Skills & Drills Classes in your area

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There are different session types available depending on your ability and level of fitness. 

Skills and Drills: Beginners:  This session will cater for the competent swimmer who would like to focus on their technique and perhaps work on one of their weaker strokes. This session would be ideal for those wishing to improve their front crawl breathing or to learn how to get more out of their swimming sessions by using coaching equipment.  This session is for 1 hour.

Skills and DrillsIntermediate:  This session is for the competent swimmer who would like to improve their technique and fitness through learning new skills and drills.  This class will be suitable for an able recreational swimmer or perhaps a triathlete or individual hoping to take part in a participation event. This session is for 1.5 hours.

Masterclass:  This session is for the more able swimmer who is perhaps competing or training with a Masters club or group.  The session will focus on everything from speed of turns, starts and distance off the wall, to streamlining and core strength building.  This session is for 1.5 - 2 hours. 

Find a class in your local area here: 


Aberdeen Sports Village weekly classes  
Skills & Drills Classes: Wednesdays 8pm-9pm. (scroll down to page footer to register for classes)


Masters and Adult Skills and Drills Session: 

Starting on Friday 28th August, 7.00pm-9.00pm

Mercat Gait Pool, Prestonpans

Are you an adult swimmer and want to enhance your swimming? Are you looking to improve your technique, to increase your fitness, or just to come along and meet new people?   Then look no further, come along and take part in coached sessions in the pool. 

The evenings are open to all and will be fun and informative.  Depending on your swimming ability and level of fitness there are two session times available: 

7.00pm-8.00pm - Skills and Drills      

8.00pm-9.00pm – Masters

Come along and have a go!  Places are limited and are available on a first come first served basis.  To register your interest or for more information please contact Karen Ferguson on:




Edinburgh Leisure website link :

Ainslie Park Leisure Centre

Skills and Drills

Tues 12.30 to 1.00

Wed 12.30 to 1.00

Thurs 12.30 to 1.00


Wed 1.00 to 1.30


Skills and drills

Tues 12.30 to 1.00


Fri 12.30 to 1.00




Mon 7.00 to 8.00pm

Tues 12.00 to 12.50pm



Tues 6.00 to 7.00pm

Sat 8.00 to 8.50 am


Skills and Drills

Tues 10.10 to 11.10

Royal Commonwealth Pool


Mon 6.30 to 7.30am

Thurs 6.30 to 7.30am

Fri 6.30 to 7.30am

Skills and drills

Tues 1.00 to 1.30

Wed 12.00 to 12.30

Thurs 12.00 to 12.30


Tues 13.30 to 2.00pm

Wed 12.30 to 1.00pm

Thurs 12.30 to 1.00pm

Warrender Baths Club


Mon 8.00 to 9.00 pm

Thurs 8.00 to 9.00pm 



Tollcross International Swimming Centre

Skills & Drills - Classes run each Wednesday 7 - 8pm starting Wednesday 9 September until 16 December 2015 (no class on Wednesday 14 October due to event) - additional classes starting 18th September 2015 each Friday 7-8pm.  

£5.60 per session to the public, concession rate £2.80
At this stage you will develop lane etiquette, learning to use equipment such as kickboards/pull buoys/fins, efficient stroke technique (four strokes optional) along with use of the clock.  These stages will also introduce basic training programmes to develop fitness and stamina as well as continuing to improve technique.


To book please contact Tollcross International Swimming Centre on 0141 276 8282 or check this link:



Pickaquoy Centre

Skills & Drills Skills & Drills is designed to help adults develop their stroke technique and improve fitness. This session is taken by an instructor giving adults the chance to improve and develop their swimming skills with the instructor’s advice. Skills & Drills is more suited towards swimmers who can swim lengths but require more work on their technique. 

Classes are on Wednesdays from 12:45pm – 1:15pm and Fridays from 5:30pm – 6pm. The class is included in any membership with a swim element and costs £4 for non-members or £2 for concessions. Book your space at reception now!   Bookings Line: 01856 879900


Bannockburn High School - Day and Time:  

Bannockburgh High School: 7pm-7.45pm on a Friday


Classes can be booked as a block or week by week.



University of Stirling

Starting on Friday 15th January for 11 weeks, Adult Swim Fest (Fitness, Endurance, Speed, Technique)


The cost of the class is £5 per lesson (£55/block) for non-members and £3 per lesson (£33/block) for members. Places are limited so book asap by calling in person at the University Sport Centre or by phoning reception on 01786 466900.

For more information go to: 


Vale of Leven Swimming Pool

Pilot PowerSwim sessions designed for adult swimmers to develop technique, fitness and stamina.

Monday and Wednesdays in August (Monday: 12-12:45/Wed 7-7:45am) 

For more information call Vale of Leven Swimming Pool: 01389 756931 


weekly classes in various venues

For more information go to:


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