Monash Sport offers one of the largest and most successful Adult Learn to Swim Programs in Melbourne, aimed at teaching adults the fundamental swimming and water safety skills. Catering for a wide variety of individual needs, instructors are able to tailor each class to suit the students learning requirements and pace. Whether you are having lessons for the first time and would like to be safer around the many aquatic activities Australia has on offer, or looking to improve your strokes, learn new strokes or improve endurance levels, we have the classes for you!
There are three levels available in our Adult Learn to Swim Program:
This level is designed for people with little or no experience in the water and who want to improve confidence levels in and around the water. These classes will provide an understanding of the basic foundation skills required for water awareness, aquatic safety and swimming such as safe entries, submerging, floating, kicking and breathing.
This level is designed for people with some experience in the water, who would like to improve their confidence levels in and around the water and their swimming ability. These classes will provide an increased understanding of the basic skills required for water awareness, aquatic safety and swimming such as improved kicking technique, introduction to deep water, basic freestyle and backstroke technique and will enable swimmers to swim at least 12 meters of proficient freestyle, backstroke and survival strokes.
This intermediate level is designed for people with basic swimming and water safety proficiency who want to extend these skills. The classes provide tuition in stroke development, timing and breathing and include water safety skills such as treading water and further developing survival strokes. The outcome of this course is to be able to swim proficient freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and survival strokes for at least two laps.
This more advanced level will further extend participants swimming endurance levels and refine stroke technique and sculling to better ensure safety levels in a variety of different aquatic environments. The extended class time of 45 minutes works as a transition to the hour long Swim Fit classes.
Free Practice Swimming
All customers are entitled to free practice swimming once the term fees have been paid in full. This includes term holidays if the fees for the forthcoming term have been paid in full.