Classes and Stages

Norwich Penguins Classes

Norwich Penguins exceptional swimming classes welcome swimmers of all ages and abilities. Here you can discover where and when our classes are held and which ones might suit you. Submit the quick enquiry form below and we’ll be in touch shortly.

Baby penguins
adult and child

Our Adult and Child classes are for infants who wish to start their swimming early accompanied by an adult. These classes are over seen by specially trained teachers and are fantastic for bonding and gaining water confidence.

Beginners
stages 1 to 4

All beginners are welcome at the Norwich Penguins. Our experienced and friendly teaches work to Swim England national teaching framework. Our beginner’s classes cover stages 1-4 and are 30 minutes per lesson.

improvers
stages 5 to 7

Norwich Penguins offer 45-minute improver classes to help your child progress further. Classes cover stages 5-7 of the Swim England national teaching framework.

swim active
stages 8 to 10

Swim Active covers stages 8-10 of the Swim England national teaching framework and are 45 minutes long. Swimmers are encouraged to continue to progress their swimming further and swimming for fitness is introduced.

swim ability

Norwich Penguins dedicated disability learn-to-swim class. Swimmers benefit from low teacher-to-swimmer ratios in a friendly relaxed warm setting.

adult learn to swim

Adults may be afraid of water or beginner swimmers and would like to learn to swim. Join our Adult Learn-to-Swim classes to help you start swimming, gain confidence and learn the technique.

Swimming Class Timetables

Discover where and when our classes are held and which ones might suit you. Submit the quick enquiry form below and we’ll be in touch shortly.

  • Monday courses
    Location Class Time
    Drayton Junior School Beginner 17:00 - 19:00
    Heartsease Primary Academy Beginner 17:00 - 19:00
    Colman Junior School Beginner / Swim Ability 16:30 - 19:30
    City Academy Beginner 16:30 - 18:30
  • Tuesday courses
    Location Class Time
    City Academy Beginner 16:30 - 18:00
    City Academy Adults 18:00 - 20:00
    Town Close Improver / Swim Active 18:00 - 21:15
    Hethersett Junior School Beginner 16:30 - 19:00
    Taverham School Improver 18:00 - 19:30
    Colman Junior School Beginner 17:00 - 19:00
  • Wednesday courses
    Location Class Time
    Colman Junior School Beginner 16:30 - 19:00
    Drayton Junior School Beginner 17:00 - 19:00
    Heartsease Primary Academy Beginner 16:30 - 18:30
    Recreation Road Infant School Beginner 15:30 - 17:30
  • Thursday courses
    Location Class Time
    Recreation Road Infant School Beginner 15:30 - 17:30
    Sprowston High School Beginner / Improver 16:30 - 19:45
    Drayton Junior School Beginner 17:00 - 19:00
  • Friday courses
    Location Class Time
    Colman Junior School Beginner 17:30 - 19:30
    Drayton Junior School Beginner 17:00 - 18:30
    City Academy Beginner 16:30 - 18:00
    Heartsease Primary Academy Beginner 17:00 - 19:00
    Town Close Improver / Swim Active 18:00 - 21:15
    Hellesdon Beginner / Improver 17:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday courses
    Location Class Time
    City Academy Beginner 09:00 - 11:30
    Thorpe High School Beginner / Improver / Swim Active 08:00 - 12:30
    Colman Junior School Beginner 08:30 - 10:00
    Colman Junior School Baby Penguin 10:00 - 12:00
    Hethersett Junior School Beginner 09:00 - 11:30
    Hellesdon High School Beginner / Improver 08:00 - 11:00
  • Sunday courses
    Location Class Time
    Colman Junior School Beginner 08:30 - 11:30
    Norwich High School Girls Improver 09:00 - 10:30
aqua-academy

aqua academy

Norwich Penguins demonstrating good skills and the ability to progress further in to competitive swimming will be invited by our coaches to join the Aqua Academy. Selected swimmers attend an additional session with City of Norwich Swimming Club to learn new skills and progress their swimming quickly.

mini-meets

mini meets

City of Norwich Swimming Club organise 3 ‘Mini Meet’ swimming galas per year. These are held at the Sportspark and swimmers enjoy a great experience competing in a friendly relaxed environment. November Mini Meet entry form.

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holiday swimming classes

The Norwich Penguins offer intensive swimming classes throughout the school holidays. These are designed to enable your child makes quick progress with their swimming in a short period of time. Book your child on to one of our holiday swimming classes and watch their swimming progress.

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refer a friend

Many families join the Norwich Penguins because their friends speak so highly about us and our service. In recognition of this and as a thank you for people speaking so highly about us, we have our ‘Refer a Friend’ offer. Find out how everyone can benefit here.

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