lEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM


Our Learn to Swim Program Timetable changes each term, dependant on the season and enrolments.  Usual program times are as below:

  • Monday to Friday 9am-12pm Leisure Pool only
  • Monday to Friday 3.30pm to 5.45pm Indoor Pool lanes and Leisure Pool
  • Saturday 8am-12pm Leisure Pool only
  • Outdoor Pool used during Summer months pm session for stages 10+

ENROLMENT INFORMATION

Re-enrolments

If you are currently enrolled into our Learn to Swim program, you will be eligible to re-enrol for next term during the last week of the current term and on the day of your current lesson.

If you wish to change the day or time of your lesson for next term, you will be able to request this as a preference at re-enrolment time. 

RE-ENROLMENT FORM TERM 4-2020- PDF

TIMETABLE TERM 4-2020

New Enrolments

Open to new applicants during the 2nd week of school holidays prior to the new term. Learn to Swim

Enrolment forms are available to complete online and return with payment details by email to glclts@busselton.wa.gov.au or call down to the centre to enrol.

NEW ENROLMENT FORM TERM 4-2020 - PDF

TIMETABLE TERM 4-2020

Online Enrolments – Coming Soon Term 1/2021

Online enrolments will be available next term via the GLC portal, we will keep you updated.

  https://glcapp.busselton.wa.gov.au/

 

STAGES – INFANTS TO SQUADS

The centre offers a stage based swim program endorsed by the Royal Life Saving Society and caters for beginners through to squad swimming.

  • All classes are 30 minutes in duration
  • Infant and stages 1 to 6 are run in the indoor heated pool with a temperature average of 31 degrees
  • Stage 6 lessons and above utilise the heated outdoor pool, weather permitting

Teaching staff hold AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety qualifications and many hold qualifications in infant aquatics, competitive stroke and access and inclusion.

Staff are fully trained in 2 operator CPR and hold a Working with Children Check (WWCC).

 

AQUA BUBS – 6-12 MONTHS

Classes run during summer only Terms 4 & 1 – 30 minutes duration

Our infant swimming lessons teach you as the parent to assist your baby to feel relaxed and confident in the water.  A gentle introduction to floatation and mobility skills.

TODDLERS – 1-3 YEARS

Parents are in the water for classes; 1-2 year olds and 2-3 year olds.  
These classes offer fun activities which lead to basic swimming and water safety skills through songs, play and exploration.

 

STAGE 3.5 to 3.9 YEARS BRIDGING CLASS

An introductory class for children in the water in a class situation without parents.  Parents commence the term in the water and are phased out when the instructor feels their child is ready.   Submersion, forward glides, back floats are introduced within these classes.

PRE-PRIMARY – 4 -5 YEARS

PRE 1 - Class for children who turn 4 during the term OR already 4 years old.   For many children these are their first swimming lessons and there is no pre-requisite for this stage.

PRE 2 - Class for 4 – 5 year olds who have passed STAGE 1 or PRE 1.

Please note children in stage Pre 1 and Pre 2 are taught the same skills as Stage 1 and 2.

STAGES 1-15

The Geographe Leisure Centre Swim School is Royal Life Saving Society Endorsed. 

Stages include theory relevant to the stage and all swimming skills.  Assessments are based on the ‘must sees’ set down by RLSSA and survival sequences must be completed in a competent manner.  All strokes are covered and distances increased as your child progresses through the program.


SQUADS

For the non-competitive swimmer with a focus on technique, fitness and endurance.

Students are taught:

  • Starts
  • Turns
  • Training drills to increase stroke efficiency
  • Beginner - Marlinz squad (passed stage 5)
  • Intermediate - Dolphins squad (stage 8 above)
  • Advanced - Stingrays Squad
  • Experienced - Eels Squad

Children are progressed through the squads by the squad coach.

Classes run for 40 minutes, fins & water bottles are required for all squads.

PRIVATE LESSONS

One on one lessons are available in 15 and 30 minute blocks and can be as a one off or weekly basis.

Please contact the centre with any queries regarding private lessons or by emailing  glclts@busselton.wa.gov.au

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