Learn To Swim

Our fun, professional and affordable Swim School delivers the Royal Life Saving ‘Swim & Survive’ program in weekly lessons from Maitland and East Maitland Aquatic Centers.

This program provides children from 6 months – 14 years with essential water safety skills and understanding as well as learning to swim in a fun, professional and supportive environment.

All of our Instructors are AustSwim accredited, with classes designed for beginners through to stroke development and fitness swimming levels.

Our Learn to Swim program is conducted during School Terms, as well as an Intensive Program during the January School Holidays.

Bookings are essential.

For bookings or enquiries please contact Maitland Aquatics on 02 4933 5073 or by emailing learntoswim@maitland.nsw.gov.au

Infant Aquatics - Swim & Survive Wonder

Wonder is the water familiarisation component of the Swim and Survive program, designed specifically for children aged 6 to 36 months. Wonder is a child-centred program which is taught with parent or carer and child together in the water.

Swim & Survive - Courage

Courage is the water confidence component of the Swim and Survive program, and is designed for children aged 3 to 5 years. Courage is fundamental to the development of basic foundation skills in swimming, survival and water safety, as is a positive attitude towards learning these essential skills.

Swim & Survive - Active

Active is the Swimming and Water Safety component of the Swim and Survive program, and is designed for children aged 5 - 14 years. Active is used to emphasise that the skills learnt in the program not only save lives, but provide a foundation for participation in a range of aquatic recreation, fitness and sporting activities.

Swim & Survive - Development

Development classes include the content provided in the top two Awards of the Swim and Survive Program as well as beginning to refine each of the four competitive strokes and introduces swimming techniques such as Starts, Finishes and turns.


Please view the fees and charges page for pricing information


Form Name Download
 Learn to Swim  Enrolment form  
 Learn to Swim - Person with Disability Enrolment Form  
 Learn to Swim Direct Debit Form  


Private Lessons & Adult Learn to Swim lessons are also available.