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Why Choose Us
kids swim academy

The love of swimming starts here… teach them a skill for life! Our Swim Academy is suitable for beginner, improver & advanced level swimmers.

Rookie Lifeguards

The Rookie Lifeguard programme teaches valuable survival, rescue & sports skills in an fun environment for children 8 - 12 years old.

adult swimming lessons

Our swimming instructors can work with you in either a small group class or on a one-to-one basis to help you gain confidence in the water.


Our swimming pools offer the perfect place to relax, get fit, have fun with the family or learn to swim. All our 25m swimming pools are supervised by fully qualified lifeguards, heated and treated to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and safety.

Our Swimming pools can accommodate everyone and our friendly supportive team are here to help if you have any questions.


Kingfisher Renmore

Kingfisher Renmore offer a 25m swimming pool which is divided into 6 lanes to allow swimmers to develop their swimming techniques at their own pace. Our heated children’s pool enables kids to enjoy swimming while having fun and gaining confident in the water.

After a swim or a workout in our gym, why not relax in our sauna, steam room or Jacuzzi and ease any aches or pains away.

Kingfisher University of Galway

With a state-of-the-art 25m pool, designed with both the swimmer and learner in mind, our pool is heated to 28 degrees with the innovative ultra-violet pool system, reducing the amount of chlorine needed in the water. The pool is split into sections – 3 lanes of differing speed for the regular swimmer and a separate section for those looking to practice their swimming stroke.

After a swim or a workout in our gym, why not relax in our sauna or steam room and ease any aches or pains away.

Our sauna and steam room can help relax and loosen muscles, improve circulation, flush out toxins, lower blood pressure while promoting healthy skin.

Kingfisher Waterford

If you love swimming or feel like relaxing, why not try our 25m pool for size. We offer swimming lessons for the young and old as well as aqua aerobics and dedicated lanes for those feeling energetic.

Our pools are supervised by qualified lifeguards, heated and treated to maintain the very highest standards of cleanliness and safety.

Creating Strong, Competent, & Confident Swimmers With Swim Ireland's LeaRn To Swim Programme!

Our Kingfisher Swim Academy is proud to follow the nationally recognised Swim Ireland Learn to Swim programme.  Whether your child is a beginner or advanced swimmer the Learn to Swim programme is designed to empower and inspire children to challenge and push their swimming abilities further. The Learn to Swim programme focuses on repetitive, accurate and quality practice through structured play ensuring each lesson is taught through a great mix of fun activities.

Our Swim Academy is in high demand which may result in a waiting list. We advise parents to book early to avoid disappointment.

we build confidence in the water


Level 1 - Tadpole

Tadpole’s is our introduction level to swimming where we aim to teach basic pool rules and how to safely get in and out of the pool in a fun learning environment.

Level 2 - Jellyfish

Our Jellyfish level reinforces basic pool rules while learning new skills such as balance, rotation, flotation to develop water confidence while laying the foundation for stroke technique

Level 3 - Clownfish

The Clownfish level aims to wean children off the buoyancy aids while introducing basic strokes.

Level 4

Level 4 - Goldfish

The Goldfish level builds upon the skills taught in Level 3 but with a stronger focus over a longer distance and aim to achieve deep water confidence.

Level 5

Level 5 - Octopus

The Octopus level is an introduction into deepend swimming  we focus on retaining the skills learned in Level 4 but over a longer distance without stopping. Introduction to dives is brought in with pencil dives.

Level 6

Level 6 - Swordfish

The Swordfish level swimmers are bilateral breathing and more emphasis on technique particularly the timing of the breathing and the leg kick with correct foot position. Swimmers become stronger in all strokes and on longer distance.

Level 7

Level 7 - Stingray

The Stingray is an introduction into lane swimming while constantly emphasizing good stroke technique, swimmers learn to swim more efficiently and are introduced to some fun drills, basics of tumble turning.