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Swimming Timetable 

Term Time Timetable 2023/24

Tuesday20.00 - 21.00Open Swim
Wednesday06.00 - 08.30Open Swim
Wednesday16.00 – 17.00Kids Splash
Thursday 20.00 - 21.00Open Swim


  • Kids Splash - Adults £3.00, Kids £2.00
  • Open Swim - £5.00 per person

Christmas Kids Splash and Open Swim Times

Week commencing 18th December

Tuesday 19th December 19.00 - 21.00Open Swim
Wednesday 20th December06.00 - 08.00Open Swim
 15.00 - 17.00Kids Splash
Thursday 21st December19.00 - 21.00Open Swim
Friday 22nd December12.00 - 14.00Kids Splash


  • Kids Splash - Adults £3.00, Kids £2.00
  • Open Swim - £5.00 per person

*Pool Parties can be booked during these sessions which can reduce public access to the pool. Please check the calendar to view any bookings for the session you are attending

Swimming Lessons

Sibford School offers swimming lessons for children aged 3+. Lessons follow the ASA framework and are split into the ability groups detailed below. 

Lesson diary:

  • Monday - Lessons 16.00 - 18.00. Stages 1 - 7.
  • Tuesday - Lessons 16.30 - 19.30. Stages 1 - 7 and Sharks.
  • Wednesday - Lessons 16.00 - 18.00. Stages 1 - 3.
  • Thursday - Rookies Bronze/Silver/Gold 17.30 - 19.45. 
  • Friday - Lessons 16.00 - 19.00. Stages 1 - 7.
  • Saturday - 09.30 - 12.30. Stages 1 - 7 and Sharks.
Learn to Swim Stages 1-7

We follow Swim England Learn To Swim scheme. The Stage 1-7 Awards are divided into progressive stages. They make up the core, national syllabus of learning to swim for primary school aged children.

More information can be found here:

Sharks (Stages 8-10)

Once the swimmer has developed the core range of skills required to be confident, competent and safe in water, he/she can progress onto the ASA Aquatic Skills Framework stages 8, 9 & 10.

Rookie Lifeguard

Our Rookie Lifeguard course re-starts on 16th September 2021

  • Bronze - 5:30pm-6:15pm (45-minute lesson)
  • Silver & Gold - 6:15pm-7:45pm (90-minute lesson)


  • 45-minute class charged at £7.50 / £90.00 for 12-week Term
  • 90-minute class charged at £10.00 / £120.00 for 12-week Term

RLSS UK’s Rookie Lifeguard programme gives your child the skills they need to be confident in the pool or the sea – which means peace of mind for you. With colourful materials and fun, varied activities, the Rookie Lifeguard scheme teaches children how to swim and enjoy water safely, whether in shallow or deeper water. For more information, visit the RLSS website:

If you would like to enrol, we ask your child to be a Stage 5 or above and able to swim a minimum of 100 metres using a range of strokes.  

For more information and to book, please email [email protected].


All costs for swimming lessons are based on a 12 week term.

Lesson LengthCost
30 minutes£99   (£8.25 per session)
45 minutes£120 (£10 per session)
60 minutes £144 (£12 per session)
90 minutes£168 (14 per session)

For details of lesson availability, please email Vicky Bennett on [email protected].

Rookie Lifeguards

The Rookie Lifeguard programme features both swimming and lifesaving skills and is open to children aged between 8 and 12 years. Your child will learn self-survival, CPR, First Aid and much more. On successful completion of the programme each Rookie Lifeguard will receive a Royal Lifesaving Society Rookie Lifeguard Certificate.


All costs for the Rookie Lifeguard programme are based on a 12 week term.

Current timesLesson LengthCost
5.30pm - 6.15pm45 minutes (BRONZE)£120 (£10 per lesson)
6.15pm - 7.45pm90 minutes (SILVER/GOLD)£168 (£14 per lesson)

For details of lesson availability, please email Vicky Bennett on [email protected].

Swimming Pool parties

Why not hold your child’s next birthday celebration at Sibford Swimming Pool?

Enjoy an hour’s exclusive use of the pool then retire to a nearby room for games and refreshments. We supply the pool, toys, water rafts and life guard, you just need to supply the party guests and food. Pool Parties can be booked on Saturdays.

For further details please contact our pool and leisure manager, Amy Miller on 01295 781 254 or email [email protected]

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