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Swimming Lessons

I learnt to swim at Shirley. It's no frills but is great for learning how to swim. It's also... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
lee l
via mobile
Great for teaching children how to swim

This place is not a family attraction as such but rather a place where you can take your child to... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Deon M
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26 Jul 2018
“Fantastic learning environment for small children”
31 May 2018
“Swimming lessons”
Shirley Swimming Pool is a privately owned, public swimming pool. Originally built in 1974 as a dedicated teaching centre, the two pool site offers lessons for every age and ability, starting from 6 weeks old.The main 25 metre pool is available for...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Kentish Road | Shirley, Southampton SO15 3GR, England
+44 23 8078 1901
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Our daughter (now 19 months) has had lessons at Shirley pool for the last 11 months. In this time she has gone from being very timid in the water to being extremely confident and beginning front crawl motions with leg kicks. She loves her lessons...More

Thank Livia S
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Wow! What terrible customer service we have encountered at this establishment. The standard of the lessons has completely gone downhill and no response made to emails. I pay £40 a month for lessons that do not enhance my 17 month old's ability due to the...More

1  Thank Thinkpink92
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Although this is probably a very good swimming pool, It is more interested in obtaining. The fees with no thought of the reasons for cancellation, Still demanding the fees be paid, Even due to serious illness (long term) illness.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter has been coming here since she was one she is now 5 has learnt so much would highly recommend this place

Thank Shelley C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Came here after our local swimming pool was shut down! We have 3 kids doing lessons on a Saturday! It's a little more expensive but the difference is night and day! A really great swimming school! Only negative is car parking situation!

Thank jamesangel85
Reviewed 10 April 2017

some friends and I have been trying to go to the pool for aqua fit. It's noe held on the same night as a children swim club. The car park is so small we can't park, the children never get out on time so we...More

1  Thank Jan B
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I learnt to swim at Shirley. It's no frills but is great for learning how to swim. It's also pretty quiet and you can get some decent lane swimming done in the day. It's brilliant for my daughter and son (ages 2&3) to learn how...More

Thank lee l
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This place is not a family attraction as such but rather a place where you can take your child to learn to swim. There is one male and one female changing room which makes it very crowded especially over weekends. It has a small reception...More

Thank Deon M
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I visited Shirley swimming pool last night for the first time in about 20 years. I went with my daughter, (21), and her friend. it was an hour of fun, we usually go to Zumba but thought we'd give this a go, so glad we...More

2  Thank Patsy W
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