North East

If you are looking for swimming lessons swim@ durham school is the place for you! Our bespoke learn to swim programme is designed for 3+ years old and is delivered by expert teachers from the school pool at Durham School. We have small class sizes and teachers in the water with beginners. Adopting a child-led approach makes learning this vital life skill fun and progressive. All swimmers’ achievements are celebrated with certificates and stickers. Swimming is a lifesaving skill, and we can’t wait to start your child’s swimming journey with us.


Durham School, Quarryheads Lane, Durham, DH1 4SZ

Opening times

  • Monday 5:45pm - 7:45pm
  • Tuesday 4:45pm - 7:45pm
  • Wednesday 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Thursday 5:45pm - 7:45pm
  • Friday 4:45pm - 7:45pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Sunday 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Free onsite parking

don’t take it from us, take it from them!

Helpful friendly staff who get the best out of the students.


Staff are absolutely fabulous. Children have come on fantastically.


Staff all really friendly and engaging. Children absolutely love them and respond to their enthusiasm and fun games. Big focus on technique not just distance.


Really pleased with how our daughter is progressing . She’s confident and made a really good progress .


frequently asked questions

find the perfect swim group for your child

Still not sure what group is suitable for your little one? Not to worry, use our easy to follow swim group checker to see our recommendation.

group checker