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Swimming Lessons

The Aqua Play, Toddler and Pre-school classes are not just about learning to swim; it offers you and your child awareness of the safety required around water. These classes provide exciting and positive bonding experiences for parent and child, and are a fun environment to develop social skills and meet other people.

BELOW IS A GUIDE TO ASSIST IN UNDERSTANDING WHICH LEVEL TO ENROL YOUR CHILD 

Swim school infant aquatic guide

The Comprehensive “Learn to Swim” Program offers:

Mother/Parent & Baby Lessons:

Infant aquatic classes are for children between 6 months and 3 years of age. They provide water familiarization for the infant and parents, through fun, games, and songs.

Pre-School:

The Pre-school classes provide water familiarization, confidence, and focus on learning through fun and games.

School Aged:

The School Aged Swimmers focus on stroke development and more intense water safety skills.

Super Sharks:

Super Sharks is about bridging the gap between lessons and joining a swimming club.

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NEW! Junior Lifeguard Program

The NEW Junior Lifeguard program will commence in Term Two. It will run each Sunday from 11am until 2pm.

Junior Lifeguard Program- $154.50

Aquarena Torpedos:

Aquarena Torpedos Swimming training squad for Triathletes, Water polo players, Surfers, Surf Life savers and long distance swimmers.

During each session participants will swim between 2-4km, and will also do cross training for water sports as well as land based full body and core strength exercises.

For swimmers who enjoy swimming as a sport. This group will develop sound technique in a friendly and fun environment.

Adult Lessons:

Adult Lessons are programmed for non- swimmers through to stroke correction. The classes are structured to suit the needs of our clients. Please see reception for further enquiries

Adult Stroke Correction:

 Focusses on improving technique for average swimmers up to more serious swimmers including those training for long distance events such as Triathlons. This class will also assist you in improving speed and endurance and give you drills to work on outside of class. Classes run for 40 minutes and are $186.00 for the 10 week program.  

Enrolment Information

Aquarena Term 3 2017 Timetable

(Note that these classes may be subject to change)

RE-ENROLMENTS ARE NOW OPEN!

NEW ENROLMENTS START MONDAY 26 JUNE!

New Enrolment Form Term 3 2017

Re-enrolment Form Term 3 2017

Please note: Both sides of the form must be completed and signed for your enrolment to be processed

Term Fees

Term fees are payable on enrolment.

Infants and ToddlersPre School/ DoryStages/ AdultStars (Special Needs)
1st Child $ 127.00 $ 140.00 $ 154.50 $140.00
2nd Child $127.00 $140.00 $154.50
3rd Child $114.30 $126.00 $139.05

The following is included in the cost of the lesson.

  • Entry fee and lesson for the swimmer
  • Entry for a non-swimming spectator or parent pool entry if they are required to participate in the class.
  • Private lessons incur a $35.25 fee per lesson

Enrolment/Payment Process

  • Enrolment Forms and time tables can be downloaded  from the link above
  • Complete the Enrolment form
  • Tick type of payment being made at the bottom of the form
  • Email to aquarena@cgg.wa.gov.au at any time. Over the counter enrolments are taken at the Aquarena Foyer during opening hours.
  • For cash or EFTPOS, see reception staff.

Priority is given to existing students. Every attempt will be made to accommodate your preferences, however this cannot always be guaranteed.

Once your child has been placed into a class, a confirmation email will be sent to you containing the stage, the day and time of the lesson and the name of the teacher conducting the lesson. Please contact the Aquarena if a confirmation letter has not been received within one week.

Public Holidays

The Aquarena swim school does not conduct lessons on public holidays. This is factored into the term fees.

Entry cards

An entry card is issued at enrolment and can be collected from reception on the day of your child/children’s first class. Entry cards must be scanned at the main entrance prior to every lesson. A lost card will attract a $3.00 replacement fee.

Parental Supervision

It is a requirement that children under the age of 10 be accompanied by a parent or guardian whilst at the centre. A parent or suitable guardian must deliver and collect the student from their lesson. No child under the age of 10 will be allowed to walk over to a parent or guardian. Children under the age of 5 who swim before or after their lessons must be accompanied in the water and within arm’s reach of a parent or suitable guardian at all times. This is a requirement under the Watch around Water program set in place by the Royal Life Saving Society.

Refunds

Requests for refunds must be made in writing to the City of Greater Geraldton Aquarena and will only be granted if the family is relocating outside the City of Greater Geraldton area. A 20% fee will be incurred for refunds.

Credits will only be given for medical reasons and are only valid for the following term. A doctor’s certificate must be submitted to the City of Greater Geraldton Aquarena.

Photographs/videos

Any parent wishing to take photographs or videos of their children whilst in the centre must obtain approval of the operations manager or duty supervisor prior to taking images.

If you have any queries/concerns during the term, please don’t hesitate to come and see us.

Certificates

Old Certificates can be picked up at Reception any time during opening hours