Waterbabies LEARN TO SWIM

Our Waterbabies program focuses on developing technique from an early age in a safe, supportive and fun environment.

Our Swim School philosophy is that teaching aquatic skills helps with making good life choices, beginning with important water safety skills. We follow this with creating options for children and adults to experience wider aquatic environments to continue development.

For all timetables and level information, please check the Client Portal here.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Learn to Swim team: swim@melbournesportscentres.com.au or 9926 1555 (option 2)

waterbabies PROGRAM (6-36 MONTHS)

Our Waterbabies classes will develop your baby’s water confidence, safety and enjoyment in the water, while also providing an excellent opportunity to bond in a safe, supportive and fun environment.

Our qualified Waterbabies instructors will guide you and your child through a series of aquatic skills, games and routines that are designed to compliment your child’s cognitive and physical development.

Our Waterbabies are grouped by age into three levels: 

waterbabies BRONZE: 6 MONTHS – 12 MONTHS

Parent/guardian and child participating in the class together.

  • Student age: From 6 months – 12 months
  • Class duration: 30 minutes
  • Class size: Up to eight students
  • Class location: Indoor Multipurpose Pool

While enrolled in our Infant Bronze class children will work towards achieving the following skills:

  • Enter water safely with assistance
  • Grasp pool edge, hold on with assistance
  • Develop word association for bubbles
  • Undertake complete submersion
  • Float on back with assistance
  • Kick legs with assistance
  • Splash or paddle arms
  • Fall and turn to safety

Waterbabies SILVER: 12 MONTHS – 24 MONTHS

Parent/guardian and child participating in the class together.

  • Student age: From 12 months – 24 months
  • Class duration: 30 minutes
  • Class size: Up to eight students
  • Class location: Indoor Multipurpose Pool

While enrolled in our Infant Silver class children will work towards achieving the following skills:

  • Enter water safely with minimal assistance
  • Grasp pool edge and exit safely
  • Attempt blowing bubbles
  • Undertake submerged free swim
  • Float for three seconds on back
  • Balance and propel self with floatation aid
  • Kick legs with up/down motion
  • Paddle arms under water
  • Jump and turn
  • Roll front to back in motion with assistance

waterbabies GOLD: 24 MONTHS – 3 YEARS

Parent/guardian and child participating in the class together.

  • Student age: From 24 months – 3 years
  • Class duration: 30 minutes
  • Class size: Up to eight students
  • Class location: Indoor Multipurpose Pool

While enrolled in Infant Gold class children will work towards achieving the following skills:

  • Enter and exit water safely unassisted
  • Blow bubbles
  • Propel self through water
  • Float for three seconds on front, then roll onto back for three seconds
  • Balance and propel self with flotation aid
  • Kick legs with straight up/down motion
  • Paddle arms effectively
  • Jump and turn
  • Attempt pop up breathing

Enrolment

Enrolment for our Learn to Swim programs is made through our Client Portal. Visit the portal here to make a free account!

Once you have an account, you can view class vacancies, and make and manage your bookings. Via the portal, you can also update any personal details that might change and make fee payments.

If you need any help making an account or enrolling in a program, instructions can be found here.

Enrolment for our Learn to Swim programs is perpetual, with payment made via fortnightly direct debit.

MSAC Swim School Program

Dates

Swim School runs in line with the Victorian School Terms starting from Monday 24th January 2022

Rates

$21 per lesson

Hours

Monday to Saturday: 9am to 12pm

Monday to Friday: 4pm – 7pm

Location

MSAC
30 Aughtie Drive,
Albert Park,
VIC 3206

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