Accessible Swim is specially designed to accommodate individuals that need assistance by a Carer or Aid (walking stick, wheelchair or other support equipment). The carer must stay in the training pool with the person attending the Assisted Swim session, at all times. The floor level is kept at a constant depth of 1.21m and there is a pool hoist available to assist in accessing the pool.
Please note under 16's will need to be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18 years. Places are limited and booking is advised
Accessible Swim sessions are available at Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub and Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub.
Aquafit is aerobics in the water, suitable for all abilities. This class reduces impact on joints while the water resistance challenges the muscles. There are classes available at Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub, Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub and Woolston Neighbourhood Hub with classes taking place in the shallow end of the Main Pool.
Family Lane Swim sessions will take place in the Main Pool with one lane available during a Lane Swimming session, where families with children between the ages of 8 and 11, who can competently swim at least 25m continuously, can book places for themselves and their children. A maximum of 2 children can be booked with one adult. Places are limited.
For a family swim the teaching pool will be sectioned off into quarters with a family able to book a section of the pool. A family can consist of up to 2 adults and 4 children, with all participants needing to be from the same household to ensure Covid-19 guidance is followed. Equipment such as children’s arm discs/floating aids can be brought to the session but will not be provided by LiveWire.
Lane swimming will take place in the Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub main pool with double width lanes to ensure social distancing can be observed. Lane capacity will be a limited, and therefore, pre-booking essential. These sessions will be for adults or competent swimmers of 11 years or older.
Synchronised swimming is aimed at those transitioning from swimming lessons into Warrington Warriors Synchronised swimming squad.
Participants will have the opportunity to complete stages 8, 9 and 10 of the National Plan for Teaching Swimming (NPTS) for synchronised swimming.
Participants should have completed Stage 7 of NPTS or already be swimming for a club.
This is a great aquatic sport and is a good opportunity to try something new and exciting.
Water polo is aimed at those transitioning from swimming lessons into Warrington Water Polo club.
Participants will need to be 12 years old and have already completed Stage 7 of the Swim England Learn to Swim framework. If children have already achieved these outcomes they will have the opportunity to complete stages 8, 9 and 10 of the Swim England framework.
This session is a great opportunity to be scouted for Warrington Water Polo Club.
Come along and give it a go, the first session is free £3.00 per session thereafter.
Get motivated and try out alternative swim routines with LiveWire's Swimfit sessions. A qualified teacher will be available on poolside, to provide top tips on how you can build your fitness and improve your techniques. If you really want to challenge your swim workout, complete one of the guidance cards available on poolside.
This is a laned session available for adults 14 years+ (16 years+ policy orperates at Orford Jubilee Park)
Swimfit sessions are available at the following site:
- Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub
- Woolston Neighbourhood Hub
- Broomfields Leisure Centre
This session is suitable for anybody with a Visual Impairment
The aim of the sessions are to get people confident in the water, increase levels of physical activity as well as a chance to meet new people.
There is a nominal charge of £2.75 per session and is a teacher supervised swim session.
Booking is recommended, but not essential – contact Rebecca Worswick on 01925 624996