Stroke Improvement Course at Collingwood

Wednesday 11 October 2023 - Wednesday 08 November 2023

Want to improve your technique? Perfect that freestyle? Well lucky you, because our October Stroke Improvement Course at Collingwood Leisure Centre starts on Wednesday 11 October.

These courses give you the chance to level up on your swimming with personalised support from our amazing and super passionate SwimFit coaches. Honestly, swimmers, why wouldn’t you?!

Register online for our 5 week stroke improvement course at Collingwood and get involved in progressive drills to improve all areas of your swimming.

The course focuses on developing technique and endurance across all 4 swimming strokes of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.

When is the course?

The 5 week course will run from Wednesday 11 October to Wednesday 8 November.

Sessions will run every Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm. 

How much does the course cost?

  • Members: $133.10
  • Non-Members: $145.60

How do I book?

  • book your spot on our online portal. Set the activity type filter to 'Stroke Improvement' and select the course you'd like to book. You'll need to create a free account if you don't already have one. 
  • book in person at reception
  • give us a call on 9205 5522.

Course outline

The course will develop your stroke with a focus on the following topics and more!

  • Lane etiquette
  • Kicking technique
  • Body positioning and balance
  • Review kick and body positioning
  • Breathing technique
  • Correct movement of the head while breathing
  • Timing breaths with your stroke
  • Stroke rhythm: entry, catch and sweep
  • Gaining longer, stronger strokes
  • Correct positioning of arms and hands
  • Stroke rhythm: entering and exiting the water
  • Rotating to increase stroke length and minimise resistance

You need to be able to swim 100m freestyle continuously to benefit from this course.

Are there Stroke Improvement Courses at another location? 

This course is also offered at Richmond Recreation Centre on Tuesdays. 

How do I find out more information?

For more information please call us on 9205 5522 or email us at [email protected].

Location & Contacts

General Enquiries

Collingwood Leisure Centre

Date and time:
6pm - 7pm
Wednesday 11 October 2023 - Wednesday 08 November 2023

2-28 Turnbull St, Clifton Hill VIC 3068