CUSTOMER STATEMENT - OPERATION OF LARKFIELD LEISURE CENTRE FROM MONDAY 19 JULY

Please read our full statement regarding the operational plan for Larkfield Leisure Centre from week commencing Monday 19 July.

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Summer Swimming Spectacular

 

We are delighted to publish our Summer Swimming Programme. As well as offering Intensive Swimming Courses, we are also offering a host of spectacular swimming courses that cover a range of swimming disciplines including: Mermaid & Sharks, START Diving, Undersea Explorers and much, much more.  Sessions are great fun and provide juniors with the opportunity to learn new aquatic skills.

Interested in booking a sesson or two?  Please call our Centres to secure and pay for your place.  Larkfield Leisure Centre - 01622 719345 | Tonbridge Pool - 01732 367449


Mermaids & Sharks - Thursday 22 July

MermaidWater lovers aged 6 to 12 years old can become a mystical mermaid or shark this summer. Put on the special swimming tail and learn how to move safely through the water. You’ll find out how to kick, twist and glide your way around the pool, plus have fun diving for treasure on the ‘ocean floor’.

  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool: 7- 9 year olds @ 9.30am - 10.30am | 9 years+ @ 10.30am - 11.30am
  • Larkfield Leisure Centre: 6-8 year olds @ 2pm - 3pm | 9 years+ @ 3pm - 4pm

To take part in the classes, all participants must be 6 years plus and have their Stage 5 Swim England/STA Angelfish 1 swimming award or equivalent. We don’t need to see a certificate but there will be a test to demonstrate 25m confident swimming, plus a swim test before the activity begins.

SESSION COST: £22


START Diving 

Classes are aimed at first time divers. You will learn the basics of diving from poolside, including key diving skills such as Tuck Dive, Pike and Straight Dives in a fun, safe and supportive environment.

All of these skills are the key foundation skills needed to move onto spring & high board diving. Participants must be competent in deep water and have achieved a minimum of Stage 4. Sessions will run as follows:

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre - 2, 13 & 27 August 4pm - 5pm 
  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool  - 2 & 18 August 4pm - 5pm

SESSION COST: £8.10 Priority Card | £9.40 Casual User


Underseas Explores 

underwater childrenUnderseas Explorers is an exciting marine awareness programme, bringing the English Channel to the swimming pool!

The sessions introduce the subject of marine wildlife and snorkelling skills through activities and games in a swimming pool decorated with local marine wildlife replicas. They give children the opportunity to learn water safety, snorkelling skills, underwater survey techniques, and what threats face the marine wildlife that live around the Kent shores. Session take place as follows:

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre - 4 and 25 August @ 4pm & 5pm
  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool - 3 & 24 August @ 4pm & 5pm

SESSION COST: £8.10 Priority Card Holder | £9.40 Casual User


Artistic Swimming 

Do you enjoy gymnastics, dance & swimming? Then why not give Artistic Swimming a go!

This is an opportunity to have a go at something new and learn the initial skills of this aquatic discipline. Participants must be able to swim 15m front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke, achieved or working towards Stage 5 within the Swim School.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre - 16 & 26 August @ 4pm 
  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool - 11 & 19 August @ 4pm

SESSION COST: £8.10 Priority Card Holder | £9.40 Casual User


Family Fun & Games Sessions

Fam swim

Come and take part in our Family Fun Swim sessions. Ideal for children aged 3 to 8 years (older children are welcome) and an accompanying adult, sessions include exciting activities, fun & games and some sessions revolved around storytelling.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre - 5,10, 17 & 23 August @ 4-5pm
  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool - 2, 9, 16 & 23 August @ 4-5pm

To pre-book your place please contact LLC 01622 719345 | TSP 01732 367449. Sessions are FREE to all Gym & Spa Members. Standard swimming prices apply for Casual Users | Priority Card Holders.


Mini Water Polo

Water Polo copy

Water Polo is a fast-paced aquatic team sport that is a great way to build fitness and learn new water skills. Mini Water Polo is a fantastic entry point for younger swimmers to participate in Water Polo for ages 8 years and upwards In these sessions you will build your confidence in the water and improve your swimming ability, all whilst playing a game of water polo in.

These sessions will focus on teach the water-polo backstroke, how to control the ball in the water, and stay vertical using the eggbeater kick. Must be confident in deep water and be in Stage 5 or above.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre - 11 August @ 4pm – 5pm
  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool - 10 August @ 4pm – 5pm

SESSION COST: £8.10 Priority Card Holder | £9.40 Casual User


Wacky Races

A 60-minute fun packed session, held in the Fitness Pool, with water games, races and competitions organised by our team. The sessions are designed for 8 – 14years to keep your children entertained and burn off some of their excess energy.

  • Larkfield Leisure Centre - 3 August @ 4pm
  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool - 5 & 25 August @ 4pm

SESSION COST: £8.10 Priority Card Holder | £9.40 Casual User


Competitive Starts – from Poolside to Racing Blocks

Diving

This session is for those who have been introduced to Diving within their swimming lesson/club and wish to improve their technique/ability including their transition phase to stroke. Must be confident in deep water aged 8+ and Stage 5 upwards.

  • Tonbridge Swimming Pool - 4 & 13 August @ 4pm – 5pm

SESSION COST: £8.10 Priority Card Holder/ £9.40 Casual User


Breaststroke Clinic

A session working on issues with kicking, arm pull timing and/or breathing within the stroke. Lots of intensive corrective practices, lots of challenges and goal targets, including competitions, fun and games. Aimed at those children swimming in Stages 4/5 6 or 7. Must be comfortable in deep water.

Tonbridge Swimming Pool - 4 August @ 5pm – 6pm

SESSION COST: £8.10 Priority Card Holder | £9.40 Casual User


Butterfly Clinic

A session working on issues with kicking, arm pull timing and/or breathing within the stroke. Lots of intensive corrective practices, lots of challenges and goal targets, including competitions, fun and games. Aimed at those children swimming in Stages 4/5 6 or 7. Must be comfortable in deep water. 

Tonbridge Swimming Pool - 13 August @ 5pm – 6pm

SESSION COST: £8.10 Priority Card Holder | £9.40 Casual User


Interested in booking a sesson or two?  Please call our Centres to secure and pay for your place.  Larkfield Leisure Centre - 01622 719345 | Tonbridge Pool - 01732 367449

 

SEE INTENSIVE SWIMMING COURSES HERE