Small group front crawl courses

The easy way to learn front crawl - small group courses

Next course starts in September!

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A fun and friendly 6-session course where you will learn how to swim an efficient, relaxed front crawl. The course is aimed at people who can already swim a little (any stroke) and are comfortable putting their face in the water and swimming in the deep end but want to learn front crawl or improve their stroke. It is suitable for adults of all ages and backgrounds swimming for fitness, fun or triathlon. You don’t need to be able to swim front crawl already, be super-fit or be able to swim lots of lengths to come on the course. Our step by step approach makes learning front crawl easy with no stress and no pressure.

We’ll use video analysis at the beginning and end of the course and we’ll give you all the knowledge and skills you’ll need to practice in your own time both during and after the course. To get the most out of the course, it’s important to make sure you plan a couple of practices between course sessions

The course includes 5 one-hour pool sessions at Canon Slade School, Bradshaw Brow, Bolton, BL2 3BP on a Wednesday evening  and one classroom session which takes place at Swimmingly, 15 Uppingham Drive, Ramsbottom, BL0 9DP

The course costs £190 and includes 6 sessions, supporting materials and video analysis above and below the water at the start and finish of the course.

Next course dates and times:

Pool sessions at Canon Slade school –

Course A 6.30-7.30 – September 11/18/25 October 2/23
Course B 7.30-8.30 – September 11/18/25 October 2/23

Classroom session at Swimmingly –

Course A at 6.00pm – September 12
Course B at 7.30pm – September 12

Teaching is delivered by Sarah Hill, a fully licensed Total Immersion Swimming Instructor in a small group of swimmers.
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FAQs

Do I have to attend all the sessions?

To get the most out of the course it is best to attend all the sessions. I’m afraid we won’t be able to offer refunds or offer alternative sessions for any session you may miss but we will do our best to make sure you have the materials and advice needed to catch up.

Is there a minimum age requirement to attend this course?

This course is aimed at adult swimmers so the minimum age is 18.

I can’t swim at all is this course suitable?

This course is suitable for people who can already swim (any stroke, any how) and are confident in the deep end of a swimming pool. If you are not yet at this stage please get in touch with us to book some one-to-one lessons.

I can only swim breast stroke. Is this course suitable for me?

Yes. The course is aimed at people who can already swim but want to learn or improve their front crawl. We get a range of abilities including people who cannot yet swim a whole length of front crawl. You need to be comfortable putting your face in the water and swimming in the deep end.

I’m a triathlete will this course help me swim faster?

Yes. We will teach you how to be more efficient and relaxed in the water so that you swim faster and save energy. Video analysis will show you where you can improve, and we will give you all the drills and skills needed to practice in your own time.

How fit do I need to be? Will the sessions be physically tiring?

These sessions are about learning good technique, so we do not swim lots of hard lengths. This means that they shouldn’t be physically tiring. However, learning something new requires focus and concentration so sometimes people find them mentally tiring!

What should I bring with me?

Please bring your swimming costume or trunks, goggles and a towel. Swim hats will be provided.

Is there car parking?

There is plenty of car parking at the school

What’s the refund policy?

Unfortunately, refunds can’t be offered, but wherever possible we will try to accommodate you on a different course.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email sarah@swimmingly.co.uk or telephone 07966005558