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Dive into our comprehensive swimming lessons programme designed for children of all ages* and skill levels.

Our experienced instructors provide a safe and nurturing environment, teaching essential swimming techniques while instilling water confidence and safety awareness. Join us and watch your child make a splash while developing lifelong swimming skills.

Our Award-winning Children’s Learn to Swim Programme
Our Learn to Swim programme follows the national Scottish Swimming Framework, offering a structure lesson programme and development pathway of infants and children from age 4 months plus which includes:

  • Early Years: Adult & Baby, Adult & Toddler, Adult & Child
  • Pre-School: Age 3-5 years
  • Swim Skills: Core Learn to Swim Programme Levels 1-4
  • Club Ready: A preparation level prior to moving to a swimming club

Each participant enrolled within the Learn to Swim programme joins our Get in the Swim Membership Scheme which includes FREE swims at ALL of our sites.

If you are interested in joining out Learn to Swim programme, ENQUIRE HERE. Please note that our waiting list is CLOSED for all levels within Aubigny Sports Centre due to high demand.

*Once your child turns 16, they will be required to join the Adults programme.

Frequently asked questions

  • Rolling Lesson Programme:  Lessons run for up to 48 weeks of the year.
  • Smoother Transitions: Participants move to the next level when they are ready, (subject to availability).
  • Easy Monthly Payments: Swimming lessons are paid for in manageable monthly direct debit payments.
  • Free Swims: All lesson participants are able to enjoy Free Swims at all East Lothian Swimming Pools, all year round.

Monthly membership payments 

Swimming Lessons are paid by monthly direct debit from a nominated bank account.

Monthly Payment £24.00 per month*
Correct as of April 2024, subject to annual review. 

*Access to Leisure Customers are entitled to a 50% discount on the standard monthly membership fee of £24.00 per month. However should the Access to Leisure subscription expire / terminate the direct debit payment will automatically increase to the standard amount. Further Terms & Conditions Apply.

Fill in the Enquiry form below to join our waiting list. Please note that the waiting list is CLOSED for all levels at Aubigny Sports Centre.

Application Process
Once you have been offered a place in the lesson scheme, you will be asked to complete a Get in the Swim Membership Scheme Form, and make an initial pro-rata payment at your preferred Sports Centre.

To comply with banking regulations, and to protect customers from fraud and identity theft, you may be asked for proof of photographic ID and bank account ownership.

For further information about the programme please download our Get In The Swim parents leaflet.

Alternatively, you can contact us if you have any questions via or call 0131 653 5250.

If your child has any additional support needs, please get in touch with our swimming development team via so we can discuss their specific requirements.

As far as possible, we integrate children with additional support needs into our mainstream lessons.  However for those children with more complex needs, we offer swimming lessons especially tailored ASN lessons at both Aubigny Sports Centre and Dunbar Leisure Pool.

It’s never too late to discover the joy of swimming!   Whether you are starting from the very beginning, want to improve your confidence in the water, develop your stroke technique or additional training in preparation for competitions / triathlons we can help.
Adult Lessons Available: 

  • Adult Beginner
  • Adult Improver
  • Adult Stroke Development
  • Adult Skills & Drills

Please contact our swimming lesson development team via and they will discuss your requirements and advise you of current availability to suit your needs.

Just complete the form below to cancel your membership.

What comes after the Learn to Swim programme?

Have you completed Swimskills 4? Are you wondering what to do next or how to take your swimming to the next level?

Check out what a swim club could offer you, and locate your closest club via the download below.

Swimming Clubs

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