Join Southdowns in west sussex for babies and children, and teach you child to swim in safety.
Fantastic underwater photos, photography of your babies first plunge

Swimming Lessons in

Small Dole


     Teaching babies and

    children to swim is

    great fun. Simply

    combine water



swimming lessons and a safe and

enjoyable environment.


Relaxing Atmosphere

That's exactly what we do at

our modern and relaxing facilities

in Small Dole. With the emphasis

on babies and children within the

local community of East and

West Sussex, including Henfield,

Steyning, Partridge Green, Shoreham,

Ashington, Storrington, Horsham,

Worthing and Brighton.


Age Ranges

Whilst we specialise in babies and

toddlers, older children are equally

welcomed to take advantage of

both our swimming lessons or the

development of their stroke



Pool Temperature

Pool temperature plays a vital part in

ensuring your toddlers enjoyment of

the course. For this reason our pool

temperature is kept at a comfortable

33 to 34 Deg C. This is the perfect

temperature for babies, making us

the perfect choice when comparing



Adult Classes

We now have spaces available for adult

coaching of non swimmers and those

wishing to build confidence. 1 to 1

coaching is also available.



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Welcome to Southdowns Swim School

Swimming lessons in West Sussex

From new born babies to adults, our facilities and professional ASA / STA trained instructors are here to teach and help develop you or your childs swimming skills. 


Latest News



Courses For Babies, Right From Birth

With so many new enquiries for baby swimming lessons, we think there is another Baby Boom!. Luckily we have just the answer, with more baby courses than every before and brand new times available on Wednesday mornings. With our lovely warm pool at Robins Garth we accept babies right from birth and with Vicki, our dedicated teacher just for babies you and your little one can look forward to some great fun times ahead.


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& Awards

To encourage our young

students we follow

the STA award 


With regular



of badges and



New classes now available for parents in West Sussex.