Providing excellent facilities on-site, and first class swimming teaching, coaching and supervision, there is no better venue in Bedford to help your child or even yourself, to experience the joy of swimming.  With small class sizes and experienced staff, Polam Swim School in Bedford is ready to help you swim.

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A qualified midwife and swimming teacher offer an exercise, relaxation and informative session for both ante-natal and post-natal swimmers.

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Each child is accompanied in the water by a responsible adult. The teacher is in the water with the class and there is a fully qualified assistant teacher on poolside. Babies are required to have had their immunisations in order to participate within the course.

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Children from the age of 3 years split into small classes with the teacher in the water. There is a qualified non-teaching assistant on poolside. Children remain in the Tadpole group until they start full-time school.

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Children attending these sessions must be in Full-time School and are aged between 4 and 6. The pool is split into three classes according to ability.

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For children to attend these sessions they are required to be 5 years and over. Lessons are performed in the same fashion as the Young Children Swimming Groups.

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Participation within the swimming squad is by invitation only. Children at the upper age range of the Children’s groups (minimum 8 years) with a minimum of a Polam Swim School 200m certificate may be invited to join swimming team sessions.

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We offer swimming lessons for adults of all ages and abilities. Any ability is catered for, with our experienced providing you with the confidence to overcome any challenge.

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Looking for a children’s party with a difference?  Why not book our swimming pool for one of our popular pool parties. Catering for up to 20 children, and with a dedicated, qualified party leader and life guard.

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Organised during Easter and Summer Holidays. Booking made via an application form submitted through the School Office. During holiday courses ASA badges, Stroke development courses , personal survival, challenges and basic diving courses are offered. Other activities are available upon request.

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