Courses & classes
Our 25m, 6 lane swimming pool has a UV (Ultra-Violet) filtration system which means the chlorine levels are much lower than a standard chlorine pool.
Children’s Individual Swimming Lessons
- One to one lessons can be arranged throughout the year with a member of our wonderful team of experienced teaching staff. Please enquire at Reception.
- Ages 5 and up.
- £22.55 per ½ hour lesson or £211.75 for the advance booking of ten lessons.
Children’s Group Swimming Lessons
- Designed for children aged 5 to 12 years of age on Thursday evenings between 5.30 and 7 pm term time only. Each lesson is 30 minutes. Please enquire at Reception for further information.
- 7th September to 14th December 2023, excluding 26th October and 2nd November.
- £110.50 for the thirteen week course.
Children’s Intensive Crash Course Swimming Lessons
- Week long courses operate during the Easter and Summer holidays and are designed for children five to 12 years of age.
- Our experienced and sympathetic teaching staff cater for non-swimmers, improvers and the more able.
|When:||14th-18th August 2023|
|Price:||£55 for five 1/2 hour lessons; either 9.45-10.15 am or 10.15-10.45 am|
Adult Group Swimming Lessons
- Six week adult swimming course each half term: Wednesday 8th November to Wednesday 13th December 2023.
- Beginners 7-7.45pm and Improvers 7.45-8.30pm.
Hatha Yoga is a general category that includes most yoga styles. It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises) which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation.
|When:||Time: 10.15 to 11.45 am
Dates: Fridays 1st, 8th, 22nd and 29th September and 6th, 13th and 20th October, 10th, 17th and 24th November and 1st and 8th December
|Price:||£8.50 per session pay as you go|
Pilates aims to strengthen the body in an even way, with particular emphasis on core strength to improve general fitness and wellbeing.
About Jennifer Boorer – Pilates Instructor
Jennifer has been teaching Pilates, body mechanics and muscular skeletal work for over 30 years. She teaches in the USA, Singapore and Australia and is part of a research group in Singapore, where she lectures to those involved in pre and post rehabilitation. Most of her work in the UK is on an individual basis and in the USA she lectures to those training to teach. Pilates was intended to be a one-to-one experience and she brings that into her class teaching as much as possible.
||Time: 6 to 7pm
Day: Thursday evenings
Dates: From Thursday 21st September to 14th December 2023, excluding 26th October and 2nd and 16th November.
|Price:||£145 for the 10 week course|
Monmouth Schools’ Sports Club is an approved training centre for the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ). Gaining this qualification is a route to a fulfilling job that could save someone’s life. The role suits part-time workers and this flexibility means it is an ideal job for young people (minimum age 16) at college or university. For some, becoming a lifeguard provides an excellent foundation for a career in the leisure industry.
Our next course runs from Monday 30th October to Friday 3rd November 2023 and is open to students over 16 who are able to: jump or dive into deep water, swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds, swim 100 metres continuously on front and back, in deep water tread water for 30 seconds, climb out of a pool unaided without ladder or steps, and surface dive to the floor of a pool.
Any candidate that successfully completes the NPLQ course will be offered an interview for the position of Lifeguard at Monmouth Schools Sports Club.
The course runs from 8:30am-5:30pm and costs £260. For more information and to book, please contact Mr Dan Richards at Monmouth Schools Sports Club (01600 714381).
Our lifeguard courses run in August and October. Next course 21st to 25th August 2023. Please enquire at Reception for future dates.
Kick start your day with a round of Circuit Training, a form of conditioning, combining strength endurance and aerobic training of the whole body.
|Time:||Classes take place on Tuesday mornings 7:15 to 8am September through to July each year. Restarting 5th September 2023, and excluding 26th December 2023 and 2nd January 2024.|
|Price:||£4.85 per session, pay as you go.|
First Aid Training
Monmouth Schools’ Sports Club can cater for companies and groups requiring First Aid training. Our fully qualified instructors deliver courses through the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS). The qualification is Ofqual accredited and valid for three years, making it suitable for all industries and enabling you to meet HSE requirements.
What does the law say?
The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate first aid training, equipment and facilities so that employees can be given immediate help if they are injured or taken ill at work.
What is a First Aider?
A First Aider is someone who has undertaken training and has a qualification that meets the criteria set by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). This means that they must hold a valid certificate of competence in either:-
- First Aid at Work (FAW) or
- Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)
Who Needs First Aiders?
Every workplace requires a First Aider. Depending on the size of the organisation a designated number of employees will be required to hold the full First Aid at Work qualification. Specific employment sectors in which First Aid is advantageous include childcare, education and the sport and leisure industry.
Monmouth Schools’ Sports Club can offer a variety of First Aid courses to suit your needs at very competitive prices. Any enquiries regarding First Aid training should be directed to Dan or Simon at the Sports Club via their emails or alternatively telephone 01600 714381