Swim Time

Our Courses

Stage 1

Water Familiarisation

Age Group

6 Months to 3 Years

Class Size

6-10 students (dependant on level and scheduling)

Duration

30 Minutes

In this program carers will be in the water with their infant/toddler. The children are encouraged to explore the water environment through a variety of songs, games and water confidence building activities all while under the watchful eye of our infant qualified swimming instructors. Carers will learn correct hold and submerge activities. As the children progress through the program, different flotation devises will be used, as well as mats, kick boards, and water toys. The program is designed to be a safe, gentle, and fun introduction to the learn to swim journey.

Course Outline

Age guide – 6 to 12 months.

Basic water orientation.

Age guide – 12 to 20 months.

Must be walking.

Age guide – 20 to 36 months.

Stage 2

Learn To Swim

Age Group

3 to 6 Years

Class size

4 Children

Duration

30 Minutes

In stage 2, children will begin their independent swimming lessons. The basics of flotation, propulsion, and breath control will be introduced. Safe entry and exit into the water  and learning to follow instructions in a class environment are also important learning outcomes of this stage of swimming.

Course Outline

Age guide – Over 3 years of age.

Non-swimmer.

May use flotation devise.

4 students per class.

Moving forward in water when attempting to swim.

Horizontal position with face submerged.

4 students per class.

5M freestyle swim.

5M Back float with kick.

4 students per class.

15M Freestyle – Pop up breathing and full over arm action.

5M  Breaststroke.

5M Backstroke.

4 students per class.

Stage 3

Stroke Development

Age Group

6 to 10 Years

Class Size

5 Children

Duration

30 Minutes

In the stroke development program, the focus is on learning correct technique to efficiently cover further distances in the water, across all stroke disciplines.

Course Outline

30M Freestyle

– Bi Lateral Breathing.

15M Backstroke.

15M Breaststroke.

5 students per class.

50M Freestyle.

25M Backstroke.

25M Breaststroke.

Basic Butterfly technique.

5 students per class.

100M Freestyle.

50M Backstroke.

50M Breaststroke.

15M Butterfly.

10 students per class.

Stage 4

Squads

Class Size

10 Children

Duration

45 Minutes

Age Group

10+ Years

Our squad swimmers are capable of swimming 200M of freestyle with correct technique and the goal is to swim 400M without becoming exhausted. A variety of drills are used to improve the strength and fitness of the swimmers.  Although freestyle is a focus, all strokes are covered and competitive racing techniques, such as turns, are introduced.

Course Outline

200M Freestyle.

100M Backstroke.

100M Breaststroke.

25M Butterfly.

10 students per class.