The Better Swim School

We are 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. You will find the Better Swim School here at Hough End Leisure Centre too.

Click here to find a session that suits you

We provide:

  • Friendly fully qualified teachers
  • Lesson plans designed by swimming experts in accordance with the ASA Learn to Swim Framework
  • Access to Home Portal- our online tool which allows you to track progress through the Learn to Swim Framework
  • A fully inclusive and accessible Learn to Swim Programme
  • Free badges and certificates for your child for those on our direct debit scheme
  • Free Swimming for those on our direct debit or annual payment schemes

Junior Health & Fitness

Help your child begin a healthy routine now and it could help them stay fit long into the future. Our Better Health and Fitness Junior membership is designed to help youngsters get off to a great start, at a competitive price. Your child will enjoy access to all Manchester Swimming Pools and Junior Gym sessions.

Our Junior Gym sessions take place throughout the week and weekends on the following days:

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 15:30 - 16:30 / 16:30 - 17:30

Sunday: 10:00 - 11:00 / 11:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 15:00 / 15:00 - 16:00 

Come into the centre to find out more!