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 North City Family and Fitness Centre too.

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

Harpurhey Swim Club

Are you wanting your child to Swim in a more competative environment and win trophies? Then why not come down and join Harpurhey Swim Club.

Established in 1909, Harpurhey Swim Club are dedicated to giving the finest in coaching and training facilities to allow all swimmers to reach their potential. To enable this to happen, the head coach, ensures a progressive, structured training programme is in place, that caters for all swimmer abilities and ages.

All our swimming coaches are volunteers with professional aquatic qualifications.


Dates and Times:

Mondays - 6.30pm until 9.00pm

Wednesdays - 6.30pm until 8.00pm


For more information or to sign up, please contact 0161 277 1900 or email:

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Shito-Ryu Shukokai Union Karate Club

Is your child interested in trained Martial Arts? Keen for them to socialise, participate in physical activity in a structed way? 

Shito-Ryu Shukokai Union Karate Club based at North City Family and Fitness Centre, is karate club that caters for children of all ages and abilities. The club have trained thousands of children over the years, so they know how much children can benefit from physical and mental aspects of what is taught. 

Dates and Times:

Mondays - 6.00pm until 6.45pm - 6 to 11 Years Old

Thursdays - 7.00pm until 8.00pm  - 6 to 11 Years Old

Thursdays- 8.00pm until 9.00pm - Adults and Children Over 11 Years Old

For more information, Denis Casey on 07776290609 or e-mail 


James /Chris on 07848699256 or on e-mail on

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