Did you know all the different activities that go on in your local swimming pool. By doing just 30 minutes a week you can feel great.
The local swimming pools are (with their length in metres):
These facilities offer all types of activities from baby lessons, aqua classes to swim-stroke training:
There are classes throughout the week at Kingsmead, Herons, DW Sports Centre and Whitstable Swimming Pool.
If you are looking for childrens swimming lessons, you will be spoilt for choice. There are mother and toddler lessons, water training, group lessons, stroke training, as well as others. There are also a number of adult lessons on a 1-1 basis or as a group. Click on the links below to find out where and when these lessons take place.
Are you bored or not interested in the gym, but like the idea of a programme to help you.
SwimFit – is a FREE online and pool-side resource that provides you with a gym style work-out programme for the pool.
Whether you need to challenge yourself with swimming the distance round the Bahamas or just want to tone up all the major muscle groups in one go. It’s your very own pool personal trainer but won’t cost you a penny.
The Canterbury District has a number of swimming clubs listed elsewhere on this website, click here to be taken to a list of the local Swimming Clubs
There are 2 clubs that provide adults and young people with lifesaving skills:
Women only Swimming sessions
These sessions take place at Whitstable Swimming Pool on a Thursday evening. If you are not able to do a Thursday or it’s not easy to get to Whitstable, there are opportunities to use Simon Langton Boys School Pool and Joy Lane.
Sundays 4-5pm at Kingsmead
Diving boards at Kingsmead, 1M, 3M and 5M Diving Boards open Saturday 12.45-14.00 and Wednesday 15.00-16.00