Holiday and specialised programs

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Holiday Programs 

Blacktown City Council’s aquatic and leisure centres are closed until further notice.

The health and wellbeing of our community and staff are our number 1 priority.

To reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 and in accordance with latest government advice the following Key Venues are now closed until further notice:

  • Blacktown Aquatic Centre
  • Blacktown International Sportspark Sydney 
  • Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope
  • Blacktown Tennis Centre Stanhope
  • Charlie Lowles Leisure Centre Emerton
  • Mount Druitt Swimming Centre
  • Riverstone Swimming Centre

For the latest information please visit www.blacktown.nsw.gov.au

 

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 swimming skills during the school holidays.

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

Acceler8 programs are cancelled until further notice.

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.

Dates for 2021 will be announced late 2020.

Specialised Programs 

Swim Abilities

Swim Abilities is designed for students with special needs. The swimming 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.

Adults

Adult swim 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.