Program Information

The TAS Aquatic Centre runs programs straight through 48 weeks per year, with a four week break over the Christmas period.   This means programs can be joined at any point during the year.

The year is broken down into four twelve week terms, with fees costing $16* per lesson, totalling $192 per term (payment plans are available on request).

*Multiple lessons per week are discounted and prices are available on request.  Fee prices are subject to change.

Learn to Swim – Preparation Class

This class caters to toddlers from 36 months who cannot swim but are ‘preparing’ for independence from their parent/guardian in the water.

The aim of this class is to teach children the fundamentals of swimming with special emphasis placed on following instructions (wait, listen, share) along with floating, dominant movement patterns, pop up breathing and self-rescue.

  • 30 minutes.
  • Classes run on Wednesday afternoons at 3:30pm.
  • Ratio 4:1.
  • Cost: $16 per lesson payable at the beginning of each term (including school holidays).  Preparation classes are transferable to our Level 1 class upon graduation.

Learn to Swim – Level 1

This class caters to children who cannot swim but who are old enough to be in the water without a parent or guardian. The aim of this class is to teach children the fundamentals of swimming with special emphasis placed on correct body position in the water both on the front and back, correct breathing with head turn in Freestyle along with introduction to dives and streamlining from the wall.

  • 30 minutes.
  • Classes run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons at 3:30pm.
  • Ratio 4:1.
  • Cost: $16 per lesson payable at the beginning of each term (including school holidays).

Learn to Swim – Level 2

This class is for swimmers who have correct Freestyle and Backstroke and who are able to swim short distances with or without correct breathing.

This level focuses on establishing correct balance in the long-axis strokes of Freestyle and Backstroke.  Specific attention on Freestyle correct head turn, breathing timing and swimming on the side is given.  Breaststroke kick is introduced along with further development of Streamlining from the wall and standing dives.

  • 30 minutes.
  • Classes run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons at 4:00pm.
  • Ratio 5:1.
  • Cost: $16 per lesson payable at the beginning of each term (including school holidays).

Learn to Swim – Level 3

This class is open to swimmers who can complete a minimum of 15 metres correct Freestyle and Backstroke.

The aim of this level is to build resilience into the swimming with focus on establishing sound and efficient technique in Freestyle and Backstroke.

The concepts of timing, balance and rhythm are reinforced.  Breaststroke kick is further developed and underwater streamlining, Dolphin kick, breakout strokes, zip drill for Freestyle and Racing dives are introduced.

  • 30 minutes.
  • Classes run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons at 4:00pm.
  • Ratio 6:1.
  • Cost: $16 per lesson payable at the beginning of each term (including school holidays).

Advanced Learn to Swim

This is a mini-squad. In order to qualify for this level, swimmers must be able to complete 25 metres of Freestyle with correct breathing and Backstroke and must possess a correct Breaststroke kick.

The Advanced Learn to Swim class is designed to bridge the gap between Learn to Swim and Squads. Instructors spend time in and out of water, allowing them to continue with stroke correction while allowing swimmers to experience receiving instruction from the pool deck. Freestyle and backstroke drills are taught and swimmers are introduced to full Breaststroke and Butterfly. Dive starts are further developed and swimmers are extended from 25m swims to 50m swims.

  • 45 minutes.
  • Classes run on Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons at 3:30pm.
  • Ratio 10:1.
  • Cost: $16 per lesson payable at the beginning of each term (including school holidays).
Learn to Swim
Squads
Private Lessons
TAS Swimming Inc