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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the classes held?

Swimming classes vary between in different venues.  Both indoor and outdoor options available. Please follow the link to view our venues: Lesson Venues


How many terms/weeks are held per year?

Lessons are held all year round and are divided into the following terms:

  • January – March (Winter Term) – 10 classes
  • April – June (Spring Term) – 10 classes
  • July – September (Summer Term) – 10 classes
  • October – December (Autumn Term) – 10 classes

What type of lessons do we offer?

The different classes available follow the following classes.

  • Starfish: Parents and child (up to 3.5 years)
  • Crab: Total non swimmer (3 years and over)
  • Advanced Crab: Nearly swimming unaided (3 years and over)
  • Turtle: Swimming unaided, gaining confidence to swim longer distances.
  • Seal: Basic technique and understanding of strokes.
  • Elite Level: Selected swimmers who want to take swimming to the next level.

What time should I arrive for my swimming class?

Be Punctual: Plan to arrive 10 minutes before the start time in designated meeting area. Late comers will have to make their own way to the class.


What do I need for the swimming class?

Bring your child pool ready dressed in swimming attire. This should include:

  • Suitable swimming attire.
  • School swimming cap (compulsory for 2 years and up)
  • Towel
  • Clean deck shoes (ideally slip-on)
  • Avoid bringing anything extra with you that is not needed.

As a parent/ guardian can I watch the swimming lesson?

  • The Village, Naxxar: Parents may watch parts of the swimming lesson when instructed by head coach.
  • Grand Suites, Gzira: Parents may watch parts of the swimming lesson when instructed by head coach.
  • Tal Qroqq, Gzira: Parents are allowed to watch lessons from the stands.

Where should I drop off/pick up my child from?

  • The Village, Naxxar: Level -1, changing area.
  • Grand Suites, Gzira: The entrance of the swimming pool.
  • Tal Qroqq, Gzira: Reception area.

COVID 19 or Feeling sick

Please do not attend classes if you or your child are feeling sick or has any symptoms of COVID-19. Any children showing any form of illness will not be allowed to participate in the lesson.


Which level should I apply for my child?

Swimming Workshop has a structure to suit all levels and abilities. Before applying one should read all levels available to see which one suits your child best.

Please follow link to all levels available.


What is our policy for lessons missed and replacements?

At Swimming Workshop we try our best to replace any lesson missed. This is not guaranteed and not always possible as keeping the groups to our stipulated ratios is of utmost importance.  Safety is our priority at all times.


What is the procedure to apply for swimming classes?

You can book directly through the website booking platform. The application form and payment need to be received 7 days from the date of booking. If the intake is closed, you may contact us as follows:

  • Via the contact form on the homepage.
  • Via the live chat on the site.
  • Send an email to our email address info@swimmingworkshop.com

Can I change my day or time?

Send us and email on info@swimmingworkshop.com and we will try to accommodate subject to availability.


How do I pay for the Swimming Course

Payment for the swimming course needs be made within 7 days from booking. Payment options are sent via email once the booking form is complete. Your child’s place shall only be guaranteed upon receipt of payment.


What is the temperature of the pool?

All indoor venues  maintain the pool temperature between 28 – 30 degrees Celsius. Outdoor venues keep a higher temperature during the colder months.


What happens in different weather conditions?

Outdoor swimming classes:

  • Rain: lessons proceed as per usual .
  • Thunder and Lightning: parents will be informed that lessons are cancelled.

Indoor swimming classes will not be effected by weather conditions.


How can I contact Swimming Workshop ?

Swimming Workshop welcomes your feedback and suggestions for improvement to the service we provide.

You can get in touch with us by chatting with us via our live chat on our website or emailing us at info@swimmingworkshop.com

 

All ages & abilities may join!

Our classes are suited for everyone. Select your preferred location first and book your classes today!

Please select a location from the dropdown menu above to view classes.

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