19:45 (12 spaces), £120

  • 7 September - 7 December 2022 (no classes on 19 & 10月26日) 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact

Bryanston Swim Academy (L-R): Jas Shaw, Emily Nineham, Deputy 体育 Centre Manager Drew Beaver


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