WHAT IS ACTIVE AQUA?

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.

Water Workout

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.
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.
Female Only Swim A female only swim session
*General Swimming An open swimming session available to all
Inclusive Targeted Swim

A calm environment for those with autism or other needs and their families that require no music and a clear process from entry to the pool.

 *Sessions are available at our leisure centres across the city. Please refer to individual centre timetables for details of sessions, times and gender specific sessions.

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

Active Aqua sessions are great value for money. Each activity costs just £1.10 per person!

You will need to register a pay and play MCRactive Card holder to attend and access the activities. You can do this at any of our Leisure Centres in Manchester or online. Once registered this will enable you to book into the classes via the app or online.

REGISTER HERE

 

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
   
 East Manchester  VIEW TIMETABLE
   
Moss Side Leisure Centre VIEW TIMETABLE
   
 Hough End Leisure Centre  VIEW TIMETABLE
   
   

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