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Get in the swim with free pool parties for all the family

Families can find out more about WV Active's Swim Academy by diving into free pool parties which are being held next weekend.

Parents and children are invited to visit WV Active Central from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 14 October and WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams from 11am to 1pm on Sunday 15 October to discover the swimming programmes offered at the 2 City of Wolverhampton Council run leisure centres.

Instructors from the WV Active Swim Academy will be on hand at both centres to lead free taster swimming lessons and assess people's swimming abilities. And there will also be a free pool party for families with toys and inflatables taking place from 12pm to 1pm on both days.

The WV Active Swim Academy works in partnership with Swim England to offer swimming lessons for children aged between 4 and 16, and for adults.

The City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for City Environment, Councillor Steve Evans, said: "This is a great opportunity for families to find out more about the learn to swim programmes on offer through the Swim Academy at WV Active Central and WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams.

"Swimming is a hugely important skill to have, and our Swim Academy delivers lessons to thousands of children and adults every year."

To find out more about swimming lessons please visit WV Active.

  • released: Tuesday 3 October, 2017