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South Staffordshire Swim Academy

Learning how to swim is a crucial life skill and one that everyone regardless of their age should learn to do.

South Staffordshire's Swim Academy offers local people of all ages the opportunity to learn to swim for health, safety and for fun.

The academy which operates at all four of South Staffordshire's leisure centres has a lot to offer:

  •  High quality swimming tuition at affordable prices         
  •  Lessons from 3yrs up to adults
  •  Beginners and non-swimmers to advanced standards
  •  Good teacher/child ratios
  •   Lessons run throughout the whole year to ensure continual progression
  •  Assistants in the water to aid weaker classes and give additional support for swimmers

What else makes us special?

  •   Our swim teachers are professionally trained
  • We follow the STA's international Learn to Swim programme - one of the most successful ranges of learn to swim and aquatic courses in the world   
  •  Above all, we make learning to swim FUN, PROGRESSIVE, INCLUSIVE, SAFE AND AFFORDABLE. 

This means that everybody is:

  • Encouraged to enjoy themselves
  • Motivated to improve   
  • Supervised within a safe environmentTaught step by step with rewards at every level 
  • Given the opportunity to develop all four swimming strokes     

What's more, those who enrol get:

  •  FREE swimming for those that pay by Direct Debit
  •  FREE Success Tracker       
  • One to one lessons available on request (extra charge)       

South Staffordshire Swim Academy offers multiple leisure facilities which you can choose to have your lessons with:

Cheslyn Hay Leisure Centre

Saredon Road, Cheslyn Hay, WS6 7JQ

Tel:  01922 417790

Codsall Leisure Centre

Elliotts Lane, Codsall, WV8 1PG

Tel:  01902 844032 

Penkridge Leisure Centre

Cannock Road, Penkridge, ST19 5RX

Tel:  01785 714152

Wombourne Leisure Centre

Ounsdale Road, Wombourne, WV5 8BJ

Tel:  01902 898202

For more information call your local lesiure centre or visit



Cheslyn Hay Leisure Centre, Saredon Road, Cheslyn Hay, South Staffordshire, WS6 7JQ

7.73 miles      01922 417790  

Codsall Leisure Centre , Elliotts Lane , Codsall , South Staffs , WV8 1PG

3.62 miles     01902 844032  

Penkridge Leisure Centre, Cannock Road, Penkridge, ST19 5RX

10.32 miles      01785 714152  

Wombourne Leisure Centre, Ounsdale Road, Wombourne, WV5 8BJ

3.35 miles     01902 898202  

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