We operate from our own purpose built teaching pools and private pools at the following locations. Click to find out directions and timetables.

Formerly Godmanchester Community Pool this charming swimming pool is conveniently located on the school site of Godmanchester Academy.
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Formerly Lake Meadows Pool this council built facility sits in a great location set in amongst the Lake meadows park. The site has plenty of parking and is ideally located near the station just off the high street.
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Our first bespoke purpose built teaching facility. First Strokes Stanway was opened in 2003 by the Lord Mayor of Colchester. Since opening with 700 students the pool has been a huge success and has many thousands of students through its doors.
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We are proud to be working along side Topnotch health club taking their swimming tuition in hand. We began renting their pool in 2001 and we are able to offer lessons Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The pool measures 15m by 6m.
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In 2000 this is where it all began for First Strokes. We are privileged to continue to work with Angus and Sally Scobie of White's Farm pool and proud to be associated with such a lovely centre.
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FIRST STROKES IPSWICH - Our second bespoke facility was opened in June 2015 by Sharron Davies MBE. Lessons are run everyday for all ages and abilities. We also have a soft play area and cafe open to the general public.
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