With drowning statistics increasing annually, equipping yourself or your child with the skills of survival in and around water is priceless. Our focus is to provide high quality experienced instructors in an environment where students of all ages are able to progress rapidly.
Following the Swim & Survive program. our approach is two prong-water safety & stroke development. Our student's success is driven by our Austswim qualified instructors that focus on providing an environment that enables students to fulfill their swimming potential.
The Swim & Survive program is as follows:
Wonder Level 1
6 MONTHS - 12 MONTHS
Wonder Level 2
12 MONTHS - 2 YEARS
Wonder Level 3
2 YEARS - 3.5 YEARS
PRE SCHOOL CLASSES
Courage Level 1
3/4 YEAR OLD BEGINNER
Further develop assisted floating and body
movements in water. With assistance, float and recover to standing position.
Courage Level 2
4 YEAR OLD CONFIDENT BEGINNER
With assistance, float and recover to
Courage Level 3
3/4 YEAR OLD CONFIDENT SWIMMERS
Float to standing position, independant
movement through water for 3 minutes.
Courage Level 4
4 YEAR OLD CONFIDENT SWIMMERS
Introduction to freestyle and backstroke development.
BEGINNERS TO ADVANCED
Focus on confidence and stroke development.
SCHOOL AGE CLASSES
Active (development) Level 1
5/6 YEAR OLD NON SWIMMERS
Water familiarization, introduction to submersion
and independant movement through water.
Active Level 1
5-7 YEAR OLDS MORE CONFIDENT
Independant submersion, floating and movement
with feet clear of the bottom for 3 minutes.
Active (development) Level 2
Swim for 30 seconds with floatation aid.
Demonstrate freestyle and backstroke arms
assisted for 10 metres.
Active Level 2
Basic freestyle, backstroke and sculling.
Swim 10 metres using efficient technique.
Undertake survival activities.
Active (development) Level 3
Swim 30 metres resembling a stroke.
Swim 15 metres survival backstroke.
Active Level 3
Swim 30 metres of 2 or more strokes, using
efficient stroke technique.
Introduction to breaststroke kick.
Active Level 4 to Active Level 7
Working on being able to swim efficiently in all strokes.
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