SWIMMING LESSONS

SWIMMING LESSONS

Swimming Lessons Portlaoise

Club Vitae Portlaoise offers a stunning 20m swimming pool which is bathed in natural daylight. Whether you are swimming for leisure, fitness or entertaining the kids, our extensive swimming pool facilities will meet and exceed all of your expectations. If swimming is not for you, why not unwind in our sauna, steam room or jacuzzi. Sit back & let the heat melt away your cares!

Club Vitae Portlaoise is renowned for swimming lessons. Our highly qualified instructors run individual swimming lessons and group swimming lessons, for both adults & kids. It’s never too late to learn! Our kids group swimming lessons run on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays & we cater for beginners from age 4, right up to lane swimmers. These run in 6 week blocks from September-June & we also run swimming lessons during the summer holidays.

Adult group swimming lessons run in 6 week blocks regularly throughout the year.
Swimming lessons are open to members & non-members.

Aqua aerobics classes are hugely popular here at Club Vitae Portlaoise. We run morning & evening classes on Monday, Tuesday & Thursdays. These classes are complementary to our pool members. You can also bring a friend along for €7.

At Club Vitae Portlaoise, we have separate ladies & gents changing rooms & also a dedicated family room with disabled access. We provide lockers for your use, you can bring your own lock or purchase one at our reception desk. We also provide use of locks for hotel guests. Swimming hats must be worn while in the main pool, if you forget yours, we have some for sale here for €2.50 each.

There are a variety of memberships to choose from, all including free ample parking & special rates with Body & Soul therapy rooms.

PARENTS GUIDE TO SWIM LESSONS

Firstly, please be aware that this is a new experience for all of us & any procedures that are being followed are to allow for a safe return to the water.
Our aim is to be able to provide safe, enjoyable swimming lessons for your children, while still adhering to Covid-19 guidelines.
Please read these guidelines carefully. You can confirm your child’s place in our lessons with full payment, & by doing so, you are agreeing to consent to all guidelines set out below.

  • We encourage adults to wear face coverings when in the club, children under 13 are exempt from this.
  • Only arrive at the club 5 minutes in advance of the class, no earlier, as you will not be admitted into the club.
  • Your child should be dressed to swim & have used the toilet beforehand.
  • Only one adult should accompany the child into Club Vitae reception.
  • You will be asked to fill out a Covid disclaimer/contact tracing form on week 1 of lessons.
  • When you arrive for your child’s lesson, Club Vitae staff will guide you to the pre-shower area & following that, you will drop your child to the designated waiting area & following the one way system, guardians should then return to their cars.
  • No waiting in reception can be permitted during the lesson, unless under special circumstances, which should be discussed with the club manager in advance.
  • All lessons must be pre-paid by phone or by calling into the club at least one week in advance of the lesson.
  • We can no longer loan goggles/hats etc, so if you forget something, you can purchase a replacement at reception.
  • Swim teachers will be teaching from the deck only, as recommended by Swim Ireland.
  • At the end of the lesson the swim teacher will accompany all kids to the entrance of the changing room – please only wait there just in advance of the end of the class.
  • The showers are not available to use after lessons, please dry your child off & shower him/her at home.
  • We ask that you leave the changing room as quickly as possible & adhere to social distancing while in the changing room.
  • Staff will be sanitising all areas regularly so your co-operation will be greatly appreciated.
  • We ask that if any parent or child is unwell, in contact with a confirmed case, or have recently traveled from a country not on the green list within the last 14 days, that they do not attend lessons until it is safe to do so.

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