SWIMMING WITH BETTER

SWIM FOR FUN

At Better, we believe that swimming should be fun and exciting for all the family. That’s why you’ll find a wide range of fun swim sessions at South Norwood Leisure Centre. From Under-5s and family sessions to swimming lessons for adult & toddlers and children, there’s something to make swimming fun for kids of all ages – and mum and dad too.

With lots of holiday activities, special offers and off-peak and concessionary prices, there’s never been a better time to head to South Norwood Leisure Centre and take a dip. 

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SWIM SAFETY RULES

SWIM FOR FITNESS

If you’re looking for a low-impact way to get fit and healthy, swimming could be the perfect choice. And whatever your fitness levels, age or level of ability, you’re sure to find a session for you at South Norwood Leisure Centre.

Our Swim for Adults sessions take place in slow, medium and fast lanes, so you can take things at your own pace. And if you’re looking for tips and extra motivation, our qualified instructors are on hand to discuss your training and technique.

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BETTER SWIM SCHOOL

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Swimming is a vital life skill that everyone should have, whatever their age. And whether you’ve never been swimming before, or you’d just like to improve your technique, South Norwood Leisure Centre offers swimming lessons for all ages and abilities, at affordable prices.

Better is the largest provider of swimming lessons across the UK. Across the country, we help over 100,000 people learn to love the water and keep active, by becoming capable and confident swimmers. We work with National Governing Bodies to deliver our lessons and courses, which mean all our teachers are professional, passionate and pupil-focused. Our experienced, qualified teachers follow the Swim England's National Learn to Swim Teaching Framework, so you’ll be in safe hands in the water. 

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SPECIALIST SESSIONS

At South Norwood Leisure Centre we want swimming to be accessible to everyone from the local community, so we have a number of specialist sessions including:

  • Swim For Women and Girls
  • Swim for People with Disabilities
  • Swim for 50+

All sessions are available through the South Norwood Leisure Centre pool timetable. Find out more information by speaking to one of the team today.

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Help Us Keep Your Pool Clean

  • Shower thoroughly from ‘top to toe’ with soap before entering the pool to remove deodorant, cosmetics and perspiration
  • Use the toilet facilities before your swim and remember to wash your hands thoroughly with soap
  • Babies should wear tight-fitting waterproof baby trunks whilst swimming rather than nappies
  • Please dispose of nappies, trunks and sanitary products in the bins provided
  • Do not swim if you have consumed a meal within the last two hours
  • Never swim if you have consumed alcohol or are under the influence of drugs
  • Do not swim if you are currently suffering from a cold or flu
  • Do not swim if you have suffered from food poisoning or diarrhoea within the last 14 days

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