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The Royal Maritime Hotel

Baby swimming lessons in Portsmouth

Baby Squids The Royal Maritime Hotel

The Royal Maritime Hotel swimming pool is conveniently located in central Portsmouth, a few minutes walk from Gunwharf Quays. We have exclusive hire of the pool for the duration of our classes and there is some free on-site parking at the hotel and there are 1-hour free parking bays on surrounding roads

Small, intimate lessons

It is a warm water pool, heated to a lovely 32 degrees and the classes are suitable from birth. The pool is 1.3 meters deep and is easily accessed via steps. There are male and female changing rooms with showers, baby changing tables, lockers and space for pushchairs. There is poolside seating available for spectators and the Hotel bar is open from midday for lunch too!

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Royal Maritime Hotel swimming pool

Course dates and times

All the below term dates are confirmed and will be taking place at The Royal Maritime Hotel pool in Portsmouth, Hampshire. Portsmouth baby swimming classes are 30 minutes & run consecutively in the time slots below. Children will go into the most appropriate class dependent upon your child’s age and experience.

Find the pool

The Royal Maritime Hotel, 78-80 Queen Street, , Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 3HS

Our Portsmouth baby swimming lessons are extremely close to Gunwharf Quays, perfect for an after-swim shop or bite with friends!

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About the pool

We love teaching at The Royal Maritime Hotel because it’s a great warm water pool, heated to 32C, in an ideal central location, and is absolutely perfect for teaching young children learning to swim!

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Try for free

Book up for a course of Portsmouth swimming lessons and if after your first class you decide it’s not for you we offer a full refund to all new customers.

It’s a chance for you to meet the team and enjoy a Splash, Kick and Swim the Baby Squids way.

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Baby Squids East Hampshire

Our baby swimming classes in Portsmouth are run by Baby Squids East Hampshire. Click here to find out about the East Hampshire team, other lessons they offer, and contact details.

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What everyone is saying

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I have taken my son to Baby Squids East Hampshire since he was 2. He loves the lessons which have a lovely mix of learning and fun. They get to know your child’s likes and dislikes and build their confidence. I like their personal touch (including individual Christmas cards). I was with a well known swimming company from 6month -9 months and Baby Squids are much better value for money! Highly recommended. Daisy Deathers – Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Fantastic baby/toddler swimming classes. We’ve been attending West Hill Park School for more than a year and have noticed such a wonderful difference in our child’s confidence in the water. Baby Squids East Hampshire swimming classes are welcoming, inclusive, fun and safe! Our daughter looks forward to swimming every week, and is always so happy in the water. Swimming has massively helped her developmentally too. We wouldn’t swim with anyone else! Jocelyn Price – Fareham, Hampshire
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My daughter has been doing swimming lessons with Baby Squids for two terms now since she was 4 months old. We attend Rachel Madocks School on Monday afternoons and Freyja absolutely loves her lessons! They are usually based around swimming skills and the teachers are great at promoting these skills even with the very young babies. I’ve found Viki to be really understanding and helpful if we’ve needed to switch lessons one week for any reason. I’d absolutely recommend Baby Squids. Thank you! Shannen Fraser – Waterlooville, Hampshire
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