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Swimming for all the family

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Classes to match your goals

Take a look at our Spectacular Summer Swim Programme


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This year we are running a spectacular Summer Swim Programme, offering a host of brand new sessions.

As well as our Group Intensive Swimming Courses, 1-2-1, 1-2-2, popular Swim Like a Shark/Mermaid sessions and Disney-inspired Family Fun Swims, we are introducing Start Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Undersea Explorers Snorkelling in association with Kent Wildlife Trust and Aqua Quidditch. Download the full Programme here

Take a look at the options and then call to book: Larkfield on 01622 719345 | Tonbridge Pool 01732 367449.

Start Diving

shutterstock 82450789 copyOur brand new classes are aimed at first time divers. You will learn the basics of diving from poolside, including key diving skills such as Tuck Dive, Pike and Straight Dives in a fun, safe and supportive environment.

All of these skills are the key foundation skills needed to move onto high board diving. Participants must be competent in deep water and have achieved a minimum of Stage 4. Those on the 5 Day Course will meet at Tunbridge Wells Swimming Pool on Friday 2 August. This will give participants the opportunity to have a go on the boards under the supervision of the coaches from Tunbridge Wells Diving Club.

  • 1 Hour Session - Larkfield: Thursday 1 August @ 9am | Wednesday 21 & Thursday 29 August @ 4pm
  • 5 Day Course - Tonbridge Pool: Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August @ 10.30am-11.30am

SESSION COST: 1 x Hour = £3 | 5 Day Course = £15

Undersea Explorers Snorkelling

Undersea Explorers is an exciting marine awareness programme, bringing the English Channel to the swimming pool!

Undersea Explorers introduces the subject of marine wildlife and snorkelling skills through activities and games in a swimming pool decorated with local marine wildlife replicas. The sessions give children the opportunity to learn water safety, snorkelling skills, underwater survey techniques, and what threats face the marine wildlife that live around the Kent shores.  Those taking part must be able to swim 25m.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre: Thursday 1 and 22 August @ 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Tonbridge Pool: Friday 2 and Tuesday 20 August @ 4pm to 5pm


Synchronised Swimming

Do you enjoy gymnastics, dance & swimming? Then why not give Synchronised Swimming a go!

This is an opportunity to have a go at something new and learn the initial skills of this aquatic discipline. Participants must be able to swim 25m front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke, achieved or working towards Stage 6 within the Swim School.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre: Friday 2 August @ 10am-11am & 23 August @ 4.30pm-5.30pm 
  • Tonbridge Pool: Tuesday 6 & 27 August @ 4pm-5pm


Aqua Quidditch

Aqua QuidditchCalling all Harry Potter fans! Come and try this exciting game of Muggle Quidditch in the pool, where your broomstick is a noodle and the skills are based around Water Polo. Chase the Golden Snitch and see which team is the winner! To take part you need to be Stage 4 plus/ confident in deep water.'

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre: Monday 5 & Friday 30 August @ 4.30pm-5.30pm 
  • Tonbridge Pool: Friday 26 July & Tuesday 27 August @ 11am-12 noon


Mermaidsh copySwim Like a Mermaid/Shark - Thursday 29 August

Water lovers aged 6 to 12 years old can become a mystical mermaid or shark. Put on the special swimming tail and learn how to move safely through the water. You’ll find out how to kick, twist and glide your way around the pool, plus have fun diving for treasure on the ‘ocean floor’.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre: 9am to 10am for 6-8 year olds | 10am to 11am for 9 years+
  • Tonbridge Pool: 1pm to 2pm for 6-8 years | 2pm to 3pm for 9 years+

To take part in the classes, all participants must be 6 years plus and have their Stage 5 Swim England/ STA Angelfish 1 swimming award or equivalent. We don’t need to see a certificate but there will be a test to demonstrate 25m confident swimming, plus a swim test before the activity begins.


Disney-inspired Family fun Swim Sessions

Bo Peeps sheepCome and take part in our weekly Disney-inspired Family Fun Swim sessions. Starting with Toy Story 4, further releases will include Disney's Mickey Mouse and friends in October and Disney's Frozen 2 in February.

Ideal for children aged 3 to 11 years and an accompanying adult (essential), sessions include 10 exciting activities featuring content inspired by Swim England core aquatic skills and the magic of Disney storytelling – starting with Disney•Pixar’s most-loved characters from the upcoming release of Toy Story 4 including Buzz and Woody and the rest of the gang.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre: Friday 26 July @ 9am -10am & Sunday 4, 11, 18, 25 August & 1 September @ 9am-10am
  • Tonbridge Pool: Wednesday 24 July & Saturday 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 August @ 9am-10am

To pre-book your place please contact LLC 01622 719345 | TSP 01732 367449. Sessions are FREE to all Gym & Spa and KickStart Members. Standard swimming prices apply for Casual Users/Priority Card Holders - maximum 20 people per session.

Group Intensive Swimming Courses

Our 5 Day Group Intensive Swimming Courses are taught by experienced instructors who provide high standards of tuition in water confidence, technique and aquatic skills. We are also running 1-2-1 and 1-2-2 lessons throughout the Summer at Tonbridge Swimming Pool.

junior swimmers swim schoolCourses are running on the following weeks:

  • Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August
  • Monday 5 to Friday 9 August
  • Monday 12 to Friday 16 August
  • Monday 19 to Friday 23 August


  • 9am - Stage 1
  • 9.30am - Stage 2
  • 10am – Learn 2 Swim 7+ years


  • 8.30am - Stage 1
  • 9am - Stage 2
  • 9.30am – Learn 2 Swim 7+ years 

Stage 1 & 2: Priority Card £37.50 Casual User £42.50 | Learn 2 Swim 7 Years+ Stage 1: £25