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Active Aquatics is a service offering swimming lessons at three of our leisure centres, Bootle Leisure Centre, Meadows Leisure Centre and Dunes Splash World. We deliver a range of swimming lessons which are suitable for all ages and abilities at times that suit you. 



 Our swimming lessons run all year round and payments are made by monthly direct debit. Swim Members enjoy FREE swimming at our public sessions.





Please click the link above to be taken to the registration form. Once you are on the waiting list, you will be contacted when spaces are available. Please be aware the lessons are very popular!

What is available? 

  • Adult and Child lessons (age 9 weeks +).
  • Children’s swimming lessons (age 4 years +). As swimmers progress there are options for activities such as Rookie Lifeguard, Flip n’ Fun and competitive swimming.
  • Adults (all ages and abilities).
  • Swimfit (Adults only). Please click here 

Our lessons are fully accessible for disabled children and adults. 



Direct Debit fees are calculated by the number of swimming lessons over a 12 month period. This consists of 52 weeks, minus a 2 week break over Christmas, 2 free weeks during the summer holidays and any relevant bank holidays. We also offer a discount for additional siblings within the swimming lessons programme. Pro-rata fees may also be payable dependant on when you join the swimming lessons programme. For a full Active Aquatics price list, please click here 


What We Promise

The Active Aquatics swimming lesson programme is based upon a framework called the British Gas Learn to Swim Pathway, produced by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), the National Governing Body for Swimming. All our swimming teachers are ASA qualified committed to continuous improvement and ensure FUN is part of every lesson. 

For more information on the British Gas Learn to Swim Pathway, please click here


Important Information

This is some information about what you will need for the session 
  • Girls must wear a full costume, no bikinis or tankinis.
  • Boys must wear lycra shorts or trunks, no board/holiday shorts.
  • Swimming caps are compulsory.
  • Jewellery must be removed for the lesson.
  • We will provide all flotation aids such as armbands, discs and floats 
If you forget anything, there are a selection of swimming products available for purchase at reception. 


Contact us

If you would like to receive more information, or would like to speak with us, please email us on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or phone us on 0151 934 2927.


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