Programs

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Babies & Toddlers

Our Babies & Toddlers classes are designed as a gentle introduction to formal swimming lessons. The emphasis is on fun, water familiarisation and safety. You and your child will be taught games and skills to help make your child safer in the water.

Beginner Learn to Swim

This class is suitable for older children (aged 3 and above) who are non-swimmers or have a fear of the water. These classes consist of smaller groups and integrate aquatic games with formal swimming skills to help your child become comfortable in the water.

Learn to Swim Levels 1-4

While still fun, these classes are a designed to be more structured and are programmed against a specific set of skills designed to progress your child. The summaries provided show the skills we will be teaching in each level.

Level 1

  • Safe pool entry and exit
  • Unaided kick with board, both front (10m) and back (5m)
  • Unaided streamlined kicking on front (rocket) for 5m
  • Assisted freestyle demonstrating ‘big arms over’
  • Assisted kicking on back (arms by side) for 5m
  • Front and back float for 10 seconds
  • Unassisted deep water entry and return to pool side
  • Assisted duck-dive to retrieve a submerged object from the shallow end (with and without goggles)

Once these skills can be demonstrated in a competent manner, swimmers can progress to Level 2

Level 2

  • Unaided kick with board, both front and back for 20m
  • Strong streamlined kicking on front (rocket) for 10m
  • Kicking on back (arms by side) for 10m
  • Freestyle with good technique and stable body position for at least 12.5m
  • Demonstrate side breathing consistently every third stroke
  • Backstroke for 10m
  • Front and back float for 10 seconds
  • Deep water jump and return to pool side unaided
  • Tread water unassisted for 10 seconds
  • Assisted duck-dive to retrieve a submerged object from the shallow end (with and without goggles)

Once these skills can be demonstrated in a competent manner, swimmers can progress to Level 3

Level 3

  • Freestyle & side breathing every 3 strokes for 25m
  • Backstroke with strong kick and straight arm recovery for 25m
  • Perform correct breaststroke kick for 15m – heels in, toes out, streamlined recovery & strong glide
  • Demonstrate correct breaststroke pull as an isolated skill
  • Demonstrate butterfly kick for 10m
  • Tread water for 30 seconds
  • Deep water jump and return to pool side unaided
  • Unassisted duck-dive to retrieve a submerged object from shallow end (with and without goggles)
  • Perform a kneeling dive at the deep end of the pool

Once these skills can be demonstrated in a competent manner, swimmers can progress to Level 4

Level 4

  • Demonstrate streamlined starts and finishes
  • Swim 50m freestyle – side breathing every 3 strokes, maintaining correct body position
  • Demonstrate a freestyle tumble-turn
  • Swim 25m backstroke – strong kick and straight arm recovery, maintaining correct body position and timing
  • Perform 25m breaststroke – correct kick, maintaining correct body position and timing
  • Demonstrate 10m butterfly – Straight arm recovery, correct head and body position and correct rhythm
  • Tread water for 60 seconds and return to pool side unaided
  • Retrieve a submerged object from the deep end of the pool
  • Perform a standing dive at the deep end of the pool
  • Demonstrate sculling on back for 10m
  • Demonstrate swimming 2 survival strokes
Transition and Development Squads

These are introductory squads programmed by a qualified coach where swimmers learn the skills required to train in a squad setting. At this level swimmers will be aiming to complete at least 100m of all strokes and 100m Individual Medley using correct technique. Swimmers in Development Squad will be required to swim at least twice per week and will be encouraged to join a swimming club.

Junior / Fitness Squad

Swimmers will be under the guidance of a qualified coach. Swimmers in the Junior Fitness Squad must be able to demonstrate good technique in all strokes. Swimmers at this level are swimming for personal fitness goals or to improve their performance with an aim to become a competitive swimmer.  These swimmers will be aiming to complete 1km-2km per session. Junior Fitness Squad swimmers are encouraged to join a swimming club to further develop their swimming.

Senior / Competitive Squad

This is an advanced squad where swimmers are training to improve their performance with an aim to compete at higher levels of competition. Swimmers in the Senior / Competitive Squad must be able to achieve certain time standards and be technically proficient in all strokes. Senior / Competitive Squad swimmers must be willing to swim at least 3-4 sessions per week and will be aiming to complete 2km-4km per session.  Senior / Competitive Squad swimmers will be encouraged to compete at representative level competitions.

Adult Fitness Swimming

Join one of our Adult Fitness groups for stroke refinement, fitness and fun!
Our programs are run by our coaches and cater for all abilities.  This group is suited to swimmers aged 13 – adult who may have personal swimming goals or who just want to stay fit.

Holiday Fun!

Swim Solutions runs a range of school holiday programs and activities.  Check out our exciting new programs

School Programs

We can simply supply staff for in-class school programs; or we can design, deliver and assess the entire program.

With a qualified teacher on staff, Swim Solutions can help you deliver a program to meet your school’s educational requirements.