Swimming Lessons

Learn to Swim Swimming Lessons Ultimo

Swimming Australia and the City of Sydney have partnered to deliver students a new and effective Learn to Swim program.

The Learn to Swim program focuses on contemporary, experiential and activity-based learning techniques. As well as inspiring students to explore pathways into competitive and recreational lap swimming.

Our program curriculum incorporates progressive levels combining knowledge, skill and understanding of the age-appropriate development of water safety and swimming. Our swimming lessons caters for infants with their parents, preschoolers, primary school-aged children and adults. Lessons are conducted by fully trained, accredited, licensed and insured teachers of swimming and water safety.


The curriculum spans seven areas of learning. Each containing educational elements that are combined and presented in specifically designed activities to enhance student development.

The knowledge, skill and understanding learning areas of the curriculum are:

  • Entries and exits
  • Floating and Sculling
  • Movement, propulsion and stroke development
  • Personal survival skills 
  • Underwater skills
  • Rescue and emergency
  • Water safety knowledge

Implementation of this high-quality, activity-based learning program is designed to better integrate student learning outcomes into real-world settings giving students the opportunity to:

  • Gain maximum participation and practice time in activities that encourage, mentor and support the learning process.
  • Be empowered to think, discuss and decide through experiential-based learning where mentoring, guidance and challenge encourages them to use and enhance their knowledge, skill and understanding.
  • Learn and understand essential personal survival and water safety elements while concurrently establishing strong and effective swimming technique.
  • Supported by professional, qualified teachers as they progress the curriculum toward the Optus Junior Dolphins Program.

Our swimming and water safety membership includes:

  • 52-week annual membership
  • 48 swimming and water safety lessons
  • year-round aquatic access
  • 4 weeks of free family swim access over summer

Adults are also welcome to learn to swim, with adult swimming and water safety classes available for all abilities. It’s never too late to learn how to swim!

Enquire about Swimming Lessons today!