Lucy Williams Swimming Academy

Whatever your age. Whatever your ability. Swimming is our passion and we can help

LWSA has been offering swimming tuition in the Southampton area since 1995. Swimming is our passion and the success of our swim school is founded on our talented teaching team that is dedicated to the progress of our pupils - whatever age they may be.

From babies to grown-ups, nervous beginners to serious triathletes, we can help you achieve your goals.

Our aim is to instill a strong motivation in pupils to understand, develop and perfect good water skills in fun and stimulating lessons. Our children's classes are kept small to encourage maximum participation and to provide personal attention for children from pre-school to teens. We also arrange individual teaching sessions for adults and improvers across all ranges of abilities and needs.

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AT LWSA we focus on getting six key things right

  • Enthusiasm

    We want you to be a great swimmer!

  • Discipline

    Good lesson planning creates structure and fun

  • Praise

    Everybody deserves a pat on the back when they’re trying hard

  • Motivation

    You are going to be totally awesome! Lets go!

  • Vigilance

    The safety and security of our pupils is our primary concern

  • Analysis

    Okay, so how could we improve on that?

Personal Attention

We want you to be the very best swimmer you can be

Personal Attention

We keep our classes small to make sure that everybody gets the support and help they need to make them the best swimmers they can be.

Awesome Teachers

We have super teachers that love swimming and will love teaching you

Awesome Teachers

Our teachers are great, They love teaching and they have a wealth of experience to share with you.

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Keeping It fun

We make learning to swim fun and love to see happy faces in the water

Keeping It Fun

We want our swimmers to be happy, confident and enthusiastic. It's serious stuff but we make it fun. See what our parents and pupils think.

What some of our customers think

Lucy and her team taught my son Freddy to swim 14 years ago. It has become his passion and he is now at the top club in the country and travelling to compete. Without the grounding from Lucy he would never be where he is now. Her style of teaching and technical knowledge of the sport is unparalleled and the kids (& grown ups) have a blast too! Chrissy Clampett
Lucy taught my two boys Nathan and Jack many years ago. Absolutely brilliant teacher and swim school. Would highly recommend,Tracey Jenvey
My daughter has come on with her swimming in absolute leaps & bounds since being in Vickie’s lessons. She just moved to West Hill Park last evening & had the best time, she LOVES her lessons!! Thank you!Hannah Poole

How Can We Help?

For Children

Parent & Baby

Parent and Baby sessions teach key swim skills in a structured, play-based teaching environment and provide a safe and fun way to build your baby’s confidence in the water. Parents are taught baby submersion, breathing, movement and survival techniques that reinforce what your baby has learnt in their lessons and helps build their confidence in the water.

Day Time Location
Monday 10.00 – 11.30am Curdridge
Thursday 10.00 – 11.30am Curdridge
Friday 10.00 – 11.30am Curdridge
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Pre-schoolers are taught core swim skills in small classes of swimmers of similar abilities. We focus on getting the building blocks right – position in the water, stroke technique and breathing – to create a solid foundation for growth. We do this in a fun way with structured play elements built into the class as part of the teaching style. Pupils are taught from the water until competent and confident enough to be taught from the poolside.

Day Time Location
Monday 10.00 – 11.30am Curdridge
Tuesday 10.00 – 11.00am West Hill Park
Thursday 10.00 – 11.30am Curdridge
Friday 10.00 – 11.30am Curdridge
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The junior programme caters for children of all ages and abilities. We help children get interested and motivated about their swimming, improve their technique and become accomplished swimmers. Groups are kept small and are taught from the water until pupils are competent and confident enough to be taught from the poolside.

Day Time Location
Monday 4.00 – 6.30pm Curdridge
Monday 4.00 – 6.00pm West Hill Park
Tuesday 4.00 – 6.30pm Curdridge
Wednesday 4.00 – 6.00pm West Hill Park
Wednesday 4.00 – 6.30pm Curdridge
Thursday 4.00 – 6.30pm Curdridge
Friday 4.00 – 6.00pm West Hill Park
Saturday 9.00 – 11.30am West Hill Park
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Junior Lifesaving Club

The club introduces competent swimmers to the skills and techniques needed for basic first aid, survival and lifesaving in a fun but educational atmosphere. Participants will work towards the RLSS Rookie Lifesaving Scheme and the course will prepare them for taking early vocational awards such as RLSS Bronze Medallion and National Pool Lifeguard.

Day Time Location
Monday 5.30 – 6.00 pm West Hill Park
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For Adults

Adult Swim Club

The club provides coaching and training targeted at swimmers interested in improving technique, stamina and swimming fitness. It is suited to club swimmers, triathletes, open water swimmers and those looking to improve their swimming skills in a structured but sociable club environment. The club runs a number of swimming and social events during the course of the year such as the Bournemouth Pier to Pier, the RLSS Brownsea Island Swim and others.

Day Time Location
Tuesday 8.45 – 9.45pm David Lloyd West End
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Adult Lessons

Adult lessons are usually taught on a one-to-one basis or as small groups of swimmers of similar abilities. Lessons can be tailored to individual needs and we can cater for complete beginners through to competitive swimmers. So, whether you are looking for help to train for a specific event or just want to fulfil that ambition of learning to swim, we can help.

Tuesday10.00 – 11.00amWest Hill Park

Day Time Location
Friday 4.00 – 6.00pm West Hill Park
Saturday 9.00 – 11.30am West Hill Park
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Find Us
At These Locations

West Hill Park

St Margarets Ln, Titchfield,
PO14 4BS

David Lloyd West End

Botley Road, West End,
SO30 3XA


Lockhams Rd,
SO32 2BD

Bishops Waltham

Botley Rd,
Bishops Watham
SO32 1DR