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Swim Classes

Classes are available for:

  • Infants (6 Months - 3 Years)
  • Preschool (3 - 5 Years)
  • School Age (5 - 14 Years)
  • Adolescent Classes (10-14 Years)
  • Adult Lessons 

We also provide:

  • Private classes
  • Special needs classes
  • Teen Active Program

Timetable:

  • Infants and pre-school: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 1pm
  • School aged: Monday - Friday, 3.20pm - 7pm (change to 3.30pm)
  • All levels: Saturday and Sunday, 8am - 3pm
  • Adult classes: Monday - Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday mornings

Infants (6 Months - 3 Years)

All Infant classes are conducted in the Program Pool at a temperature of approximately 32 degrees. Each class runs for 30 minutes.

Aqua Taddies

Aqua Taddies 1 (6 months - 1 year)
This is a chance for parents or guardians to share in the joy of your child’s first aquatic experience. The class involves interaction between baby, parent and instructor. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 8 children.

Aqua Taddies

Aqua Taddies 2 (1 - 2 years)
This water familiarisation class is designed to introduce you and your child to moving in the water, floating and submerging, with a strong emphasis on safety whilst having fun through water exploration. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 8 children.

Minnows

Minnows (2 - 3 years)
This class is designed as a transition to the next stage of aquatic development. As the child’s water confidence and ability grows, the parent may no longer be needed in the water. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 4 children.

Preschool (3 - 5 Years)

Jelly Blubber

Jelly Blubber (Program Pool)
This level is for children who are not confident to submerge in both deep and shallow water. This level develops basic water familiarisation skills, buoyancy, breath control and mobility. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 4 children.

Starfish

Starfish
This level is for children who are confident to submerge and have breath control. These skills will be built upon plus body position and propulsion will be developed. Children will further develop these skills as well as the introduction of torpedo’s and paddling skills. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 4 children.

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Crab (Leisure Pool)
This class is concentrating on stroke co-ordination in freestyle and backstroke. Students will increase confidence in deep water and be introduced to basic diving skills. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 4 children. 

School Age (5 - 14 years)

Jellyfish

Jellyfish (Program Pool)
This level is for beginner school age children. Develops children’s confidence and awareness of the water environment, how their body reacts and how to control their body both on and under the water. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 4 children.

Seahorse

Seahorse (Leisure Pool)
Children in this level are confident on and under the water. They have good buoyancy and breath control. They will now develop freestyle and back kicking while developing confidence in the Leisure Pool. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 4 children.

Angel Fish

Angel Fish (Leisure Pool)
This level concentrates on freestyle and backstroke with an emphasis on bilateral breathing and backstroke arms. Class Ratios – 1 instructor: 4 children.

Redfin

Redfin (Leisure Pool)
At this level your child can perform basic freestyle and backstroke. They will further develop these skills as well as learning breaststroke kick, dolphin kick and kneeling dives.Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 4 children.

Rainbow Trout

Rainbow Trout (Leisure Pool)
This level child can swim freestyle with side breathing and backstroke with good co-ordination. They will also continue to develop breaststroke and butterfly. Lifesaving backstroke is also taught and is an essential survival skill.
Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 6 children.

Snapper

Snapper (Leisure Pool)
This level child can swim 25 metres of freestyle with bilateral breathing, backstroke with good coordination, lifesaving backstroke, breaststroke with good timing, dolphin kick and butterfly arms. All strokes are refined and butterfly breathing and timing is developed. 
Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 6 children.

Barramundi

Barramundi (Competition Pool) – 45 minutes
Child can swim 50 metres with good co-ordination for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, side stroke and butterfly (25m). Tumble turn, crouch dives are developed in preparation for squads. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 8 children.

Adolescent (10 - 14 years)

Beginner (Leisure Pool)
This level incorporates water confidence, floating, submerging, freestyle, backstroke and safety skills. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 4 adolescents.

Intermediate (Competition Pool)
Adolescent who can swim 25m, needing stroke correction and/or needs to improve fitness level. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 6 adolescents.

Adults

Beginner (Leisure Pool)
This level provides water confidence, floating, submerging, safety skills and basic strokes. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 6 adults.

Intermediate (Competition Pool)
This level provides stroke correction, breathing techniques and endurance. For adults who can swim 25m. Class Ratio – 1 instructor: 8 adults.

Teen Active

Teen Active is a new program for swimmers aged 12 years and over. It is a fitness class for swimmers who want improve endurance and fitness, or just swim for fun.

It’s perfect for teenagers who want to continue swimming without focusing on competition, or for those who cannot commit to three sessions per week.

  • Run: Monday - Saturday (call 8878 5111 for times)
  • Duration: 1 hour

Private Classes

Private classes can be arranged with one of our instructors. Bookings are available Monday – Friday (8am - 2pm and 3pm - 8pm).

  • Classes take up to 2 students
  • All levels
  • Duration: 30 minutes

Special Needs Classes

These classes are catered for adults and children of all ages with a disability. To book these classes a time must be arranged outside of regular Swim School times.

  • Classes are performed on a student to instructor basis
  • Duration: 30 minutes

These classes are conducted in either the Program Pool or Leisure Pool depending on the level of the individual.



Last updated on 11 November 2015