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Swim with us 

Happy girl swimming in pool
At the Panacea we boast a 17 metre heated pool and relaxation facilities the Poolside area is a very popular part of the club. Whether you are a keen swimmer or just want to unwind after a long day we have something for every member to enjoy as part of the experience here at the Panacea.

Swimming Lessons 

We are pleased to be able to offer high calibre swim lessons in club with our Swim Team headed up by the Ex Team GB Olympic Athlete Tom Haffield and his swim academy.
Lessons are available to members and non members.

Our peaceful and often tranquil pool allows all learners to progress at their own rate.



Tuesday                16:00 - 19:00

Wednesday        16:00 - 19:00

Thursday              17:00-18:30

Friday                     16:00 - 18:00

Saturday               10:00 - 13:00


Meet our coaches 



Experience: Level 2 qualified swim teacher and coach. Former international swimmer, having competed at 3 Commonwealth Games, 2 World Championships and the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games for Team GB.


Favourite stroke: Backstroke


Hobbies: Eating and travelling


Swim experience:  Level 2 Swimming Instructor. My background in swimming stems from competing at a national level with City of Newport Swim Club.


Favourite stroke: Butterfly 


Hobbies: House plants and handmade ceramic art.



Experience : Level 2 Swim teacher – trained with the Becky Adlington Training Academy.

I swim for myself and own fitness twice a week and train with Newport Triathlon Club.

I have a love/hate relationship with open water swimming.


Favourite stroke :   To swim - Front crawl

                                           To Teach - Backstroke


Hobbies : Running, swimming, cycling, SUP, Kayaking, parkrun, volunteering junior parkrun & junior Triclub, drinking coffee & walking my dog .


Lesson Fees

Group Lessons 

 Price per child                                                                                         Members                              Non- Members

                                                                                                                          £11                                            £13

Group lessons are to be paid in full prior to term start 

E.G.    10 week term                                                                               £110                                         £130

Private Lessons

 Price per 30 minute lesson                                                         Members                               Non - Members 

                                                                                                                       £35                                            £35     


Private lessons can be paid in full or half the term 


Private lessons price still £35  per lesson if shared 

E.G. 2 siblings sharing a lesson together 

Cancellations Policy 

Group lessons are paid in advance and non attendance does not adjust the price. 

Should the club cancel a lesson this will be refunded or given as credit . 

Private lessons cancelled with less than 24 hours notice are charged in full. 

For any swimming lesson enquiries please contact Gareth at

Lesson Fees
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