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It's never too early to start swimming! Our Parent & Baby and Ducklings lessons at Mill House Leisure Centre is the perfect place for your child to learn how to swim.


Toddlers can start as early as a few months old, and parents can accompany their children and guide them as they get used to the water and gain more confidence in their swimming. 

Parent and Baby Lessons

Introduction to the Water


A fun, progressive programme for introducing babies and young children to the exciting world of aquatics. Songs are used to introduce basic water skills. With the use of toys and active play, parents/carers and babies will begin their Learn to Swim journey. Recommended for ages 0 to 12 months.


Developing Water Confidence


To support your child in the transition from unstructured play to beginning to bridge the gap to increase their water confidence and continue their Learn to Swim journey. With the use of flotation devices, children will begin to develop their skills and confidence further. Recommended for ages 12 to 24 months.

Ducklings Lessons

For babies and toddlers to explore and enjoy the fun of learning to swim. With the help of their parents/carers, your child will develop confidence both in and out of the water. Please note that it is compulsory to for an adult to assist children in the water at ducklings levels1-4. Ducklings is recommended from age 2 years 6 months to 4 years 6 months depending on ability