Published on 18th April 2011

Swimming lessons designed especially for those aged over sixty start on 28 April at leisure@cheltenham.

The 'fit as a fish' lessons will take place over ten weeks and places can booked now. 

Starting at 11.30am each Thursday, the forty five minute lessons cost a total price of just £26.

Nicola Rees, activities co-ordinator said:   ''These lessons are a great way for people to give their confidence and health a boost.  The course will teach the basics of swimming as well as improvements to stroke technique.''

For further information and to book, contact the customer service team on 01242 528764.


For press enquiries, contact: Katie Sandey, communications team leader, telephone 01242 775050 or email: [email protected]


There will not be a lesson during half term week - 5 May.

leisure@cheltenham, based on Tommy Taylor's Lane, is owned by Cheltenham Borough Council, and offers high quality facilities. The leisure centre has won numerous awards for its green credentials since re-opening, as well as being recognised for the national Sport and Leisure award as part of the 2010 Government Business Awards.

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