WHAT IS BETTER ACTIVE AQUA?

Better Active Aqua is a physical activity programme designed to help improve the health and wellbeing of Manchester residents. The programme is a great way to introduce beginners of all ages to swimming sessions or if it's been a while since you've swam, it's a great way to welcome you back to the pool and help you regain your confidence in the water.

WHAT TYPE OF SESSIONS ARE AVAILABLE

*Funquatics A fun and play water-based programme designed to help your child be confident and happy in the water from an early age. All the sessions include a sing-a-long, games and the use of play equipment.
Learn to Swim If you can't swim or aren't confident in the water, we can help. Our qualified instructor will teach you to swim and improve your confidence..
Improve your Swim If you need help with your stroke technique, starts or turns, our qualified instructor can help you to improve.
Aquacise Refresh yourself! These invigorating, effective, but low-impact workouts in the water are easy on your joints. Ideal for mobility and stress relief.
Aqua Discovery An exciting range of water based activities, including Aquacise and other fun activities. Equipment such as floats are provided. Suitable for girls aged 11-19 years.
Aqua Zumba Refresh yourself! These invigorating, effective, but low-impact workouts in the water are easy on your joints. Ideal for mobility and stress relief.
Dementia Friendly A relaxed session for those with dementia, and their carers.
Mother & Daughter 5yrs+ A female only session. This class will help you and your child work together to improve water confidence and swimming techniques and progression.
*Mother & Child 6 weeks to 8yrs. A female only session. This class will help you and your child work together to improve water confidence and swimming techniques and progression.
Aqua Natal This gentle water based session is specifically designed for expectant mothers and is delivered by local midwives.
Female Only Swim A female only swim session
*General Swimming An open swimming session available to all

 *Sessions are available at Better leisure centres across the city. Please refer to individual centre timetables for details of sessions, times and gender specific sessions. Sessions marked * are not bookable online.

WHAT DOES IT COST AND HOW CAN I ACCESS THE SCHEME?

Better Active Aqua sessions are great value for money. Each activity costs just £1 per person. 

From 1st January 2017 customers will need to register to attend and access the activities. You can do this at any Better Leisure Centre in Manchester. Once registered this will enable you to book into the classes at reception or online where available. You don't need to book in advance but it is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

WHERE DO ACTIVE AQUA SESSIONS TAKE PLACE?

Sessions take place at various Better Leisure centres across Manchester. The majority being at Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre. The links below will take you to the timetable page for the centres listed.

Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
Manchester Aquatics Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
Moss Side Leisure Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
Abraham Moss Leisure Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
   

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