About Madden Swim School Reading

About Us

Madden Swim School is an award winning swimming school, recipients of a Newbury Best in Business Award 2024.

Family run by Julie and Andy who are qualified swimming instructors, they are supported by a fantastic team of qualified teachers and poolside helpers. Some of these teachers even learnt to swim with Madden Swim School when they were young children. The school has over 30 years' experience teaching children how to swim. Madden Swim School offer excellent Friday and Sunday swimming lessons at The Oratory School, Woodcote near Reading and Monday, Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays at Downe House School, near Thatcham.

Our Swimming Lessons

Madden Swim School offers a high standard of swimming tuition in a safe environment for children of all abilities, from 3 years of age through to Academy level. All the swimming lessons are taught in small classes with a ratio of 6 children or less per teacher.

We aim to produce confident and safe swimmers through our monitored program. We expect all swimmers to achieve a high standard of stroke technique and water safety skills required to enjoy other water based activities.

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Customer Testimonials


"First class teaching with small classes which leads to continual progress. I regularly recommend them to friends."


"Both my children have thrived in this well supervised and safe learning environment and can swim confidently."


"Very professional coaching. Our sons are well on their way to become good swimmers."