Event Information:

  • Learn to Swim

    PROGRAMS

    Big Blue Swimming offers Learn to Swim, Mini Squad and Squad programs for children 3 years and over. Currently our children’s programs run after school and Saturday mornings. Please refer to each venue for days of operation. The ratio for children's Learn to Swim base levels is 1 instructor: 4 children.

    THE ENROLMENT PROCESS

    Unless your child is an absolute beginner we will need to grade them. This means a quick swim proficiency check, that will only take about 10 minutes. We offer these most afternoons however please call the office on 8065 4840 to book in.

    JELLYFISH
    JELLYFISH
    JELLYFISH ( 30 MINS )
    Our absolute beginner level for children 3 & over: the aim of Jellyfish is to gain confidence and have fun in the water as well as learn the basics of swimming, with streamline, bubbles, floating and independence.
    SEAHORSE
    SEAHORSE
    SEAHORSE ( 30 MINS )
    Swimmers are independent and learning the fundamentals of freestyle, including water safety development. Backstroke is introduced.
    BARRA
    BARRA
    BARRA (30 mins)
    Continuing freestyle and backstroke development where breaststroke legs are introduced.
    SNAPPER
    SNAPPER
    SNAPPER (30 mins)
    Development of Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke legs continue, and Breaststroke arms are introduced.
    SWORDFISH
    SWORDFISH
    SWORDFISH (45 mins)
    The final level before Mini Squads. These classes are run in a full 25m lane. Butterfly is introduced and students are prepared for squad through combining fitness development and stroke technique.
    JUNIOR DOLPHINS SQUAD
    JUNIOR DOLPHINS SQUAD
    JUNIOR DOLPHINS SQUAD (60 mins)
    Swimmers are learning to read clock, working in a squad, advanced drills, and building of fitness and speed. Swimmers are undertaking a higher level of training and commitment, and are exposed to training principles and set style swimming.