Swimming Lessons


Dear Parents/Guardians,                                                         17th January 2017


Swimming Lessons for 2nd, 3rd and 4th classes will begin on Friday the 3rd February in Dunmanway Swimming Pool. All classes will have 5 lessons, the dates are:

Feb’ 3rd, Feb’10th, Feb’ 17th, Mar’ 3rd, Mar 10th.


  • Children should wear their swimsuit under their tracksuit
  • Please bring a large and a small towel and a plastic bag for wet gear.
  • A swimming cap is necessary. Children do not wash their hair in the shower, so shampoo is not required. No aerosol sprays allowed.
  • They will need a snack to eat on the bus. Only re-sealable drinks are allowed (no glass bottles).
  • As aquatics are part of the P.E curriculum it is compulsory to attend swimming lessons. Children can only be exempt on medical grounds.
  • Please return the attached form as soon as possible.
  • Transport will be provided by Dave Long coaches.



Swimming costs:                                               Methods of payments are as follows:


For each child the fee will be €30                   1. Payment in full

For two sisters the fee will be €45                  2. Payment in two halves

For three sisters the fee will be €50                3. Final option would be to pay in stages,

                                                         a weekly payment of  €6.


**** We now have an option to pay online if you wish. Please go to our website:        http://www.stjosephsskibbereen.ie


Swimming lessons are subsidised by the school.



Cáit Ui Raghallaigh.




Name of student: ________________________


I do/ do not give permission for my daughter to attend swimming lessons in Dunmanway this term.

Medical reason for not allowing my child takes part in swimming lessons. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



Signed: __________________                                                      Dated:____________