Learn to Swim and Water Safety Program

The Learn to Swim and Water Safety Program at Monash Sport aims to familiarise participants with the aquatic environment and is designed to help participants to learn to love the water!

Our Learn to Swim and Water Safety classes are conducted by AUSTSWIM-qualified instructors. This program promotes water confidence through participation in a wide variety of aquatic activities and is suitable for participants of all ages including infants, pre-schoolers, school-aged children and adults.

The program at Monash Sport aims to extend learning outcomes in a safe aquatic environment. An essential part of our curriculum is to teach adults and children of any age to understand the dangers associated with water and more importantly how to be safe around the water.

Other learning outcomes are to increase the motor development, socialisation, water safety and stroke development opportunities for the participants attending our programs. All these skills not only assist in providing transferrable learning opportunities but also lead to confidence in learning to swim, a crucial life skill.

Learn to Swim Memberships

We offer great value Learn to Swim Memberships for our Adults, Children and Infants programs. All Learn to Swim membership payments are processed by fortnightly direct debit from a bank account or credit card. Payments are processed a fortnight in advance and are calculated on 40 lessons per annum and divided over 24 debit fortnights. There will be no debit in the first and last fortnight of the year.

Lesson Duration Fortnightly Fee 2 Lessons per Week
30 minutes $31.80 $47.70
45 minutes $33.60 $50.40
60 minutes $34.80 $52.20

Member Benefits

  • Complimentary access to the Doug Ellis Swimming Pool (excluding sauna/spa/steam) to the member during our standard operating hours.
  • One complimentary Holiday Intensive Swimming Program will be available per annum on completion of the 12-week minimum term.
  • 10% discount on merchandise
  • Up to 2 Family Swim Passes are available on application per term where lessons are missed.
  • Up to 2 weeks of credit are available on application per term where lessons are missed due to injury or illness and where a medical certificate is provided.

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  • 15% discount applies to the third participant when 3 or more family members are enrolled.
  • 5% discount applies to concession card holders (health care/pension cards with participants names on the card)
  • 15% discount applies to current Monash University students (current, valid Monash University student card must be sighted).

Contact us

The best way to contact us is via telephone on (03) 9905 4115. Plus you can connect with us on Facebook to keep up to date with all the latest offers and news from the Doug Ellis Swimming Pool!

Please see our full terms and conditions here.