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Cost of a 1-1 Swim lesson

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Haboose Wed 30-Sep-15 12:44:17

DS has been swimming for a year but not much progress and not much progress has been made in a group lesson.

I have been quoted 50 pounds an hour for a 1-1 swimming lesson at a community pool in London. I would like to know how much are others paying for a 1-1 swimming lesson ? Isn't 1 hour rather long for a 1-1 lesson?

EldonAve Wed 30-Sep-15 12:52:34

We don't have 1:1 but it would cost 44 GBP per lesson (for 30 mins) at the swim school we use
We pay termly and if you miss a class you don't get any refunds

SmileAndNod Wed 30-Sep-15 12:54:48

We're not in London but we paid about £80 for 6 half hour sessions for DS. Did wonders for his confidence. An hour does seem quite a long time for a session though.

beepbeep Wed 30-Sep-15 12:55:04

my son (7) has had extra 1-1 lessons with his swimming teacher (extra half hour after his regular group lesson) for the same reasons you have said - progressing but v slowly. They are at the local pool (Nexus) and we are charged £17 for the 1-1 half hour.

sliceofsoup Wed 30-Sep-15 13:01:11

I'm in NI. We were quoted £20 per half hour for 1-1 in a private swimming pool, and two other companies who use the council pools were £15 per half hour.

Based on that £50 per hour in London seems about right, if not cheap. An hour does seem long when most lessons are 30 mins, but then, I do think 30 mins is too short sometimes. Especially in group sessions where one of the children is only getting one or two goes at doing a specific thing. Perhaps the idea of an hour long session is that it will take less time over all because there is time for practicing.

tricot39 Thu 01-Oct-15 20:03:31

40 pounds for 30mins in London although we get two-to-one for that. I think this may be on the high side but the teachers charging less were really unreliable

wanderingwondering Thu 01-Oct-15 20:06:01

Crikey. I pay £11 for half an hour. It's in a public pool though which isn't ideal

QueenofLouisiana Thu 01-Oct-15 20:26:34

£22 per half hour- private pool on East Anglia.

WeAllHaveWings Thu 01-Oct-15 20:41:40

£11 for 20 mins which is enough time for a <8yr old. By the end of his 1-1 lessons ds was doing more than 10 lengths in 20 mins.

SquirrelledAway Fri 02-Oct-15 10:15:03

I'd agree that an hour is too long for a 1-2-1 lesson for a child - it's much more intense than a group lesson. Our swim school charged £18 for a 30 minute private lesson, which covered the cost of pool hire, staffing, insurance and admin.

Worriedandlost Sat 03-Oct-15 19:46:09

Up until now it was £14/30 mins, from this week it was raised to £16/30 mins, South East

AsTimeGoesBy Sat 03-Oct-15 19:51:00

£21 for half hour here (SE England).

lostscot Thu 29-Oct-15 21:58:03

£17 for 1/2 hr both at private pool or council in Norfolk.

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