It is never too late to learn to swim. Classes are structured to suit the individual needs of the student in a supportive friendly environment.
Beginner – for those with little or no experience in the water who want to gain confidence and learn basic swimming and survival skills, to build up to 10m distance.
Intermediate – for those who have a basic knowledge of swimming strokes but wish to further develop their skills, building up to 50m distance
Stroke Correction – for confident swimmers wishing to improve their technique. Stroke correction short courses are offered on a regular basis through the Yarra Triathlon program.
Access All Abilities Program
The Yarra Leisure Access for All Abilities (AAA) Program is designed for children with special needs. Students are nurtured in a fun class environment, while developing water familiarisation, stroke technique and water safety skills appropriate to their ability. One-on-one and group lessons can be arranged.
School Swimming Program
Local school groups have the opportunity to learn a variety of aquatic safety skills as well as developing all four swimming strokes. Based on the swim school levels, programs can be tailored to suit a term or intensive style program.
Holiday programs are conducted each school holidays, with students attending a 30 minute lesson for 5 consecutive days. More frequent lessons can encourage faster progression, allowing students to consolidate skills taught throughout the term.
Women Making Waves -A women’s only swimming program encouraging women of all ages, cultures and abilities to attend and participate in learn to swim lessons and general aquatic activities. Held in a culturally sensitive and male free environment, the program is offered on Saturday evenings between 6.30pm – 8.30pm.
African Children’s Swimming Program – The African Children’s Swimming Program offers children between the ages of 4-12 years old the opportunity to learn vital swimming and water safety skills. This program targets newly arrived and refugee immigrants to Australia from Africa.
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