Learn to swim
Maitland Aquatics partners with the Royal Life Saving ‘Swim & Survive’ program in weekly Swimming and Water Safety lessons from Maitland Aquatic Centres.
This program provides children from 6 months to 14 years with essential Swimming and Water Safety skills and understanding while having fun in a safe professional and supportive environment. All swim teachers are Austswim accredited, with classes designed for beginners through to stroke development swimming levels. The Swimming and Water Safety Program is conducted during school terms, as well as an intensive program during the school holiday breaks. Private lessons, access and inclusion and adult lessons are also available.
All infants and preschool lessons are run on Monday through to Saturday mornings in 30 minute increments, whilst most school age lessons run from Monday to Friday in the afternoons and Saturday mornings.
Our terms dates are:
|Term dates for 2021|
|Term 4 2021|
5 October to 18 December
Bookings are essential. Please contact Maitland Aquatics on 02 4933 5073 or [email protected] to make an enquiry.
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.
Active is the Swimming and Water Safety component of the Swim and Survive program and is designed for children aged 5 to 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.
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.
If you are commencing a learn to swim program, please ensure the following forms are completed prior to starting.