Swimming Pools

We offer heated indoor and outdoor pools that are open all year round, a sauna, steam room and an outdoor spa pool. Swimming is an excellent training tool which can strengthen, tone, and invigorate your entire body.

To download the swimming pool timetable click on 2014 swimming timetables

The club has an excellent swimming programme for all ages, from babies to adults.

Adult Swimming Programmes

Aqua Aerobics

Monday: 6.15pm to 7pm
Thursday: 9.15am to 10am

A fun 45-minute workout to help increase fitness and flexibility.

Beginners and Improvers

Tuesday: 9.30am

Group sessions or one-to-one coaching for adults who want to learn to swim, or those looking to improve their technique and fitness levels in the pool.

Junior Swimming Lessons

Edgbaston Priory Club offers an excellent range of classes from babies through to juniors with all children receiving accredited awards on completion of key skills on the courses.

Parent and Baby

Tuesday: 10.00am to 10.30am Thursday: 10.15am to 10.45am

Aims to introduce babies as young as 12 weeks to swimming and is undertaken with the guardian in the water holding and supporting the baby.

Parent and Toddler

Tuesday: 10.30am to 11.00am Thursday: 10.45am to 11.15am

Again, this class is conducted with the guardian in the water and is aimed at children aged 18 months.

Beginners in Armbands

Monday to Thursday: 4pm

The focus is on the development of simple water skills such as submerging and opening the eyes, basic push and glide on both the front and back, kicking, arm actions and floating. They will work towards Ducklings Award levels 1 to 5.

Beginners

Monday to Thursday: 4.30pm to 5pm

These classes are designed to further develop swimmer’s confidence and skills with emphasis on developing stroke technique and control in water breathing. Children will work towards Stage 2, Stage 3, Rainbow Distance and Rainbow Stroke Awards

Improvers
Monday to Thursday: 5.00pm – 5.30pm
Wednesday: 5.30pm

The emphasis is on establishing basic stroke technique in front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Swimmers are also introduced to the butterfly and further aquatic skills such as underwater swimming, sculling and treading water as well as sitting and standing dives. Children work towards stage 4, stage 5, Rainbow Distance and Rainbow Stroke Awards.

Advanced

Monday and Thursday: 5.30pm
Wednesday: 6.00pm

At this level, swimmers will be encouraged to develop a more efficient swimming technique. They will also be introduced to techniques for competitive swimming. Children work towards stage 6 and 7 in Rainbow Distance and Rainbow Stroke Awards.

Junior Swimming Training

Tuesday: 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Open to any junior member who has passed the Gold Award.