• Our Christmas group exercise timetable is now available. Please see reception for a copy.
  • Adrenaline HIT now a Aquarena. Check out Group Exercise timetable for class times.

Primary Age Lessons

YMCA Swimming Lessons

The YMCA Swimming Lessons program provides participants with the opportunity to learn essential swimming and water safety skills through a progressive aquatic education program catering for all ages and abilities. Classes are conducted in a relaxed but stimulating environment. They are designed to provide a solid foundation for a lifelong enjoyment of the water.

Child 3    Child 23    Child 4

YMCA Swimming Lessons

Six levels are included in the progressive YMCA Swimming Lessons program that includes the following elements:

  • Personal Development
  • Water Safety
  • Stroke Development
  • Open Water Skills
  • Fun and Fitness

YMCA Swimming Lessons Levels

  • Octopus
  • Sardine
  • Salmon
  • Tuna
  • Dolphin
  • Shark

School aged children are placed into a class according to their aquatic skill level. Children are presented with opportunities to learn swimming and water safety skills whilst developing a healthy respect for the aquatic environment. Octopus and Sardine classes are conducted in the Learners Pool. Whilst Salmon, Tuna, Dolphin and Shark are conducted in the 25m pool.

Class size: 6 students (Octopus, Sardine, Salmon) 7 students (Tuna, Dolphin, Shark)
Class Duration: 27 minutes

How to Enrol

Bookings may be made in person at reception or by telephone (9848 0000). Payment of the first month's fees are required when booking. If you are making a telephone booking, initial payment will be required by with either Visa or Mastercard.

Term Dates 2017

Term Public Holidays New Enrolments Date
Term 1 2017
Monday 30th Jan - Sunday 2nd April
Please note that swimming lessons are not available on public holidays!

Labour Day; Mon 13th March
Accepted from
Wednesday 21st Dec 2016
Term 2
Tuesday 18th Apr - Sunday 2nd July
Easter Monday; Monday 17th April
Anzac Day; Tuesday 25th April
Queens Birth; Mon 12th June
Accepted from Monday 3rd April 2017
Term 3
Monday 17th July - Sunday 24th September
. Accepted from Monday 3rd July 2017
Term 4
Monday 9th October - Wednesday 20th December
Melb Cup Day; Tue 7th Nov Accepted from Monday 25th September 2017


Please see our Price list for fees and charges.


Frequently asked questions about the supervision of children under 10 years of age: Click here


Assessments are done over the phone or in person at reception. In the water assessments are only required if parent and reception are unable to determine class most suitable.