Why I value Learning To Swim
As a child I came close to drowning, twice. Once at the beach, where I was pulled up from under the water by another child, with the adults chatting, just metres away. The second time I was older, a proficient swimmer, but I dived too deep, hit my head, and winded myself to the point […]
It’s Water Babies Month!
March is Water Babies month! One of the best things a parent can do to keep their child safer around water is to make sure they start Learn to Swim classes as soon as possible. Summer is fast approaching, so if your child is not yet in swimming lessons, it is a great time to […]
Swim all year round!
Common questions when talking about the importance of learning to swim is “Why should children swim all year round? Surely it is only important to swim in the warm summer months? Won’t my child get sick?” These assumptions are completely incorrect! Learning to swim is a long term, ongoing process, and consistency is the key […]
Supervise Bath Time
Just because you don’t have a backyard pool doesn’t mean your child is safe from drowning in the home environment. Bath time poses a great risk for babies and toddlers. According to Royal Life Saving, on average 5 children under the age of five drown and 47 are hospitalised due to drowning incidents in Australia […]
Have you collected your FREE school carnival swim cap yet? In your school house colour!
We are giving away a free NAC and EB branded swim cap, in school sports house colours, to all students in the following levels: Stingrays, Dolphins, Sharks, Private Lessons, Kids Swim4 Fitness and Squads – 1 per person, while stocks last! Why is your child receiving this gift? As a reward for working hard in […]
Puddle Pics are coming to both centres this March!
We are excited to announce that Puddle Pics will be photographing Eva Bory’s Swim School for the first time from Monday 12th – Sunday 18th March and Nepean Aquatic Centre from Monday 19th – Sunday 25th March. The photographer will aim to take up to 10 photos of each child and will be able to […]
We will be OPEN for trading as usual on EASTER SATURDAY, but CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY, EASTER SUNDAY and EASTER MONDAY. There will be chocolate eggs for all attending on Easter Saturday! We will also be CLOSED on ANZAC DAY (Wednesday 25th April). If you usually have Learn To Swim lessons on the days we are […]
Changes to the way we award stickers for acquisition of Learn To Swim skills!
We have introduced a new way of awarding skill stickers to students from February 1st, to make the process easier for everyone! Previously when a student was awarded a skill the teacher asked the parent to go to reception and ask for the appropriate coloured sticker, but sometimes the colour or skill was forgotten, or […]
Why do multiple lessons per week?
Hello swim schoolers! 1 of the most common questions that I get asked is “how many lessons per week should we do?” – a hard question to answer because there are so many variables . But it got me thinking about what would benefit our students the most, and who would benefit most from multiple […]
Why be a Water Baby?
One of the best things a parent can do to keep their child safer around water is to make sure they start Learn To Swim classes as soon as possible. But we are often asked ‘How early should my child start swimming lessons?” Swim Australia recommends starting lessons from 6 months, but you can and […]