Swimming Lessons : Children – Booking / Enquiry Form

Please note that this is an *expression of interest* only and does not guarantee a spot in the classes. Depending on numbers, we may be required to group requests into adjoining time slot.

Our Instructors will be in touch and complete the booking.

Payment will be via online link, or at the pool. Payment must be complete prior to 1st lesson. 

One Week of Lessons per Child :
$80 ($70 Concession)

Kids Swimming Lessons : Expression of intersest(Required)
See below for the category levels as published by Vic Swim

Ability Level Guide (not all activities will be taught)

Enrolments are based on students working on achieving the following criteria per level. If the student has achieved the requirements outlined below for that level, they are eligible to move to the next skill level.

For example, enrolling your child in a Level C, means that the child is aiming to achieve and complete the skills outlined in the Level C. They are not expected to have already achieved these skills.

 

Below is the criteria for Level A for Pools:

  • Basic introduction to water safety rules
  • Safe entry & exit of water
  • Independent walking through water
  • Whole face in water, blow bubbles
  • Kick on front with flotation aid -recover to stand
  • Kick on back with flotation aid -recover to stand
  • Grasp & be rescued with a rigid object (by teacher/adult only)

Below is the criteria for Level B for Pools:

  • Handout sheet for water safety questions
  • Independent safe entry & exit of water
  • Push off the floor & glide; confident recover to standing position
  • Push & glide to flutter kick 3 meters; face in water
  • Kick 5 metres on back with flotation aid; ears in water
  • Horizontal arm sculling action in upright standing position with assistance from teacher
  • Aided 30 second float signal for help
  • Safe jump from edge to teacher
  • Be rescued with a rope (by teacher/adult only)

Below is the criteria for Level C for Pools:

  • Handout sheet for water safety questions
  • Slide- in entry & safe exit from deep water
  • 10 metres backstroke – introduction only
  • 10 metres freestyle- introduction only
  • Introduction to freestyle breathing
  • Submerge & recover object from water of chest depth
  • Throw buoyant aid 5 meters to rescue partner, kick to edge
  • Introductory Survival Sequence:
  • Tread Water for 15 seconds
  • Survival scull on the back for 30 seconds
  • Float for 30 seconds holding arescue flotation aid – kick to edge

Below is the criteria for Level D for Pools:

  • Handout sheet for water safety questions
  • Step- in entry & safe exit from deep water
  • Head first survival scull
  • 15 metres backstroke using efficient technique
  • 15 metres freestyle using efficient technique
  • 5 metres introduction to lifesaving backstroke kick with board
  • 5 metres introduction to breaststroke kick with board
  • Survival sequence – dressed in swimwear & t-shirt:
  • Tread Water for 30 seconds
  • Rotate the upright body using arm sculling action
  • Survival scull for one minute
  • Surface dive, underwater swim 3 metres

Below is the criteria for Level E for Pools:

  • Handout sheet for water safety questions
  • Compact jump & two other safe entries
  • Feet first survival scull
  • 25 metres backstroke using efficient technique
  • 25 metres freestyle using efficient technique
  • 10 metres introduction to lifesaving backstroke
  • Introduction to breaststroke & sidestroke
  • Survival sequence – dressed in swimwear, t-shirt & shorts:
  • Scull, float or tread water for 3minutes
  • Swim slowly for 3 minutes using actions representing three survival strokes
  • Introductory Personal Floatation Device activity
  • Surface dive & recovery of object from water depth equivalent to student height

Below is the criteria for Level F for Pools:

  • Handout sheet for water safety questions
  • Two safe entries & exits
  • 15 metres breaststroke using efficient technique
  • 10 metres sidestroke kick using efficient technique
  • 100 metres continuous swim using backstroke, freestyle & lifesaving backstroke
  • Survival sequence – dressed in swimwear, long-sleeved shirt & trousers:
  • Scull, float or tread water for 4minutes
  • Swim slowly for 6 minutes using actions recognised survival strokes
  • Remove clothing in deep water
  • Correctly fit a Personal Floatation Device, safely jump into deep water & float for 30 seconds, exit the water
  • Introductory to eggbeater kick
  • Unweighted rope rescue 5 metres