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What are YMCA Swimming Lessons?

Swimming and water safety skills are just part of what your child will gain with YMCA Swimming Lessons. 

Swimming strokes such as freestyle and backstroke are an important part of swimming. However it’s vital your children learn personal survival skills, not for just the pool, but rivers, lakes and the ocean. With YMCA Swimming Lessons, your child will learn these lifesaving skills. They’ll also have access to the pool outside of lesson times and there’s no re-enrolment process. Our nationally accredited teachers give you regular feedback on progress, and a certificate after your child completes each level. 

At the Singleton Aquatic and Lesiure, we offer a range of learn-to-swim programs for every age and ability. Enrol today and take advantage of:

  • Direct Debit payment options
  • Easy re-enrolment for all learn-to-swim lessons
  • Quality classes and programs
  • Qualified and experienced staff

  Fortnightly Direct Debit Upfront for the block
Children Group Lessons $27.00 $172.80
Private | 30 minutes $84.00 $504.00

Swimming Cap Policy

Children aged 3+ are required to wear a swimming cap to each lesson

  Fortnightly Direct Debit Upfront for the term
Infant Group Lessons $22.90 $137.40
Group Lessons $28.90 $173.40
Private 1 on 1 | 20 minutes $68.80 $412.80
Private 2 on 1 | 20 minutes $49.90 $299.40
  • Level Progression Chart

    Infants (6 months - 3 years)

    Introduce your little one to the water in the safe surrounds of an Infants class. Available to babies as young as six months, this class is ideal for any parent who wants their baby or toddler to learn to swim early and gain water safety skills for life.

    The program will provide education for parent/carers about aquatic environments, swimming and water safety. 

    Starfish / Periwinkle / Minnow

    YMCA-Swimming-Lessons STARFISH YMCA-Swimming-Lessons PERIWINKLE YMCA-Swimming-Lessons MINNOW

    Preschools (3-5 Years)

    YMCA-Swimming-Lessons TADPOLES

    Tadpoles

    Our beginner preschool level where participants will learn water safety and familiarisation, buoyancy and floatation, body position and rotation, underwater skills, stroke development including extended arm paddle, back sculling, aided kick on front and back.

     YMCA-Swimming-Lessons GOLDFISH

     

    Goldfish

     

    Our second preschool where participants will learn buoyancy and floatation, body position and rotation, underwater skills, entries and exits, water safety, stroke development including torpedoes, independent kick on back, big arms introducing freestyle arms and backstroke arms.

     YMCA-Swimming-Lessons FLYINGFISH

    Flying Fish

    An advanced Preschool class where participants learn buoyancy and floatation, underwater skills, entries and exits, water safety, stroke development including kicking on front with aid and side breathing, backstroke with correct arm and hand position, freestyle whilst attempting side breathing, survival backstroke and breaststroke kick with aid.

    School Age (5 Years and above)

     YMCA-Swimming-Lessons OCTOPUS

    Octopus

    A beginner school aged level where participants will learn water safety & familiarisation, buoyancy and floatation, body position and rotation, underwater skills, stroke development including extended arm paddle, back sculling, aided kick on front and back and torpedos 3 metres.

     YMCA-Swimming-Lessons SARDINE

    Sardine

    Participants will learn underwater skills, entries and exits, water safety, stroke development including torpedoes, independent kick on back, big arms introducing freestyle arms and side breathing and backstroke arms for 10m.

     YMCA-Swimming-Lessons SALMON

    Salmon

    Participants will learn underwater skills, entries and exits, water safety, stroke development including freestyle with correct action and body position 12 metres, backstroke with correct action and body position 12 metres, survival backstroke kick with aid 5 metres, and breaststroke kick with aid 5 metres. 

     YMCA-Swimming-Lessons TUNA

    Tuna

    Participants will learn underwater skills, water safety, stroke development including correct freestyle action 25 metres, correct backstroke action 25 metres, survival backstroke unaided 12 metres, correct breaststroke kick with breathing for 12 metres. 

     YMCA-Swimming-Lessons DOLPHIN

    Dolphin

    Participants will learn underwater skills, entries and exits, water safety, stroke development including freestyle 50 metres, backstroke 50 metres, survival backstroke25 metres, breaststroke 25 metres with correct arms, breathing and timing and dolphin kick for 12 metres. 

     YMCA-Swimming-Lessons SHARK

    Shark

    Participants will learn underwater skills, entries and exits, water safety, stroke development including freestyle 100 metres, backstroke 100 metres, survival backstroke 50 metres, breaststroke 50 metres, sidestroke, 50 metres and butterfly 15 metres.

     

  • Holiday Intensive Swimming Program

    The holiday intensive program is designed to give your child the extra attention their swimming may need. Whether they are new to the program, they have plateaued at a certain level or you’d just like to see a little more progress. Holiday Intensives are often just what they need to get them moving through the program a little faster.

  • Happy Nappy® Policy

    Children aged three and under are required to wear swimwear that fits firmly around the waist and legs - an aquatic Happy Nappy® when in the pool. You will be able to purchase a Happy Nappy® (washable and reusable) from the front desk. Parents and children will be asked to vacate the pool if they do not adhere to this policy.
    We encourage all parents to take their children to the bathroom prior to entering the pool for their swimming lessons or leisure play.