Shake Up Summer Swim Programme


Summer Intensive Swimming Lesson Camps

Intensive Group Swimming Lessons | Age 5+
To help determine which lessons to book, please see getactiveabc swim school lesson levels explained here

Additional Needs | Age 4+

One-to-One Swimming Lessons | Age 5+

Booking details below and please scroll through pages on link to locate suitable course.

Please note, children who are already enrolled in a getactiveabc swimming programme will continue to attend their classes as normal during the summer period. They are also welcome to register for these additional summer intensive swimming camps if the levels scheduled suit their ability level.

Summer Lifeguard Qualification Courses

Junior Lifeguard | 8-12 years
Must be able to swim minimum 25m front and back and be comfortable in deep water. This new qualification replaces our previous Rookie Lifeguard Award.

STA Pool Lifeguard Qualification | 16+ years
This CIMPSA endorsed lifeguard qualification is widely recognised across the UK. On successful completion of the course you will be fully qualified to work as a Pool Lifeguard.

Booking details for both courses below. Please note, booking for our STA Pool Lifeguard Qualification does not open until Tues 28 May.

Summer Junior Water Safety & First Aid Courses

South Lake Water Safety Course | 8+ years 
Must be able to swim 50m

Junior Medic | 8-12 years
Medic 1 – Basic first aid, how to deal with an incident and first aid kits
Medic 2 – Basic first aid, learning how to perform CPR and recovery position

Please note, you must complete Junior Medic 1 prior to booking Junior Medic 2.

Booking details below for all courses.


Summer swimming activities must be booked through the links below and NOT through the parent swimming portal. We recommend all parents | guardians interested in booking summer swimming activities create a getactiveabc account and add children as family members to their account in advance of booking,  please select which option below applies to you.


In advance of booking online you must login to your account and add children as family members to your account. Watch ‘How To’ video.

If you are a family member and your child is also a family member, you will need their membership number or bar code on their membership card, if you are unsure of these details please contact the Centre.


In advance of booking activities online you must create a getactiveabc account and add children as family members to your account. Watch ‘How To’ video.

We are aware of a technical issue on the getactiveabc account preventing parents/guardians from adding additional Family members to their account. If you are experiencing difficulties, please try and add participants through this link. See image below. Simply:

  • Sign in
  • Add any members in ‘Family Members’ section
  • Register them for the class

If you are still having difficulties, please contact your local centre and a Customer Advisor will be able to assist you.

STA Lifeguard

Age 16yrs+

South Lake Water Safety Course

Age 8+ Years

Please scroll to the end of the swimming lessons on the booking link.

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