Alpha- Splash & Play

Splash & Play is a free 6-week block of water confidence / pool sessions, for young people with a disability or additional need, to encourage children to be more relaxed, have fun whilst developing basic safety awareness and swimming capability. The sessions will be in small groups, with an appropriate ratio, conducive to aid learning and support the swimmers needs.

Once service users have completed the 6-week programme, they will have the opportunity to progress joining the Alpha Swim Scheme depending on availability.

Alpha splash and play is available in Crewe, Macclesfield, Wilmslow and Nantwich.


Swimming Lessons – Alpha Swim

Alpha Swim lessons are adapted swimming lessons for young people with an impairment or additional need follow the same criteria as the Learn to Swim Scheme up to Stage 4 but at a slower rate and try to make the lessons/tasks fun orientated

Does your child want to learn to swim but has a disability?

Alpha Swim is a continuous course of swimming lessons for young people with a disability or additional need. These lessons will be a basic introduction to swimming to encourage children to have fun, be more relaxed in the water whilst learning basic water skills. The lessons will be adapted to meet the needs of the child where possible and will have a smaller teacher to swimmer ratio.

Who is Alpha Swim for?

  • For any young people with a disability or additional need from aged 4 (who are eligible to start reception year) to 17.
  • Not on Learn to Swim Scheme or receiving 1 to 1 lessons.
  • Has limited or no swimming experience.

Alpha Swim lessons are available at most facilities with the exception of Alsager Leisure Centre

Inclusive Swim sessions

Everybody Health & Leisure are run inclusive swim sessions across several of its facilities. These sessions are a quiet general swim session and aimed at all age groups with impairments and long-term medical conditions but also an opportunity for SEND families to enjoy a quiet swim.

  • Nantwich Leisure Centre – 1st Sunday of every month (15.45-16.45)
  • Alsager Leisure Centre – 2ndSunday of every month (13.00-14.00)
  • Crewe Lifestyle Centre – 3rd Saturday of every month (17.00-18.00)
  • Sandbach Leisure Centre – Every Sunday (16.00-17.00)
  • Macclesfield Leisure Centre – 1st Saturday of every month (16.15-17.15)
  • Poynton Leisure Centre – Every Wednesday (11:45-12:45)
  • Knutsford Leisure Centre – Every Sunday (11.00-12.00)
  • Wilmslow Leisure Centre – Every Sunday (14:45-15:45)
  • Congleton Leisure Centre – Every Sunday (16:00-17:00)

Prices – https://everybody.org.uk/what-we-offer/swimming/

Everybody Admissions Policy – https://everybody.org.uk/admission-policies/

These sessions maybe subject to cancellations due to swim galas or events, please check prior to attending.

For more information about the Inclusive Swim session, please contact the respective facility direct.


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