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Looking for ways to keep your family active this spring and summer? Kids can enjoy award-winning swimming lessons at Everyone Active centres across Bristol. Here’s all you need to know.

Swimming is a brilliant activity for children to keep active while having fun – and with the summer holidays coming up, learning how to stay safe in the water is vital.  

There are a host of leisure centres across Bristol that offer family-friendly swimming, including –

  • Bristol South Swimming Pool
  • Horfield Leisure Centre
  • Easton Leisure Centre
  • Henbury Leisure Centre.  

All managed by leading operator Everyone Active in partnership with Bristol City Council, these centres offer award-winning swimming lessons, along with an array of family swim sessions.

Swimming lessons are available for a range of ages and abilities, all designed to build confidence and independence in the water. Each lesson is led by a Swim England (or equivalent) qualified teacher and adheres to the national Learn to Swim framework.

There are a total of 11 stages available for children, from lessons designed to support nervous swimmers, to more advanced lessons focused on developing speed and endurance. For children aged 4-36 months, the centres offer adult and child sessions that incorporate music and games to help create a social and supportive environment during their first experiences in water.

Monthly memberships start from £37.30 and includes free swimming all year round!

What’s more, families signed up to swimming lessons can claim a FREE Kids’ Pass. Valid for six months, the Kids’ Pass membership offers discounted tickets to cinemas, theme parks and other family days out.

The centres also host a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the spring and summer months, where there is an increase in sessions for casual family fun swims, with floats, mats, balls and other equipment to play with.

Cameron Bate, contract manager for Everyone Active in Bristol, said, “Swimming is such a valuable life skill that’s important to learn from a young age. Not to mention, it’s a fantastic way for kids to stay active and have fun in a social setting.

“Our award-winning swimming lessons cater for children of all ages and abilities, so parents can feel reassured that their child is participating in a session that’s right for them. Our goal is to develop children to become competent and confident swimmers and enable them to take that skill with them into adulthood.

“For families looking for an activity to do during the weekends or school holidays, our range of fun, casual swim sessions are ideal, and we encourage adults and children alike to make the most of the brilliant swimming facilities on offer across Bristol.”

All swimming lessons and activities can be booked via the Everyone Active app or by speaking directly with the centre. To find your nearest leisure centre in Bristol, please visit here.