Swimming lessons at Ardingly College

This magnificent School is in the most gorgeous setting in the heart of West Sussex. We can use this stunning 25 metre Indoor Swimming pool on Sunday mornings between 8.00am – 12.00 midday. It has a glass window effect so has an abundance of natural light as well as spacious changing rooms. There is also plenty of room on poolside for parents/grandparents to watch along with plenty of free parking. The pool comes with 4 lanes with competitive lane ropes and diving blocks for the more advanced swimmers wanting to Develop their strokes and stamina in one of our coaching squads.

It has a shallow end perfect for Parent & Toddler classes (age 12 months+) or beginners just starting out or Improvers doing widths then progressing onto lengths.

During the summer months there are picnic benches outside the pool for parents to watch from or to soak up the weather whilst looking after their siblings. There is a public footpath should you all decide to go for a family walk after swimming. Surrounding areas are Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Uckfield, Hickstead, Cowfold, Pease Pottage, Forest Row, Turners Hill, Handcross, Balcombe.

Course Dates 2019 – 8.00am – 12.00 midday

Sunday 13th Jan till Sunday 31st March – (No swimming Sunday 17th Feb for half term week)11 weeks
Sunday 28th April till Sunday 14th July – (No swimming Sunday 26th May for half term)11 weeks
Sunday 8th September till Sunday 15th December – (No swimming Sunday 27th October for half term)14 weeks



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Ardingly College, College Road, Haywards Heath, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ

Enter through the main Senior School entrance (not Prep School) and drive over the bumps (college on your left). Then you will come to a small car park on your left. Please park in there and walk down the slope/steps opposite the car park leading to the swimming pool. There is a Blue sign saying swimming pool at the top of the slope.



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Pool Facilities

  • Water is heated to a warm 30 degrees
  • The pool is 25m x 10m wide. The shallow end starts at 0.9m the deep end is 2m
  • It has four lanes and wide so suitable for all abilities.
  • Two large male & female changing rooms.
  • Seating on poolside for parents/grandparents and siblings to watch
  • Please DO NOT use the staff changing rooms, the female changing rooms are through the second door on your left hand side and the male changing rooms is on the left as you go in the main door.
  • No shoes on poolside

Class a suitability

  • Parent & Toddler classes (aged 12 months+)
  • Pre-school
  • Beginners
  • Improvers
  • Advanced
  • Development Squads – coaching with Nicholas Mutalama
  • Junior Lifeguard Academy
  • Adults
  • 1 – 1 Lessons upon request (Inquire for cost)