Closed to the public

In light of the increased spread of covid-19 and the extended tightened general councils in Skåne, Hylliebadet will close to the public on 23 November 2020. Activities and activities aimed at adults will also be canceled. The decision is valid until january 10th 2021.

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Swimming lessons

Hylliebadet offer swimming lessons for children aged 6 to 15 years during school semesters and school holidays. 

The swimming courses for children aged 6 to 15 years are divided into four levels depending on the ability/capacity of the child.

If you have any questions about our courses please send an e-mail to hylliebadet.simkurs@malmo.se.

The crab

The first level is focused on getting used to being in the water and feeling safe. We practice jumping, dipping, gliding, floating and basic arm- and leg movements.

Previous knowledge

None.

Goal

Water confidence. Jumping into shallow water, putting the head under water and creating bubbles, gliding face down in the water for five seconds, floating on the back and performing basic arm- and leg movements.

The frog

We practice arm and leg movements and learn to coordinate them. We also practice picking up things from the bottom of the pool, rotating from belly to back, falling into deep water and making our way back to the edge of the pool.

Previous knowledge

Water confidence. Jumping into shallow water, putting the head under water and creating bubbles, gliding face down in the water for five seconds, floating on the back and performing basic arm- and leg movements.

Goal

Be able to swim breaststroke or survival backstroke 10 metres in shallow water. Be able to make your way back to the edge of the pool after falling into the deep end of the pool.

The seal

This level focuses on learning to swim both breaststroke and backstroke with the correct technique. We practice jumping, floating and swimming in deep water.

Previous knowledge

Be able to swim breaststroke or survival backstroke 10 metres in shallow water. Be able to make your way back to the edge of the pool after falling into the deep end of the pool.

Goal

Be able to swim breaststroke and survival backstroke 25 metres in deep water. Feeling safe while swimming in the large 50 metre pool.

The porpoise

The lessons at this level almost always take place in our 50 metre pool. We increase the length we swim both breaststroke and backstroke and polish our technique. We also practice diving, treading water and life saving.

Previous knowledge

Be able to swim breaststroke and survival backstroke 25 metres in deep water. Feeling safe while swimming in the large 50 metre pool.

Goals

Be able to swim. Falling into the water and landing with the head underneath the surface, manage to reach the surface and after that swim 200 metres, of which 50 metres on the back, in deep water.

Young people, 12–15 years old

This course is aimed at those who are in grades 69 and have not passed the goal of swimming in school. Here you can learn to swim with other young people of the same age. The focus is on you being safe in the water, being able to float and develop your swimming. The goal is for you to be able to swim (200 meters).

Previous knowledge

None – the group is divided on site into levels by the swimming teachers according to prior knowledge.

Goals

The goal is to become proficient in swimming and achieve the goal of getting approved in swimming according to the school curriculum. If you complete the goal before the end of the course, your place on the course can be assigned to another youth in the queue.

Swimming lessons for adults

If you're an adult you will work together with a coach at your own pace. If you have any questions please send an e-mail to hylliebadet.simkurs@malmo.se.

More information about swimming lessons for adults (in swedish)

Swimming lessons for younger children

Younger children and babies are able to participate in different types of lessons as a first step to get comfortable in the water.

More information about activities for children 0–5 years old (in swedish)

Swimming clubs

If you can’t find a course that suits you or your child, there are several swimming clubs in Malmö who offer swimming lessons. You can find their contact information here.