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Learn to Swim

Largs Bay Swim Centre is dedicated to providing a range of group learning and developmental classes catering for all ages and abilities from 2 months to adults. Our lessons are skilled based, with an emphasis on progressive learning experiences from building water confidence, correct stroke technique and survival skills.

Our instructors are fully accredited, combining technical knowledge and the ability to communicate to all ages, and have a caring, emphatic and inclusive approach to teaching.

waterbabies

Approx 4 months - 3 years of age

The Waterbabies classes are designed to teach water familiarisation to babies from 4months of age, combined with having fun and getting the children comfortable in the water without a parent. Generally around two and a half years is when we start to look at moving children to the Tadpoles class.

duration 30 minute class
wednesday 9.00am - 10.30am
friday 9.00am - 10.30am
saturday 9.00am - 11.00am
sunday 9.00am - 11.00am

tadpoles

Approx 2.5 years - 4 years of age

The Tadpoles class is the first class without a parent in the water. Instructors teach the children water familiarization with the aid of a flotation device. The children are also taught to submerge, and are introduced to the kicking action. To proceed from the Tadpoles class to the Starfish class, children must be able to float on their back and stomach for 10 seconds unaided, and should be able to swim approximately 4m unaided

duration 30 minute class
monday 3.30pm - 5.30pm
tuesday 3:30pm - 5:00pm
wednesday 9:00am - 10:30am
3:30pm - 5:30pm
friday 9:00am - 10:30am
4:00pm - 5:30pm
saturday 8.30am - 11.00am
sunday 9.00am - 11.00am

starfish

Approx 4 years - 5 years of age

The Starfish class is where the children are taught how to kick correctly on their front and back. To move up to the Stingrays class, children must be able to do a 5 metre torpedo on their front without stopping and must be able to kick on their back with a board.

duration 30 minute class
monday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
tuesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
wednesday 9:00am - 10:30am
3:30pm - 6:00pm
friday 9:00am - 10:30am
3:30pm - 5:30pm
saturday 9:00am - 11:30am
sunday 9:00am - 11:00am

stingrays

Over 5 years of age

The Stingrays class is where the bubbles arm and breathing (basic freestyle) is taught. Backstroke with arms is also taught in the Stingrays class. To move up to the Dolphins class, children must be able to do a full lap of freestyle and a full lap of backstroke in the Stingrays lane.

duration 30 minute class
monday 3.30pm - 5.30pm
tuesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
wednesday 3:30pm - 6:00pm
friday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
saturday 9.00am - 11.30am
sunday 9.00am - 11.00am

dolphins

Over 5 years of age

The Dolphins class is held in the deep end, but is only a small step up from the Stingrays. The lane is slightly longer and now the children are taught how to breath bilaterally (both sides) which is the way they will perform freestyle (with bilateral breathing) and backstroke in the dolphins lane.

duration 30 minute class
monday 3.30pm - 5.30pm
tuesday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
wednesday 3:30pm - 6:00pm
friday 3:30pm - 5:30pm
saturday 9.00am - 11.00am
sunday 9.00am - 11.00am

sharks

Over 5 years of age

In the Sharks class the children further develop the Freestyle and Backstroke techniques.The frog – kick is now introduced which is the basis on which the Breaststroke technique is built. Diving is also introduced to the children in this class. For the children to move up to the Junior Squad class, their Freestyle and Backstroke must be of a high standard and they must be able to do frog – kick efficiently and effectively while swimming full laps of the pool with great efficiency in the Freestyle and Backstroke.

duration 30 minute class
monday 3:45pm - 5:15pm
tuesday 3:45pm - 5:15pm
wednesday 3:45pm - 6:00pm
friday 3:45pm - 5:15pm
saturday 9:00am - 10:30am
sunday 9:00am - 10:30am

junior squad

Over 5 years of age

Junior Squad is the last class before your child moves into the Squad Program. In the Junior Squad, the children basically refine their Freestyle and Backstroke techniques and are taught the arm stroke that compliments their frog – kick, which means they should know how to do Backstroke and Breaststroke with good technique and efficiency in each stroke.

duration 1 hour class
monday 4:00pm - 5:00pm
tuesday 4:00pm - 5:00pm
wednesday 4:00pm - 5:00pm
5:00pm - 6:00pm
friday 4:00pm - 5:00pm
5:00pm - 6:00pm
saturday 9:00am - 10:00am
sunday 9:00am - 10:00am

centre opening hours

monday 5.00am - 9.00pm
tuesday 5.00am - 9.00pm
wednesday 6.00am - 9.00pm
thursday 5.00am - 8.30pm
friday 5.00am - 3.00pm
saturday 12.00pm - 2.00pm
sunday* 9.00am - 11.30pm
*no lap | public swimming on sunday
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classes | lap & public swimming

our times vary on a daily basis
please check our session times from the options below
lap & public swimming
learn to swim
aqua aerobics
squad programme
Please refer to our individual classes for session times & pricing

general admission prices

casual & pass prices concession
casual $7.00 $6.00
10 visit pass $60.00 $55.00
20 visit pass $100.00 $90.00
monthly pass $65.00 $60.00
6 month pass $274.00 $260.00
children under 3 FREE
children over 3 CONCESSION
Children under 12 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT