Learn-to-Swim Holiday Program

Class sizes are small to ensure children receive maximum supervision and enjoyment. Each class runs for 45-60 minutes and participants can attend every day of the week for all levels, or every Saturday for Summer Saturdays for Nursery, Nursery Transition and level 1, 2 and 3. These intensive lessons provide children with ample practice time to develop many new skills and to overcome any hurdles.

Please note: make-up classes are not available for holiday intensive programs. Refunds are provided on presentation of a medical certificate. 

Ready to jump in? Summer holiday program enrolments are now open! Call us on (07) 3365 6047 to secure your spot.

What are the options?

Bubble Club

The Bubble Club is a free class for babies aged 4 - 6 months. The class is an introduction for parents and babies to water and safety skills through use of games, singing, and playing with toys. This class is also a great way to socialise with other parents that babies are of the same age. Parents participation is required and please be aware that all babies must wear an aqua nappy to lessons.

Nursery

Introduction for parent and baby to water and safety skills through use of games, singing, and playing with toys to help develop water awareness, confidence and safety in the pool. Infants learn skills such as breathing control, blowing bubbles, kicking, recovering and floating. Parents participation is required and please be aware that all babies must wear an aqua nappy to lessons.

Age: 6 months+
Teacher-Student Ratio: 1:6

Nursery Transition

Eases transition into Level 1. Infants learn skills such as safe entry and exit from the pool, body positioning, kicking, and object retrieval from bottom of the pool. Parent participation is required and if necessary, we ask that infants wear an aqua nappy to lessons.

Age: 2½ years+
Teacher-Student Ratio: ​1:4

Level 1

Beginners group that provides child with water confidence and safety through a structured program while enjoying the water. Your child will learn skills such as floating, streamlining off the wall, basic freestyle, object recovery from the bottom of the pool, and safety entries and exits.

Age: 3 years+
Teacher-Student Ratio: 1:3

Level 2

Reinforces swimming foundation skills and development of freestyle and basic backstroke.

Age: Ability assessed
Teacher-Student Ratio: 1:3

Level 3

Reinforces proficient freestyle and backstroke technique, including bilateral breathing.

Age: Ability assessed
Teacher-Student Ratio: 2:5

Level 4

Participants are required to perform proficient freestyle, backstroke and life-saving backstroke. Introduction to breaststroke, starts and finishes for each of the three strokes.

Age: Ability assessed
Teacher-Student Ratio: 2:6

Barracudas

Refinement of stroke techniques through drill and progression work plus tumble turns and diving. On completion of this level participants are proficient in all four strokes, swimming at least 25 metres. Participants are recommended to join the Swim Squad.

Age: Ability assessed
Teacher-Student Ratio: 2:10

PRICES

Learn-to-Swim Holiday Intensives**UQ StudentUQ CommPublic
Week 1 (5 days) N/A$135.00$135.00
Week 2 (5 days) N/A$135.00$135.00
Week 3 (4 days)N/A$108.00$108.00
Week 4 (5 days)N/A$135.00$135.00
Week 5 (5 days)N/A$135.00$135.00

SUMMER HOLIDAY PROGRAM 2016/2017

Date Day

Week 1: 12 - 16 December

Week 2: 19 - 23 December

Week 3: 3 - 7 January

Week 4: 9 - 13 January

Week 5: 16 - 20 January

Monday - Friday

Monday - Friday

Tuesday - Friday

Monday - Friday

Monday - Friday

 

SUMMER SATURDAY PROGRAM

Child must be enrolled into a minimum of three (3) lessons. Minimum cost $54. 

Date Time

Saturday 17 December

Saturday 24 December

Saturday 31 December

Saturday 7 January

Saturday 14 January

Saturday 21 January

 

7.30 - 11am

7.30 - 11am

7.30 - 11am

7.30 - 11am

7.30 - 11am

7.30 - 11am

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Location

The University of Queensland, Cnr Union Road and Blair Drive, St Lucia, QLD 4067

UQ Sport Aquatic Centre (27)
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:00

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