Learn to Swim

Grace Swimming offers Learn to Swim classes for children aged 6 months upwards.

Within our facilities there are two Learn To Swim Pools, one 10 metres long at a depth of 1.2 metres and the other 16 metres long at a depth of 0.8 metres. Both pools are kept to at a very warm 32°C.

Here at Grace Learn to Swim, we have a team of very friendly and fully accredited SWIM AUSTRALIA / AUSTSWIM instructors. Our instructors are experienced and maintain a high currency standard to ensure your child is given the best opportunity to improve and develop not only their swimming skills, but their water safety skills. Grace Learn to Swim and its instructors ultimately pride themselves in striving for a happy and fun environment for your child to begin their swimming journey.

There are multiple fun days and Mini Macca’s Meets held at our facilities, where all the children from Learn to Swim get together to promote their newly learnt and developed skills.


LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM

TURTLE 1 (non-confident swimmer)

Maximum 3 students per class

The overall aim of this class:

  • Instil confidence in the water for children who have had very little or no exposure to aquatic activities

 

    TURTLE JUNIOR (advanced young independent swimmers)

    Maximum 4 students per class

    The overall aim of this class:

    • Develop front and back floats
    • Enhance the basic skills towards swimming freestyle and backstroke
    • Reinforce water safety and survival skills

     

    TURTLE 2 (confident beginner class)

    Maximum 4 students per class

    The overall aim of this class:

    • Develop the basic skills towards swimming freestyle and backstroke
    • Introduction to freestyle and backstroke arms
    • Reinforce water safety and survival skills

     

      OCTOPUS JUNIOR

      Maximum 4 students per class

      The overall aim of this class:

      • Develop body position and propulsion on front and back
      • Introduce lateral breathing drills for swimming freestyle
      • Develop the movement of arms and legs simultaneously for freestyle and backstroke
      • Basic personal water safety and survival skills

       

      OCTOPUS 

      Maximum 4 students per class

      The overall aim of this class:

      • Further develop freestyle and backstroke technique
      • Introduce freestyle lateral breathing and opposite arm action backstroke
      • Introduce breaststroke kick
      • Basic personal water safety and survival skills

       

      DOLPHIN

      Maximum 4 students per class

      The overall aim of this class:

      • Develop and improve stroke techniques for freestyle and backstroke
      • Introduce freestyle bilateral breathing
      • Introduce basic breaststroke
      • Develop personal water safety and basic rescue techniques

         

      STROKE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

      STINGRAY

      Maximum 5 students per class

      The overall aim of this class:

      • Improve technique for freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke through further stroke drills
      • Improve strength and endurance
      • Introduce basic butterfly
      • Further develop personal water safety and rescue techniques in deep water

       

      SHARK (25m pool, 2 lessons per week highly recommended)

      Maximum 8 students per class

      The overall aim of this class:

      • Further developing efficiency in the four competitive strokes through stroke drills
      • Improve strength and endurance with the repetitive use of these drills
      • Introduction to competitive starts, turns and finishes
      • Preparation for squad training
      • Further develop personal water safety and rescue techniques in deep water
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      Lesson Times

      Our learn to swim center is opened all year round, running in conjunction with State School Terms. Grace Learn to Swim also offers Holiday Intensive Programs during each of the school holidays.

      Grace Learn to Swim holds classes 6 days a week, Monday through to Saturday. Each of our classes is of 30 minute duration and is held between the following times:
       

      Monday:          9:00 am – 11:30 am & 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

      Tuesday:          9:00 am – 11:30 am & 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

      Wednesday:     9:00 am – 11:00 am & 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

      Thursday:         9:00 am – 11:00 am & 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

      Friday:             9:00 am – 11:00 am & 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

      Saturday:         7:00 am – 11:00 am

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