West Grinstead Swimming Academy is a purpose built, state of the art, swimming pool in the heart of Mid Sussex, designed purely with teaching and training in mind.

Covid-19 update

The recent easing of restrictions by the UK Government allows us to open from the end of July 2020, under the guidelines set by the STA, and Swim England. Your visit to WGSA will be severely affected by those guidelines, as will your entire learning experience. We, and our partners, are here to answer any questions or concerns you may have in this regard – please do get in touch with one of us to learn more

About Us

We are located in the Heart of Mid Sussex, offering easy access, and dedicated off street parking, with ample changing and viewing space. Learning how to swim, and watching those learning, becomes an even more enjoyable experience at West Grinstead Swimming Academy.

WGSA Spectator

Plenty of Spectating Space

For those not wishing to get wet, we have plenty of seats in our viewing area.

WGSA Locker

Ample Space to Change

Large dedicated male and female changing rooms, with WC and shower facilities, and of course spacious baby changing facilities!

WGSA Parking

Exclusive Parking

Parking is available on site, off road, and exclusively for those visiting WGSA, adjacent to the pool enclosure.

WGSA Easy Access

Easy Access

We are located in West Grinstead, easily accessible on the A272, in between Haywards Heath and Horsham, and close to local amenities in Cowfold and Henfield.

WGSA Lifeguard

Classroom Space Available

We have classroom space available on site – perfect if you want to run any instructor courses that require pool AND dry teaching space.

WGSA Accreditation


We are fully insured with public liability cover with a £5 million level of indemnity.

WGSA Hydro Therapy

Aqua Yoga

Our partners at SLK Aqua Yoga offer a variety of water based Yoga classes, from Antenatal, to Postnatal, and Post-Op Therapy. Please contact them via the link to their website below.

WGSA Birthdays

State of the Art Facilities

WGSA boasts the latest in water and air management systems. The water quality is managed by the latest in filter media and a fully automated Seko dosing system, with complete water turnover every 60 minutes. The air temperature and humidity is monitored, and kept constant, by the latest WarmAir system.

Victoria Heal WGSA Swim Teacher

Private One-to-one Lessons

Private, one to one, lessons are offered by Victoria Heal, who has been teaching babies and children of all ages for the last 6 years. Vikki is a fully qualified member of the STA, with her most recent qualification being in ‘Aquatic Teaching: Aquacise’. This has seen Aqua Natal classes added to her busy schedule.

Vikki is incredibly passionate about what she does and has taught hundreds of kids to swim in the Sussex, Surrey and Kent areas. Her love for swimming started at a very young age and has continued through both her children who now swim at club level. She was awarded Puddle Ducks National Star Teacher in 2018.

What people have said about Vikki and her teaching:

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Book a Group Lesson

Swimming classes are offered by our partners below. Please get in touch with them to attend a class, making sure you tell them you want to enjoy the wonderful, modern facilities at West Grinstead Swimming Academy.



  • Wgswimmingacademy@gmail.com
  • 07828 472 446
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