Gosforth Leisure Centre's swimming pool offers Better Swim School lessons for individuals of all ages, so you’re never too young or too old to learn to enjoy all the benefits that swimming brings. With a 25 meter main pool a a small teaching pool, we also offer a great range of birthday and pool parties for a better birthday experience! Our centre also now includes refurbished changing rooms & a refurbished fitness gym, offering a variety of fitness classes for all levels and ages. Visit our website or call us to book lessons.
Better are the largest provider of swimming lessons in the UK. Across the country, we help over 135,000 people learn to love the water and keep active, by becoming capable and confident swimmers. That's why you should come to us to teach your children this vital life skill.
Available at over 130 locations, we have designed our swim school programme to be flexible and affordable, with prices starting from as little as £3 per lesson (dependent on location). What's more, your children will be taught by experienced, qualified teachers, who follow Swim England's Learn to Swim Programme.
Whether your children are beginners or you're wanting to build their confidence, we cater for all levels of ability and will help them progress in the world of water.
Swimming course programme
Fully inclusive and suitable for all age groups, our classes include:
- One-to-one lessons
- Intensive learn to swim courses available during school holidays
- Adult & Child Lessons
- Pre School Lessons for 3-5-year-olds
- Children's Learn to Swim Lessons
- Children Aquatics Skills including Rookie Lifesaving, Multi Aquatics and Challenge Awards
- Adult Swimming Lessons
On your first visit to a Better swimming pool, you can collect your child's membership card from reception. You'll also get a free swimming hat from your swimming teacher, as these must be worn for every lesson.
Holiday programmes includes funtime sessions with a pool inflatable and intensive swim lessons.
If you're looking for ultimate fun in the water that's a great experience for children and adults, then look no further than Aqua Splash!
Aqua Run Spike Island includes slides, mangles, rollers and multiple inflatable platforms to test your balance; compete against your friend and take on the challenge!
Each hour long session is only £2.90 per person and run throughout weekends and school holidays:
Monday – 13.30 – 14.30
Tuesday – 13.30 – 14.30 & 14.30 – 15.30
Wednesday – 13.30 – 14.30
Thursday – 13.30 – 14.30 & 14.30 – 15.30
Friday, 13.30 – 14.30
Saturday – 13.30 – 14.30
Saturdays – 13.30 – 14.30