BSO Swimming Skills Builder at Hathersage Outdoor Pool


Improve your swimming stroke and water confidence with a coached session at the beautiful Hathersage outdoor pool

Suitability: Minimum age 16 years

If you are looking to improve your swimming and gain confidence in the water then come along for a coached session at the Hathersage pool. The session will be an hour and a half and include a lot of work on improving your stroke and technique. A qualified swimming coach will lead the session and give you some top tips on how to improve your stroke work. 

You must be able to swim 50m frontcrawl without stopping. 


What you will get out of the day

You will need to bring with you your swimming costume, goggles, a swimming hat if you have one and a towel. The pool is heated but it might be a little chilly when you get out, bring a something warm to wear afterwards. 

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Meeting times and logistics

Please meet at the SofA desk at 6.50am where we can organise lift sharing and fill out consent forms. We will leave at 7am and aim for you to be at the pool for 7.30am to make to most of your course. We should be back on site at about 9.45am.

Course info card Description
Provided By TBC
Student / Instructor Ratio 15:1
Location Hathersage Pool
Min age 16

General advice

  • The School of Adventure is run by the Alpkit Foundation and all courses are with qualified instructors.
  • To participate in School of Adventure activities you must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket.
  • Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket may be cancelled and refunded.
  • Course times indicate the time you will be leaving from your meeting point to returning to it.
  • Your instructor will require you to sign a participation form before your activity commences. Children under 18 must get their form signed by their accompanying parent or guardian.
  • For courses offsite you will have to provide your own transport.
  • Courses will start without you if you are late.
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A few goodies that might help you get the most out of this course.

Huub Skull Cap
Warm and comfortable high grade neoprene skull swim cap

Huub Aphotic goggles photochromatic swimming goggles

Huub Aphotic Goggles
Versatile and comfortable swimming goggles for open water or the pool, featuring photochromic lenses.

Huub Varga Goggles

Huub Varga Goggles
Professional level goggles with excellent fit and visibility

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