How to join the Turtles.

Step 1 - Contact us to have an informal discussion about your disability and swimming requirements
Step 2 - Arrange a free trial session. This will be on a Saturday 5-6pm at Highgrove Pool
Step 3 - Meet with a club official to complete new swimmer checklist, participate in trial session and decide whether we are the club for you
Step 4 - Complete membership forms for each family member wishing to join (see below and additionall forms here)
Step 5 - Submit membership forms and make payment
Step 6 - Welcome! Come and join us on a Saturday for a friendly swim.

Membership form

Popular Questions:

No, our sessions are structured to give the swimmer a short period of input but then allow them time to either play or relax in the water, building water confidence. So all non swimmers or junior members must be accompanied by a responsible adult in the water.
Our sessions are run by volunteers and aimed at people with a disability and their immediate family or carers. All non swimmers or junior members need to be accompanied in the water at all times by a responsible adult.
Yes, our sessions are typically held 51/52 weeks a year. We hold our annual invitation gala one week in September when we do not hold a session and subject to when Christmas falls we sometimes do not operate over the festive period. If we for any reason we have to close at the last minute or we plan to close for any reason we will publish this in advance on our facebook page and on this Website. If or an unforeseen reason we will attempt to notify members via facebook and this website.
We charge £1 per session (up to £3 for a family) and an annual fee of £8 per child / disabled adult and £16 per parent / carer.

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