Windsor Leisure Centre Swimming

Windsor Leisure Centre Family Swim

In accordance with RBWM Term times our Large water flume(The Tornado) opens at 4pm weekdays.

Our wave machine and family slides are available during all session times.

RBWM holidays all is open from the first session.

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Booking Terms and Conditions:

  • Online bookings for family swimming can be made up to 7 days in advance.
  • All sessions are available to book online.
  • Please bring a copy of your booking confirmation and present it to reception on arrival, this can be shown on your mobile device. 
  • No refunds or transfers will be given.
  • If you have not adhered to the Attendance Rules and the supervision ratio, you will not be allowed entrance into the pool and there will be no refund issued.
  • Please allow time to park and pay and display prior to your booked swimming session.
  • Swim sessions at Windsor Leisure Centre are for a guaranteed 1 hour, beginning from the stated start time of your booked session, you will be permitted access 15 minutes before and after your allocated swim session to change.
  • Admission to the changing village is not permitted until 15 minutes prior to the booked swim session
  • All normal pool rules apply.
  • Lockers operate using a padlock you can provide your own or purchase for £4.
  • If, for reasons beyond our control, your session is canceled, we will endeavor to contact you prior to your arrival at Windsor Leisure Centre and a full refund will be given.
  • Disabled ticket - All ages - will require to verify your ticket status on arrival failure to do this will require payment of full ticket price.

  • Disabled plus carer ticket - this ticket includes 2 spaces with a carer free of charge but we will require to you verify your ticket status on arrival failure to do this will require payment of full ticket price.

Parking Terms And Conditions:

  • The car park at Windsor Leisure Centre is operated on a pay & display basis with car park enforcement rules apply. Failure to do so may result in a penalty charge.
  • It can be very busy at weekend, school holidays and bank holidays so please arrive with sufficient time to park safely.
  • Blue badge holders are exempt from the parking restrictions provided your badge is clearly displayed

Attendance Rules:

  • Swimmers will adhere to covid rules and the only people in their party are from their immediate family or support bubble.
  • Adult ticket - Aged 16 - 65 years 
  • Child ticket - Aged 3- 15 years
  • Infant Ticket - Aged 0-2 years 
  • Senior ticket - Aged 66 over  
  • Swimmers within the booking comply with the supervision ratios of the pool;
    • 1 adult to 1 child under 4 years old
    • 1 adult to 1 child under 4 and 1 child between 4-7 years
    • 1 adult to 2 children between 4-7 years old
    • 1 adult and up to 5 children over the age of 8 years.
    • 1 adult and 1 under 4 and up to 4 over 8 years
    • 1 adult and 1 under 4, 1 aged between 4-7years and up to 3 over 8 years
    • 1 adult and 2 aged between 4-7 years and up to 3 over 8 years.
  • All sessions are non-refundable or transferable
  • Do not attend if you have diarrhoea, or 48 hours after diarrhoea and vomiting symptoms have stopped
  • Do not attend for 14 days after diarrhoea and vomiting symptoms have stopped if you have been told you have cryptosporidium.
  • Do not attend if you have a fever or otherwise feel ill.
  • Do not attend if you are under the influence of drink and drugs.
  • Babies and toddlers are required to wear a swim nappy.
  • It is the parents/guardians responsibility to provide armbands or flotation devices for any child who requires these aids.
  • No outdoor shoes to be permitted in the changing rooms. Shoe cover available on entry to the changing rooms.

Pool Rules:

  • No Diving
  • No Running
  • No Outdoor footwear
  • No bombing
  • No acrobatics
  • No shouting
  • No heavy petting
  • No food or drink on poolside
  • No glass
  • Do  listen to lifeguards at all times
  • Do shower before entering the pool
  • Do supervise children at all times
  • Do have fun!

To book your fitness swim, please log in to create your user profile. 

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The term dates for 2022 are as follows.

50 weeks - All year including bank holidays

Windsor - Monday 3rd January - Sunday 18th December 2022 

Braywick - Sunday 2nd January - Sunday 18th December 2022 - exclusion date - Sunday 9th January to swim marathon event.

38 weeks - Term Time

Spring Term: Monday 3rd January to Friday 18th February - 7 weeks, Monday 28th February to Friday 8th April - 6 weeks

Summer Term: Monday 25th April to Friday 27th May - 5 weeks, Monday 6th June to  Friday 22nd July - 6 weeks

Autumn Term: Monday 5th September to Friday 29th October - 8 weeks, Monday 7th November to Friday 16th December - 6 weeks

We would like to remind customers that we are still encouraging pupils to attend lessons swim-ready in order to prevent a build-up in the changing rooms. Spectators are no longer permitted on the poolside and must view lessons from the spectator area or cafè. If you are required to bring your child onto the poolside, blue shoe covers must be worn at all times in the changing rooms and on the poolside.

Are you aware that you view your child’s progress using the home portal? To sign up or register please use the link below.

https://leisurefocus.courseprogress.co.uk/login

The swimmer's membership number and date of birth is required to register. If you do not know your membership number, you can ask for this at reception or email the swimming team (swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk).  Badges and certificates are available to purchase at the main reception for £2.99 when your child moves up each stage.

This class is designed for ladies at whatever stage of pregnancy, providing a safe and structured way of exercising in a relaxed environment.


The three aims of the classes are:
1. To provide gently but effective exercises to strengthen and support the core muscles
2. To provide relaxation and support in the water.
3. To provide a lasting friendship through a shared experience.
Other benefits include:
Deeper relaxation and improved sleep
Improved circulation
Reduces Back pain
Improves coordination and balance
Maintains cardiovascular fitness.

For more information email swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk

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Membership Type

Cost

Swim Only (Fixed 12 month minimum DD) £27.00

Membership Includes:

  • Full access to 25-metre/10 lane fitness and leisure pool during public sessions
  • Full access to Sauna & Steam Rooms - 18 years and over
  • 3-month Car Park Pass for only £15 for upto 3 hours
  • Under 18's must join in centre and accompanied by a parent/guardian 
  • Access to Braywick leisure centre swimming pool 

POOL TIMETABLE 

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Term Dates:

The term dates for 2022 are as follows.

50 weeks - All year including bank holidays

Windsor - Monday 3rd January - Sunday 18th December 2022 

Braywick - Sunday 2nd January - Sunday 18th December 2022 - exclusion date - Sunday 9th January to swim marathon event.

38 weeks - Term Time

Monday 3rd January to Friday 18th February - 7 weeks

Monday 28th February to Friday 8th April - 6 weeks

Monday 25th April to Friday 27th May - 5 weeks

Monday 6th June to  Friday 15th July - 6 weeks

Monday 5th September to Friday 29th October - 8 weeks

Monday 7th November to Friday 16th December - 6 weeks

We would like to remind customers that we are still encouraging pupils to attend lessons swim-ready in order to prevent a build-up in the changing rooms. Spectators are no longer permitted on the poolside and must view lessons from the spectator area or cafè. If you are required to bring your child onto the poolside, blue shoe covers must be worn at all times in the changing rooms and on the poolside.

Are you aware that you view your child’s progress using the home portal? To sign up or register please use the link below.

https://leisurefocus.courseprogress.co.uk/login

To enquire, email Swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk 

 

Monthly Direct Debit:

Windsor Leisure Centre

Monthly Direct Debit:

  • 50 week programme - £33.75
  • Term time 38 week programme - £25.65
  • Adult Swimming lessons - £38.48
  • Price Per 30 minute lesson - £8.10

To enquire, email Swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk 

  • All children over three will have to wear a swimming hat
  • All children under three are required to wear a swim nappy
  • Parents/guardians are required to stay within the building during the lesson*Covid restrictions may apply
  • No parents or spectators are allowed on the poolside
  • The unisex changing village is situated next to the main pool
  • A padlock is required to operate the lockers
  • Please do not leave clothes bags and belongings and attended
  • For the protection of privacy please do not change the children on the side of the pool or public walkway
  • Correct swimwear must be worn, board shorts or shorts below the knees are not acceptable

To inquire, email Swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk 

Discovery Ducklings: Adult & Child lessons

The Swim England Discovery Ducklings Awards are the start of the learn to swim experience for all children. These awards are perfect for babies, and toddlers and pre-school children who are new to swimming lessons. Ideal for gaining water confidence while staying close to adult support.

Discovery Ducklings 1: 3 months-1.5 years

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  • Introduces your baby into water and will encourage early confidence with the use of nursery rhymes and special teaching practices. 

Discovery Ducklings 2: 1.5 years-2.5 years

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  • Developing skills and building confidence already introduced in  Discovery Ducklings 1. Children will be at ease with having their face  splashed with water and travel through the water on their front and backs. 

Discovery Ducklings 3: 2.5 years-3 years

 

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  • Children will be working towards swimming with buoyancy aids but without support from the adult. Happy to get their faces and heads wet and be happy to be submerged under the water.They will work  towards being able to jump with support from the adult. 

For more information email Swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk 

Our pre-school program for children aged 3 years+

Parents do not need to go in the water with their child. 

Duckling Awards are the next step on from the Discovery Duckling  Awards. They are designed to help toddlers enjoy learning to swim  without help from their parents or guardians. Ducklings 1 will see  children start to move by themselves in the water. By Ducklings 4  your child will be jumping in, going underwater, floating and swimming i've metres without support. Duckling Awards are great at promoting  increased independence and water confidence, to help prepare for  Stage 1. If your child can not swim without buoyancy aids then they  require Ducklings 1 or 2. If your child can swim without buoyancy aids then they  require Ducklings 3 or 4. 

Ducklings 1

Ducklings 2

  • Confident non-swimmer kicking with a float on front,  face in the water - Book online here

Ducklings 3

Ducklings 4

For more information email swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk

The ASA learn to swim awards 1–7 are divided into Progressive stages.

They make up the call national syllabus of learning to swim for primary school age children. They are designed to reward your child for the development of the essential aquatic skills they need to be confident, competent and safe in the water.

Guidance 

Can your child swim without buoyancy aids?

No, Stage 1 /  Yes, Stage 2-7 

Do they swim? Non swimmer Stage 1 

Can swim up to 5 m on front and can put face in water comfortably? Stage 2

Swim over 5 m front crawl, backstroke and basic breaststroke? Stage 3

10 m front crawl backstroke and breaststroke in water out of their depth? Stage 4

10 m front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly in water out of their depth? Stage 5

15 m front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly? Stage 6

25 m front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly? Stage 7

For more information email the swim team swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk 

Stage 1 

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Moving forwards and backwards through the water for a distance of 5 metres.  Blowing bubbles with face in the water, regaining an upright position from the  front and the back. Moving into a stretched floating position using aids or support. 

Stage 2 

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Push and glide from the wall on both front and back breathing normally  (attempting to turn on the side) and back for 5 metres. Rotate from front to back  and back to front, regaining a standing position. 

Stage 3 - Water out of their depth

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Push and glide on both front and back into a log roll. Travel on front and rotate on  to back. Swim 10 metres on both front and back (turning to the side to breath)  breathing normally. Demonstrate breaststroke arms and legs. Fully submerge to  pick up an object.  

Stage 4 - Water out of their depth 

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Push and glide from wall to the pool floor. 10 metres front crawl, backstroke,  breaststroke and butterfly legs, attempting arms. Head first sculling action for 5  metres in a horizontal position. Perform a sequence of floating positions. 

Stage 5 - Water out of their depth 

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Performing a sculling action for 5 metres whilst horizontal on back and a 5 metre  feet rst scull. Tread water for 30 seconds. Swim a competent front crawl,  backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly for 10 metres. Perform a somersault and  handstand. 

Stage 6 - Water out of their depth 

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Sink, push off the side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into both front crawl and  breaststroke. Swim 10 metres with clothes on. 25 metres front crawl, backstroke,  breaststroke and butterfly, all with rhythmical breathing. Perform a surface dive. 

Stage 7 - Water out of their depth 

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Swim 25 metres for all 4 strokes. Swim 50 metres continuously using 1 stroke and  10 metres using 3 different strokes. Forward and backward somersault. Log roll,  head first and feet first sculling. Various floating and sinking skills.

For more information email Swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk 

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Non-Swimmers 

To gain basic water confidence and travel through the water with aids.  To develop basic movements towards learning the strokes. 

Beginners 

To improve underwater confidence and progress towards swimming  unaided on front and back. To develop the ability to perform  breaststroke, backstroke and front crawl. 

Intermediate 

Designed for adults who can swim a reasonable distance on their front and back. To develop their technique and style in all strokes with the correct breathing, whilst gaining confidence in deep water.

Improver 

To perform the three main strokes to a good level, showing correct technique, rhythm and confidence in the water. Tuition will include diving and introduction to personal survival. 

Adult Classes 16 years+

Class Mon Tues Wed Fri
Adult Beginners 09:00am     08:30am
Adult Intermediate   09:00am   09:00am
Adult Improvers 09:00am 09:00am    
AquaFit 18:15pm 08:00am 18:30pm 08:30am
Aqua Natal        

*Classes are all 1 hour long

For more information email Swimming@leisurefocus.org.uk 

*Any private swim lesson purchase, is an agreement between the customer & the private swim teacher.

Paula - 07901 574678

Alex - 07930 615529

Wally - 07941 522657

Camille - 07717 818699

Marcus - 07835 111165

Yvonne - 07729 119348

Sarah - 07541 998250

Tim - 07922 534087

Ally - 07749 040717 

 

RLSS UK NATIONAL POOL LIFEGUARD QUALIFICATION 

https://www.rlss.org.uk/national-pool-lifeguard-qualification

For more information contact Charlotte on accessfirstaid@btinternet.com or 07918962153

4 years+

Stage 1 & Stage 2 only

Monday 21st - Friday 25th Feb

9:00-9:30am, 9:30-10:00am

£40.50 per week