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Learn To Swim

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Croydon Tennis Centre and Fun Fitness offers AUSTswim learn to swim programs for all levels and ages.  We can start children from as young as 4 months through to adult classes, private lessons are available upon request, for those who have never really mastered water confidence. 

Our AUSTswim learn to swim programs, in conjunction with all of our other tennis, fitness, dance & acrobatic programs will open up wonderful opportunities for healthy fun, personal achievement and independence for your family, in a safe, friendly, family oriented environment at Croydon Tennis Centre.

Our AUSTswim learn to swim class terms coincide with the school terms and our tennis terms which are based on a 10 week/$185 per term. All classes are 30 minutes in duration.

Our AUSTswim learn to swim program operates seven (7) days a week and we offer quality structured swimming programmes designed to develop confidence, skill level and water safety for all students.

All instructors are AUSTswim and/or Swim Australia qualified. Croydon Tennis Centre and Fun Fitness are registered with AUSTswim and Swim Australia.  Lessons are conducted in our enclosed heated (to 32 degrees celcius) saltwater indoor pool where we provide a safe, healthy and fun environment to enable our students to improve their skills.

Our learn to swim programs are graded according to skill level through assessment.


Term 4 - 9th October to 17th December 2017 - BOOK NOW or call 9747 4259

Infant Aquatics

Blue Tongue (3-9 mths) - Parent and child are introduced to water familiarisation and water safety.  The parent and child will be guided by a teacher in how to hold their child in the water, submersion techniques, floating, kicking and paddling skills.  Groups of 8.

Water Dragon (9-18 mths) - Parent and child will focus on improving their water familiarisation and water safety skills.  Lessons will focus on the skill development of kicking, paddling, floating and submersions with the aim of being able to move short distances through the water, unaided. Groups of 8.

Tadpole - Young children are introduced to water awareness and familiarisation, this is achieved through water play. Little ones will learn to float, submersion & movement through the water. This is a no parent class. Groups of 4.

Little Turtles - Children are introduced to water safety and primary water skills. Through water play & repetition, little ones will learn floating and submersion. This is a non-parent class. Groups of 4.


Turtles - This class is a transition class between water familiarisation and learn to swim. Turtles will be introduced to basic skills needed for swimming: floating, kicking, and submersion. Groups of 4.



Toddler Aquatics

Penguin:- Children will develop the confidence, independence and mobility to swim short distances. Children are introduced to blowing bubbles, kicking, submersion and water mobility. Groups of 4. 


Jelly Fish - The aim is to develop confidence, mobility and independence in the water. Children are introduced to basic water skills needed for swimming: floating, kicking, blowing bubbles and submerging. Groups of 4.


Octopus - This is a transition level, with the aim being to continue developing the confidence in independent swimming through the introduction of basic freestyle and backstroke skills. Groups of 4.


Starfish - A class designed to develop early freestyle, early backstroke through floating on back, torpedo arms through to the start of big arms. Starfish will learn basic water skills: floating, kicking, submersion and water mobility. Groups of 4.


School Age

Seahorse - Advanced beginners where children learn the fundamentals of full freestyle and full backstroke with a goal of swimming 2 – 4 laps. Groups of 6.


Seals - Children learn the correct technique for freestyle breathing, backstroke, the introduction of early breaststroke kick with torpedo arms and some deep water skills. At this level, Seals will be expected to swim 6 -8 laps of freestyle and backstroke. Groups of 6.


Dolphins - The introduction of dolphin kick technique to early butterfly, with a progression towards swimming 25m of each with good technique.  Aimed at further developing full freestyle with correct technique for bilateral breathing, full backstroke and full breaststroke technique. Groups of 6.

Marlin – The introduction of the full butterfly with sound technique.  There is also further development of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke techniques.  There is 2 streams in this level:  Steam 1 is working towards swimming 50M of each stroke.  Stream 2 is working towards swimming 100M of each stroke, with a heavy technical focus, diving and tumble turns. Groups of 8.

For you, it ensures peace of mind, knowing that they are safe in the water.


  • We welcome swimmers of all levels and ages
  • Lessons are conducted in our indoor heated pool
  • Learn to swim year round at convenient times Mon-Sun
  • The Swim School is Austswim registered and Swim Australia certified
  • The program is Multi-level with small, graded groups
  • Certificates of achievement are awarded to students each term
  • Our computer booking system tracks your child's progress and achievement
  • All staff are AUSTWIM and/or Swim Australia qualified

Adult Classes

Adult Learn to Swim- Classes have been designed for adults with no swimming ability and would like to improve their stroke.

Adult Stroke Development - These classes are for adults who have some swimming ability and would like to improve their technique.

Private & Special Needs - One to one instruction for any age and any ability is available, suiting those people who desire extra attention.


Swimming Timetable

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday  
  1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2  
8:00am                     Turtles Penguin   Tadpole 8:00am
8:30am                       Turtles Little Turtle   Penguin 8:30am
9:00am Tadpole   Tadpole   Blue Tongue   Tadpole Starfish   Tadpole Little Turtle   Seahorse Turtles   Little Turtle 9:00am
9:30am Jellyfish Jellyfish Little Turtle   Octopus   Starfish Water Dragon   Penguin Penguin Blue Tongue Water Dragon 9:30am
10:00am Little Turtle Penguin Turtles   Turtles Turtles   Turtles Little Turtle   Octopus Turtles   Turtles Jellyfish   Starfish   Seahorse   Turtles 10:00am
10:30am Penguin Turtles Starfish   Starfish   Penguin Turtles   Turtles Jellyfish   Jellyfish   Turtles   Seals   Starfish 10:30am
11:00am Turtles Octopus Penguin Penguin Penguin Octopus Jellyfish Penguin Little Turtle * Turtles Tadpole Jellyfish   11.00 Adults (45min) 11:00am
11:30am   Little Turtle Jellyfish Jellyfish Tadpole 11.30 Adult   11.30 Adult     Blue Tongue   Octopus Turtles Octopus 11.45 Adults (45min) 11:30am
12:00pm   12.00 Adult   (45mins)   12.00 Adult   (45mins)         Octopus 12.00 Adult   (45mins) Seahorse   Little Turtle Little Turtle 12:00pm
12:30pm                 Starfish   Starfish   Jellyfish Penguin Tadpole 12:30pm
1:00pm                        1.15 Adults  (45min)     1:00pm
1:30pm                       Starfish Turtles 1:30pm
2:00pm                         Seahorse Jellyfish 2:00pm
2:30pm                     Little Turtle Turtles Adults SC 2.30   Penguin 2:30pm
3:00pm                     Octopus Starfish Octopus 3:00pm
3:30pm Jellyfish Penguin Octopus Turtles Jellyfish  Turtles Penguin Turtles   Little Turtle Octopus Turtles Dolphin 3.15 Adults (45mins) Dolphin 3:30pm
4:00pm Starfish   Turtles Starfish   Penguin Starfish  Seahorse   Octopus Starfish   Jellyfish  Turtles         4:00pm
4:30pm Seahorse   Octopus   Jellyfish Seahorse  Jellyfish   Seahorse   Jellyfish   Dolphin   Penguin         4:30pm
5:00pm Seals   Seahorse Seahorse   Starfish Dolphin     Seals     Seals Jellyfish         5:00pm
5:30pm  Jellyfish Dolphin   Seals       Dolphin  Turtle Octopus         5:30pm
6:00pm Marlin   Turtles Dolphin       Seahorse Seahorse           6:00pm
6:30pm     7pm Adults (45mins)     6.30 Adults (45mins)           6:30pm
7:00pm 7pm Adults (45mins)   7pm Adults (45mins)    7pm Adults (45mins)               7:00pm
7:30pm     7.45 Adults (45mins)                       7:30pm