New diving course set to start for youngsters

A new diving course for children from six to 11 is starting at Corby swimming pool.

The Flip ‘n’ Fun course, run by Corby Council, offers 10 45-minute sessions and costs £45.

Opening sessions are on Sunday, September 14, at midday, and Monday, September 15, at 4pm. Children who take part must be able to swim at least 25m and be confident in very deep water.

Corby Council’s lead member for community, Cllr John McGhee, said: “We have noticed a huge increase in interest in diving which is why we are introducing this course.”

For more information or to book a place on the course call 01536 464643 or email