Learn to Swim

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The Learn to Swim and Infant Aquatics terms coincide with school terms.

The program operates seven days a week and offers quality swimming instruction designed to develop confidence, skill level and water safety for all students.

Enfield Aquatic Centre is registered with AUSTSWIM, Swim Australia and the Royal Life Saving Society NSW and all instructors are AUSTSWIM and/or ASCTA qualified. Lessons are conducted in the heated indoor 25m pool, where a safe, healthy and fun environment is provided for students. All swimming classes are graded according to skill level and/or age.

Infant Aquatics

Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 12:00pm

Tadpoles (10 months to 18 months) – Parents and children are introduced to water safety and primary water skills. Through water play and repetition, little ones will learn floating and submersion. Classes are 10 students.

Frogs (18 months to 30 months) – Parents and children are introduced to water safety and primary water skills. Through water play and repetition, toddlers will learn floating and submersion. Classes are 10 students.

Super Frogs (30 months to 36 months) – Parents and children are introduced to water safety and primary water skills. Through water play and repetition, toddlers will learn floating and submersion. Classes are 6 students.

 

Pre-School Age Learn to Swim

Monday to Friday 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 12:00pm

Turtles (3 years to 4 years) – This class is a transition between water familiarisation and learn to swim. Turtles will be introduced to basic skills needed for swimming, i.e. floating, kicking, and submersion. It is expected that parents may need to attend some classes. Classes are 4 students.

Seahorse (4 years to 5 years) – The aim is to develop confidence, mobility and independence in the water. Children are introduced to basic water skills needed for swimming, i.e. floating, kicking and submerging. Classes are 4 students.

Sea Otters (3 years to 5 years) – A class designed for advanced beginner students.

 

School Age Learn to Swim

Monday to Friday 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 12:00pm

Starfish (5+ years) – A class designed for non-swimmers. Students will learn basic water skills, i.e. floating, kicking, submersion and water mobility. Classes are 4 students.

Goldfish – Advanced beginners class where students learn the fundamentals of freestyle arms and backward streamline torpedos. Classes are 5 students.

Marlin – This class is a transition between advanced beginner and intermediate. Students will be introduced to the fundamental techniques for freestyle and backstroke. They will work towards swimming a distance of 10m. Classes are 5 students.

Swordfish – Students will learn the correct technique for freestyle breathing and backstroke. At this level, children will be expected to swim 12.5 metres of freestyle and backstroke to advance to the next levels. Classes are 5 students.

Barracuda – The aim in this class is to develop correct technique for bilateral breathing freestyle, further development of backstroke technique and an introduction to breaststroke kick. Classes are 5 students.

Bronze Dolphin – Aimed at further developing freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke skills, with a progression towards swimming 25 metres of each stroke with good technique. Classes are 8 students.

Silver Dolphin – Further development of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke technique, building up to swimming 50 metres of each stroke. Butterfly kicking technique is introduced. Classes are 8 students.

Gold Dolphin – Further development of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke techniques, building up to swimming 100 metres of each stroke. Correct technique for butterfly is introduced and further developed. Classes are 8 students.

Children who have completed the Learn to Swim Program levels can progress to the Centre’s Transitional Squad Program and follow on to the Junior and Senior Squad Program.

 

Pre- Teenage/Teenage Learn to Swim Classes

Monday to Friday 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 12:00pm

Stingray (10+ years) – A class designed for teenage non-swimmers and advanced beginners. Stingray will learn basic water skills, i.e. floating, kicking, submersion, water mobility, and correct freestyle and backstroke techniques. Classes are 4 students.

Shark (10+ years) – A class designed for teenage intermediate and advanced swimmers. Shark will further develop freestyle and backstroke techniques and learn the correct technique of breaststroke and butterfly. Classes are 4 students.

 

Young Adult/Adult Learn to Swim Classes

Monday to Friday 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 12:00pm

Adult Learn to Swim – Classes have been designed for adult non-swimmers and advanced beginners. Adult Learn to Swim will learn basic water skills, i.e. floating, kicking, submersion, water mobility and correct freestyle and backstroke techniques. Classes are 4 students.

Adult Stroke Development – These classes are for adult intermediate and advanced swimmers. Students will further develop freestyle and backstroke techniques and learn the correct technique of breaststroke and butterfly. Classes are 6 students.

 

Private Classes

Monday to Friday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Saturday and Sunday 11:00am to 12:00pm

Private – One-to-one instruction for students from 5 years of age and up of any ability. Would suit those people who desire extra attention.

Private Special Needs – One-to-one instruction for students with disabilities.

 

Holiday Intensive Learn to Swim Classes

Monday to Friday 8:00am to 11:00am
(Dates will differ in school holidays)

The intensive program is set up for students to benefit from a 5 day back-to-back program. Having the consecutive lesson structure will allow for children to be introduced to, or improve on skills, according to their level.

Notes:  Family discounts do not apply for the intensive programs.
          All classes and instructors are subject to change due to availability.