Holiday and specialised programs


Holiday Programs 

Acceler8 - Intensive School Holiday Program

Our Acceler8 program is for preschool and school aged children and is suitable for beginners or those who wish to fine tune their skills during the school holidays.

Students attend a 30 minute lesson per day for each program. Lessons are $15.80 per child and includes pool entry.

Places are limited and bookings are essential so please call your preferred centre.

Acceler8 will run on the following dates:

Available Blacktown, Emerton and Stanhope only:

Week 1: Tuesday 14 April - Friday 17 April 2020

Week 2: Monday 20 April - Friday 24 April 2020

Carnival Preparation

Fine tune your skills in preparation for carnival season.

The program is suitable for school aged children and focuses on starts, finishes, turns and stroke correction.

 The Carnival Preparation program runs in the summer school holidays.

Lessons are $15.80 each and include pool entry.

The Carnival Preparation program runs during the January school holidays.

Dates for 2021 will be announced late 2020.

Swim Sense

A free water confidence education program offered to residents in the Blacktown Local Government area. The program aims to educate parents with children from 6 months to 2 years of age. Swim Sense focuses on 4 core areas - supervision, restrict access, water awareness and rescue skills.

Swim Sense includes a 30 minute information sessions, followed by a 30 minute class in the water.

The Swim Sense Program is run in the summer holidays.

The Swim Sense program runs during the January school holidays.

Specialised Programs 

Swim Abilities

Swim Abilities is designed for students with special needs. The classes are structured to meet the needs of the individual, whilst aiming to achieve basic swim skills. The classes are designed to encourage learning in an exclusive environment. Classes are 30 minutes.

  • maximum of 2 students per class and participants need to be of similar ability levels

  • achievement is based on ability

  • encouragement certificates will be issued on a term basis.

Swim Start

Swim Start is designed for teenagers. The class is aimed at developing water confidence and basic swimming skills in a comfortable learning environment. Classes are 30 minutes in duration with 4 students per class.

To book into this class, please call your preferred centre.


Adult classes are available for all ages and ability levels.

  • beginner: a 30 minutes session with 5 students per class, the beginner level is designed to promote water confidence and develop basic water skills.

  • intermediate: a 45 minutes session with 6 students per class, the intermediate level is designed to increase efficiency and strength in swimming. 

  • advanced: a 1 hour session with 8 students per class, the advanced level is designed to increase fitness and develop strength and endurance in all strokes. 

To book into this class, please call your preferred centre.