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Castle Bromwich Otters offers a variety of classes. Classes are sorted by age and ability. Please speak to Sonia or Liz to help place your child in the correct class for their age and ability. Allocation to classes is on a first come first paid basis. Please read our terms & conditions.



All our swimming classes follow the same programme which can be viewed here.

Swimming 3 years +


These lessons focus on developing strokes and stamina. Instructors are in the water with the children helping them to focus on the beginning of the strokes and positioning in the water. These classes focus on the fundamentals of swimming and having FUN!

Improver 1 & 2


These lessons build on the First Steps lessons but are for for confident and capable swimmers. The focus is on stroke enhancement and stamina training along with personal survival. Depending on ability lessons last 30 minutes or 1 hour.

Rookie Lifeguard (Aged 8+ & can swim 25m)


Your child will develop skills and knowledge in water safety, rescue, resuscotation and lifesaving sports skills. For more details on the course visit Your child must be aged over 8 and be able to swim 25m.

One-2-One and Two-2-One Lessons (Aged 3+)


Some people find that a course of one to one lessons can really help their progress. Or in the case of a nervous child or adult it can make a real difference when learning to swim and over come fears. Our individual lessons are competatively priced and offer great value for money.