Swimming Lessons

We run an extensive Learn to Swim programme across many of our venues Aquatec, John Smith Pool, Kilsyth, Shotts, Sir Matt Busby, Time Capsule, Tryst and Wishaw.

Gain basic aquatic skills, co - ordination, stroke techniques and elementary skills as well as gaining confidence in the water. We offer classes for all swimming abilities.


Adult & Baby Swimming Lessons

The aim of these classes is to introduce the adult and baby to a swimming environment and develop the confidence and skills of the adult to ensure the safe and effective handling of the baby in the water.


Adult & Child Swimming Lessons

The aim of these classes is to further develop the core aquatic skills through structured play and develop the independence necessary for the next level (without an adult in the water).


Pre-School Swimming Lessons

The aim is to become water confident and develop core aquatic skills (without adult assistance but with buoyancy aids as required).


Swim Skills 1

To further develop water confidence and develop core aquatic skills without aids.


Swim Skills 2

To increase the competency of the core aquatic skills and develop basic stroke technique.


Swim Skills 3

Introduce more advanced stroke technique and achieve Triple S standard.


Swim Skills 4

To improve the quality of stroke technique, introduce multi-aquatic skills/disciplines and basic lifesaving skills.


Club Ready 

A newly structured class giving tasters in water polo, synchronised swimming, diving and rookie lifeguard.


Adult Swimming Lessons

Our adults programme is offered over 3 levels, starting from beginners for non swimmers and those new to the water, Intermediate for those wishing to develop more and advanced for those wishing to progress both in terms of distance and technique. All classes run for 45 minutes.

Please use the Venue Finder to locate your nearest NL Leisure swimming pool and contact them directly for swimming timetables and programmes.



  • Adult & Child Programme: £14.65 per month. 

All classes are of 30 minutes duration with the programme delivered over 39 weeks of the year.


  • Learn to Swim Programme and Rookie Programme: £18.80 per month.

The programme is delivered over 50 weeks of the year.


  • Adult Learn To Swim (LTS) Programme: £24.10 per month or alternatively £18.80 per month for passport holders.

All classes are of 45 minutes duration with the programme delivered over 50 weeks of the year.


All fee's payable by Direct Debit.




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About North Lanarkshire Leisure

North Lanarkshire Leisure (NLL) is a registered Scottish charity, regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). The purpose of NLL is to deliver sport, recreational, health improving and social welfare services to the community of North Lanarkshire. NLL is a not for profit company (NPDO) which is limited by guarantee.

North Lanarkshire Leisure's vision is to provide exceptional customer service and value for money experience through the provision of a range of high quality sport, recreational and health improving activities



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1 Ardgoil Drive,
G68 9NE
01236 341968

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