COMMUNITY swims are back on at Chippindale Pool in Otley, with local swims schools helping Prince Henry’s and Leeds City Council by offering them during LCC’s absence from the pool.

After the Easter holidays, there will be three sessions on offer to local residents.

InGear Coaching will be offering an early morning swim from 6.30am to 7.30am on Thursdays. They will also be continuing their Saturday session from 1.45pm until 2.45pm. These are open to the public, include lane swimming and are pay on the day by cash or card. Any questions, contact Lauren on 07921 481894.

Swim Splash Learn Swim School will be offering an adult only lane swim and adult swimming lessons on Fridays from 7-8pm, starting from Friday, April 26th. For details of these, email or call 07734 424531.

As well as these community swim sessions, three swim school providers offer children’s swimming lessons. InGear Coaching (, Swim Splash Learn ( and Ducklings and Dolphins (

Full details can be found on the Prince Henry’s website under community, then community swimming.