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Swimming Classes in Dublin for Kids

Fun baby & toddler swimming classes teaching swimming techniques and potentially lifesaving water safety skills. Swim Cubs classes are gentle and baby led, going at your bear cub’s individual pace to help them to grow a lifetime love of the water.

Parent & child classes for babies from 2 to 18 months and toddlers from 1.5 to 3.5 years. Join in at any stage. 10-week term costs €180.


 Glenageary, Cherrywood, Sandymount, Islandbridge, Donaghmede, Blackrock

087 6713556


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Swim Cubs

The Swim Stars team love all things swimming and are passionate about providing the best possible service in many different ways.  Before Baby is born they provide excellent aqua natal aerobic classes to keep Mum fit and well. 

Following through they provide baby and toddler classes from 4 months of age to 3 years and classes from ages 4 to 14 (sometimes even older)! They have armbands classes, improvers, advanced and we also have a lengths fitness training class.

  Mespil Swimming Pool, Sussex Road,

Dublin 4

  086 856 7603

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Children's terms run in 10 week courses at €85. Classes are on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon and Saturday mornings. Each time slot has 7 levels for your child to be assessed and placed in.

The Babies and Swan Toddlers program are fun classes aimed at introducing babies and young children to swimming. Classes are on Mondays.

Rathmines Square, Lower Rathmines Road, 

Rathmines, Dublin 6

  01 4967908


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Water Babies began in Ireland in 2009 and thanks to an incredible network of like-minded people they've now taught  thousands of little ones (and even some of their parents!) to swim. 

Classes run in a 10 week course. Contact Water Babies for costs. 

All Dublin

01 824 9987


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The Marian Pool offers a full range of swimming activities for all the family. They run baby, toddler and kids swim classes. Their aim is to arm parents with the knowledge to successfully introduce their baby/toddler to the aquatic environment.

Baby classes are drop in, each Saturday and cost €15. Kids swim classes run in 13 sessions per terms and cost €130.

  Lansdowne Rd., Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 

  01 6689539

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The National Aquatic Centre is one of the world’s largest indoor water centres. They run classes from 6 months with an Introduction to the aquatic environment while learning through play, to kids of all ages, including a First step to lifesaving, this course moves through the levels from Bronze to Gold. Children's terms run in 10 week courses at €93.80. 

  National Aquatic Centre, 
Snugborough Road, 

Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

  01 6464300

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Trinity Sport, located on the grounds of Trinity College run a variety of kids swim classes such as the Saturday Parent & Baby and Parent & Toddler swimming lessons for babies aged 6 months to toddlers aged 3 years. They also run a swim programme for kids aged 4+ years. 

Classes run in 8 week terms and cost €70 for members and €114 for non-members.  

 Sports Centre, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

  01 896 1812


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Duffin School of Swimming provide Parent & Baby Swimming Sessions for the little ones aged from birth up to 4 years, and offer Aqua Fit for parents and toddlers. 

Baby classes run in 8 week terms and cost €110 per Adult & 1 Child. Children Swimming Lessons (3 – 12 years) cost €95 per child, per term.

  Cheeverstown Swimming Pool,
Cheeverstown House, Templeogue, Dublin 6W

  01 4589634​

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This is an award winning Leisure Center that runs adult and baby swim classes and cater for children from 3 years of age upwards, with lessons for Beginners, Improvers, Swimmers, Advanced Swimmers and Junior Lifesaving.

Classes run for 8 weeks and cost from €88 per term. 

  Clondalkin Leisure Centre,
Nangor Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22

  01 4574858

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