Free Swimming Lessons – Southwark!

Free Swimming Lessons for Southwark residents Sept - Dec 2019
Various - please check event details
Various - please check event details
16th September 2019

Southwark Council is offering Residents with Disabilities Free Swimming Lessons

Southwark Council has launched a 12-week trial of FREE swimming lessons for residents that don’t swim or need teacher support to regain their confidence in the water, running from September through to December 2019.

Dates:  trial course of lessons will start the week beginning 16th September – and places are limited!

The website that residents can view more information and register is

In summary people are eligible if they are:

  • A Southwark resident
  • Over 16yrs of age**
  • Non-swimmer (e.g. can’t swim from one side of the pool to the other)

[**Any person over 60yrs or 16+ with a disability will be able to access lessons scheduled at all pools, if aged 16-59yrs they will only be able to go to Peckham Pulse during the trial phase ~ Sep-Dec].

Where you can have free lessons**

  • Camberwell Leisure Centre, Artichoke Place, London SE5 8TS
  • The Castle Centre, 2 St Gabriel Walk, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6FG
  • Dulwich Leisure Centre, 2b Crystal Palace Road, London SE22 9HB
  • Peckham Pulse Leisure Centre, 10 Melon Road, London SE15 5QN
  • Seven Islands Leisure Centre, 100 Lower Road, Rotherhithe SE16 2TU

The website that residents can view more information and register is

The timetable of available lessons can be accessed through the website above, and through this link. Important additional information can also be read on the website.

Attached is the marketing materials electronically, please let me know if hard copies would be useful for you as well.


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