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Community Swimming

Community swims are back on at Chippindale Pool in Otley, with local swims schools helping Prince Henry’s and Leeds City Council by offering them during LCC’s absence from the pool.

After the Easter holidays, there will be 3 sessions on offer to local residents.

InGear Coaching will be offering an early morning swim from 6.30am to 7.30am on Thursdays. They will also be continuing their Saturday session from 1.45pm until 2.45pm. These are open to the public, include lane swimming and are pay on the day by cash or card. Any questions, contact Lauren on 07921 481894.

Swim Splash Learn Swim School will be offering an adult only lane swim and adult swimming lessons on Fridays from 7-8pm, starting from Friday 26th April. For details of these, email or call 07734 424531.

As well as these community swim sessions, three swim school providers offer children’s swimming lessons. InGear Coaching (, Swim Splash Learn ( and Ducklings and Dolphins (

Ducklings and Dolphins

Ducklings and Dolphins run children's swimming lessons.

Wednesday: 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Thursday: 5.30pm - 7.30pm

For further info contact Shane on 07738 657064.

InGear Swim School & Kids Clubs

We are a local family business based in Otley Bramhope and Ilkley. We specialise in high quality swimming lessons for children, kids clubs and cycle coaching. We are extremely passionate about teaching and providing children of all ages and abilities the opportunity to develop essential life skills.

We provide swimming lessons at Prince Henry's every Monday and Tuesday after school from 4-7pm and Saturdays and Sundays 9-12pm and 3:30-6:30pm. We offer pre school lessons (from 2.5 years) up to Challenge award and parents don’t get in the water and you can watch from the poolside. We keep our class sizes small with just 5 in a class and the teacher is in the water up to stage 4. Please click on the link below to enquire or email 

In addition to this, we run a community public swim on the following days in term time:

STARTING AFTER EASTER! Early bird Thursdays 6:30am-7:30am (awaiting lifeguard)

Saturdays 1:45pm-2:45pm 

This is open to the public and includes lane swimming. Pay on the day by cash or card.

Please contact Lauren on 07921 481 894 for more information. 

Swim Splash Learn Swim School

Every Friday at Prince Henry's

Child (age 4+) swimming lessons from 5:30pm-7pm

Adult only lane swim and lessons from 7-8pm

(Adult lane swim/lessons starting Friday 26th April).

To register interest and request further information please email or call the office on: