Children’s Swimming Lessons

Children’s classes will continue to develop your child’s confidence, water safety and independence with a focus on stroke technique.

  • Ongoing Lessons
  • Small Classes
  • Track Progression Online
  • Warm Water
  • Lessons Available 7 Days a Week

Skills

Our program focuses on technique from an early age to encourage competency and build safety skills in a caring and fun environment. Higher levels aim to develop competitive strokes and skills for those who wish to enter squad programs. 

Level One

Introducing school-aged students to swimming and water safety by building confidence with a focus on body position and kicking technique.

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 30 minutes

Class Size: Up to five students

Class location: Indoor Leisure Pool

Skill 1 - Push and glide on front.

Skill 2 - Kick on front with effective technique.

Skill 3 - Torpedo with pop up breathing.

Skill 4 - Push and glide on back.

Skill 5 - Kick on back with effective technique.

Skill 6 - Float on front and roll onto back.

Skill 7 - Propel self through water with paddling and kicking action.

Skill 8 - Jump into deep water, turn to safety and climb out with minimal assistance.

Level Two

Introducing students to freestyle and backstroke and building water confidence and water safety skills.

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 30 minutes

Class Size: Up to five students

Class location: Indoor Leisure Pool

Skill 1 - 10 metres freestyle with effective arms and kick.

Skill 2 - 10 metres backstroke with effective arms and kick.

Skill 3 - 10 metres kicking and rolling from front to back and back to front.

Skill 4 - Paddle and kick with pop up breathing.

Skill 5 - Propel self through water with sculling arm action.

Skill 6 - Dolphin kick.

Skill 7 - Jump into deep water, turn back to safety and climb out.

Level Three

Building freestyle and backstroke skills, introducing students to breaststroke kick and continuing to develop water safety skills.

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 30 minutes

Class Size: Up to five students

Class location: Indoor Leisure Pool

Skill 1 - 10 metres freestyle with breathing.

Skill 2 - 10 metres backstroke.

Skill 3 - Effective breaststroke kick on back holding on floatation aid.

Skill 4 - Survival backstroke arm action.

Skill 5 - Streamline starts.

Skill 6 - Treading water.

Skill 7 - Kneeling dive into deep water and swim back to safety.

Level Four

Consolidating freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke technique and continuing to develop water safety skills.

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 30 minutes

Class Size: Up to five students

Class location: Indoor Leisure Pool

Skill 1 - 15 metres freestyle.

Skill 2 - 15 metres backstroke.

Skill 3 - 15 metres survival backstroke.

Skill 4 - Effective breaststroke kick with breathing on front holding onto an aid.

Skill 5 - Freestyle with unilateral breathing on both sides.

Skill 6 - Breaststroke arm action.

Skill 7 - Somersault.

Skill 8 - 10 metres dolphin kick

Skill 9 - Crouching dive into deep water.

Level Five

Refining stroke technique and building speed and stamina over a 25 metre distance.

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 30 minutes

Class Size: Up to six students

Class location: Indoor Leisure Pool

Skill 1 - 25 metres freestyle with bilateral breathing.

Skill 2 - 25 metres backstroke.

Skill 3 - 25 metres survival backstroke.

Skill 4 - 25 metres breaststroke with correct timing.

Skill 5 - 25 metres swim in the lap pool.

Skill 6 - 12.5 metres dolphin kick.

Skill 7 - Dive entry into deep water.

Level Six

Introducing students to competitive stroke technique with a focus on improving speed and stamina.

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 30 minutes

Class Size: Up to eight students

Class location: Indoor 25m Pool

Skill 1 - 50 metres freestyle.

Skill 2 - 50 metres backstroke.

Skill 3 - 50 metres breaststroke.

Skill 4 - 50 metres survival backstroke.

Skill 5 - 15 metres dolphin kick.

Skill 6 - Dive entry.

Level Seven

Preparing students for a squad style session with a focus on competitive stroke technique.

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 30 minutes

Class Size: Up to eight students

Class location: Indoor 25m Pool

Skill 1 - 75 metres freestyle.

Skill 2 - 75 metres backstroke.

Skill 3 - 75 metres breaststroke.

Skill 4 - 75 metres survival backstroke.

Skill 5 - Swim 150 metres continuously with correct technique.

Skill 6 - 10 metres butterfly.

Skill 7 - Introduce competition starts, turns and finishes.

Level Eight

A squad style session with a focus on building competitive stroke technique, speed and stamina.

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 45 minutes

Class Size: Up to ten students

Class location: Indoor 25m Pool

Skill 1 - 100 metres freestyle.

Skill 2 - 100 metres backstroke.

Skill 3 - 100 metres breaststroke.

Skill 4 - Swim 25 metres butterfly.

Skill 5 - Swim 300 metres continuously with correct technique.

Skill 6 - Ccompetition starts, turns and finishes.

Level Nine

A squad style session with a focus on refining competitive stroke technique and training methods. 

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 1 hour

Class Size: Up to ten students

Class location: Indoor 25m Pool

Skill 1 - 200 metres freestyle.

Skill 2 - 200 metres backstroke.

Skill 3 - 200 metres breaststroke.

Skill 4 - 50 metres butterfly.

Skill 5 - Swim 600 metres continuously with correct technique.

Skill 6 - Maintain consistently correct technique for the duration fo the session.

Skill 7 - Maintain competitive starts, turns and finishes for the duration of the session.

Learn to Swim Plus

A squad style session for students who wish to continue refining their competitive stroke technique and training in the program. 

Student age: Full time school age

Class duration: 1 hour

Class Size: Up to eight students

Class location: Indoor 25m Pool

Skill 1 - Swim freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly efficiently while maintaining correct technique and using professional starts, turns and finishes for the duration of the squad style session.

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Our program is ongoing, which means you can join at any time. The program breaks for six weeks over the December / January school holidays, over the Easter long weekend (Good Friday to Easter Monday, inclusive) and for two weeks in the July school holidays. Lessons do not run on public holidays. A free family swim pass is offered for missed lessons.

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Tots and Levels $33.40

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Missed Lessons

If you miss a lesson, simply collect your free family swim pass from your instructor at your next lesson. Due to the size of the swim school, we are not able to offer make up lessons.

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