The swimming program is progressive and flexible. Instruction is individualize for each participant. Children learn at different rates and even within the same level you will find children with varied abilities. One child will pick up on kicking and another on breath control. It is important to gauge a lesson at the correct age and developmental level. The curriculum includes safety objectives and behavioural objectives that will help your child not only become a better and safer swimmer, but a more confident and well balanced person.
Babies and children are kept comfortable and confident in the water so they can easily learn new strokes, skills and techniques.
It is never too early to start swimming.
The classes are group-based. These are group class with a maximum of 5 babies in the class. The baby and caregiver are in the pool. Lessons are 30 minutes. Fun, games and songs are used to familiarise the little ones with the water and encourage lifesaving skills. The pool is indoors and heated. All equipment is provided for the lesson. There are changing rooms and changing mats.
These are group class. The baby and caregiver are in the pool. Lessons are 30 minutes. Fun, games and songs are used to familiarise the little ones with the water and encourage lifesaving skills. Skills are sharpened and corrected to help facilitate a smooth transition into learning traditional strokes. Water safety skills, strengthening and correction of basic kick and body movement in the water are covered. Personal safety, ability to get out of difficult situations and confidence in the water are a key focus.
The pool is indoors and heated. All non-personal equipment is provided for the lesson.
The classes are group-based with a maximum of 4 children in a group. Private and Semi-private lessons are also an option. The child needs to be comfortable in the water and able to cope with the parent on the outside of the pool. The instructor is always in the pool ensuring the swimmer is comfortable and safe. As the child has a basic swimming ability the focus is continuing of water safety skills, strengthening, personal safety, ability to get out of difficult situations and confidence in the water is achieved while all 4 swimming strokes are covered.