Free Swimming for Manchester's Under 17s

Free Swimming is available during any 'Swim for All' session.

To register, you need to complete a short application form. To be eligible you must be aged 16 or under, and live in Manchester. Proof of age and residency is therefore required at the time of registration. Proof of age could include a bus pass, passport, birth certicate etc.

Proof of residency could include a utility bill, such as your family’s Council Tax bill.

Includes access to all public swimming sessions. Please check your local pool for times of activities. Please note swimming lessons, aquatone sessions and instructor-led sessions are not included.

For more information on Free Swimming for u17's and 60+, please click HERE


Summersonic offers a fantastic range of FREE sports & activities across Wythenshawe.

The Wythenshawe Forum is part of this and will be holding the following:

  • Free Swimming
  • Junior Gym
  • Rugby taster sessions

Junior Gym

As part of the Summersonic programme for 2018, Junior Gym sessions will be delivered free of charge here at Wythenshawe Forum for ages 11 to 15

Tuesday 3rd March to Sunday 15th April 2018

Session times:
Monday to Friday 10am-3pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm

Induction required before first use. Please speak to reception to find out more.


Great introduction to Rugby session for those aged 6-19 years

Rugby Tuesday 3rd April 1pm - 2pm
Rugby Thursday 5th April 1pm - 2pm
Rugby Tuesday 10th April 1pm - 2pm
Rugby Thursday 12th April 1pm - 2pm

 In the sports hall

Intensive Swimming Lessons

During the Easter holidays, Wythenshawe Forum are offering week long crash course lessons for only £2 per day!

Lessons last for 30 minutes per day, Monday-Friday.

Aimed at complete beginners or those children already on our lessons and looking for extra tuition over the summer. At just £2 per lesson, they are great value.

 9th April - 15th April

10:00am Stage 3

10:30am Stage 2

11:00am Stage 1

11:30am Pre School 1