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Spring Term lessons will run from Tuesday 3rd January - Saturday 8th April 2017
Lessons will not run during half term Monday 20th - Sunday 26th February 2017
Summer Term lessons will run from Tuesday 25th April - Saturday 29th July 2017
(excluding Kings lessons on Saturday 20th May due to the facility being closed)
Lessons will not run during half term Monday 29th May - Sunday 4th June 2017




At WCPSC we pride ourselves on the quality of our learn to swim programme, developed through years of experience and passion for the sport. Our teaching is conducted at the highest level. Our friendly staff hold either ASA or STA qualifications and receive ongoing training and professional development. We believe that water safety and good swimming technique are part of the same journey. Our swimmers develop love and respect for the water, paramount to lifelong safety and fun in all aquatic environments.

A brief overview of our lessons:

  • Children are accepted into the main programme from three years of age.   For pre-school children please enquire about our Little Penguins programme for swimmers under three years of age.
  • Lessons are run with a maximum of 8 swimmers per class.
  • Children are assessed on their ability at the end of each term and detailed written progress reports are provided to parents/guardians.
  • Achievement is rewarded through the ASA awards scheme, designed to include water skills, stroke development and distance elements.
  • In the higher stages we offer opportunities to learn diving, snorkeling, water polo and personal survival skills.
  • Our programme is inclusive, welcoming disabled and non-disabled children.
  • Our learn to swim programme is swim 21 accredited (the ASA kite mark of quality).

The learn to swim programme is managed by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   Our team of dedicated and experienced swimming teachers are ably assisted by some of our current senior swimmers, many of whom have competed at county level and higher. In the early stage classes, our pupil/teacher ratio is low, often 1:1 or 1:2.



Half hour sessions:

Tuesday 4.45-5.45pm Stages 1-5 widths
Kings School

5.45-6.15pm Stages 6-8 lengths

5.00-6.00pm Stages 1-5 widths
6.00-6.30pm  Stages 6-8 lengths
Friday 6.05-7.05pm Stages 1-5 widths

River Park

Saturday 8.00-10.00am Stages 1-5 widths


Stages 4-6 lengths

Kings School

Hour sessions:

Saturday 4.00-6.00pm  

Stages 6-8 lengths

Kings School                     


Saturday Squad



Adult Lessons

Winchester College


 We offer a discount to third and subsequent child/children from the same family. The 3rd swimming member pays 66%, 4th family swimming member pays 33%.

All children entering our term time lessons programme are enrolled as members of WCPSC and the ASA (Amateur Swimming Association). The annual membership is £18.00 which is payable on joining the club, and renewable in January of each year.

If you are interested in enrolling or finding out more about our learn to swim programme please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Remember to include your name, swimmer’s name, age, ability level (if appropriate) and contact details.

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