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Swim Academy


Term 1 Enrolments Are Now Open!

Make a splash! Thredbo Leisure Centre’s Swim Academy Programs are designed to give your child the skills to swim to their full potential in a fun and safe environment.

From beginners right through to elite swim squad members, our school term programs focus on optimum progression and help develop confidence, fitness, water safety, teamwork and technique. Programs are available for all levels of ability and have set lesson plans run by our experienced in-house coaches.

Term programs must be paid in full prior to commencement of the first lesson.

Term 1 Schedule

5 February – 13 April, 2024 Mon Tue Wed
Learn To Swim
After School

After School

After School
Transition Squad
After School

After School

After School
Junior & Senior Squad
After School

After School

After School

Learn to Swim

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Learn To Swim

A program designed for all Learn to Swim levels, from your child’s first introduction to the water to the development of their stroke and water confidence. Our fully qualified swim instructors will assist your child through their swimming development to advanced water skills.

Recommended Equipment: Swimwear, cap and goggles
Learn To Swim Levels: Click here for more information on Learn To Swim levels and achievement goals

1/2 Hour Sessions Price
1 Session $22
1 Session x Per Week – Per Term $199
2 Sessions x Per Week – Per Term $319

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Private Lessons | Adult & Child

Maximise you or your child’s swimming with our dedicated one on one private swim lessons. This 30-minute private session with one of our qualified instructors is about accelerating you or your child’s swimming progression.

Recommended Equipment: Swimwear, cap, goggles and any technical equipment as discussed

1/2 Hour Sessions Price
1 Session $49

Bookings: Email leisurecentre@evt.com or call 02 6459 4138 to enquire

Swim Squad

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Overview

The perfect program for children who want to focus on racing techniques, diving, turns and intensive stroke correction. Three squad levels allow all participants to gain the most out of every session.

Recommended Equipment: Swimwear, cap and goggles plus snorkel, elite pullbouy, tech paddle and fins.

Sessions Price
1 Session $17
1 Session x Per Week – Per Term $149
2 Sessions x Per Week – Per Term $249
3 Sessions x Per Week – Per Term $309

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Transition Squad

Transition Squad is designed for swimmers who have graduated from the LTS program to continue their swimming progression as they move into the squad program. A focus is kept on stroke correction and the fine-tuning of their technique to continue their stroke development. This is the entry-level to Thredbo Swim Academy’s squad program.

Goals: 

  • To improve stroke technique in Freestyle and Backstroke using various stroke development drills/skills over short distances.
  • Introduce and develop stroke technique in Breaststroke and Butterfly using various coaching techniques.
  • Improve swimmers endurance and introduce speed.
  • Introduction to dive starts & racing techniques, such as finishes and turns.
  • Learn lane etiquette and introduction to the use of the pace clock.

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Junior Squad

This squad is designed for swimmers who have learnt the basics of squad training and the basic drill movements in all four strokes. There will be a greater focus on developing swimming fitness through repeat/high-intensity sets.

Goals: 

  • Improve co-ordination; refine technique and gross movements in all four competitive strokes.
  • Develop swimming stamina through endurance and speed swim sets.
  • Advance the use of the pace clock and begin to swim to set repeat times through the use of the pace clock.
  • Improve competitive racing skills; focus on freestyle turns and racing dives.

 

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Senior Squad

This squad is designed for squad swimmers who demonstrate a sound technique in all four strokes and understand the fundamentals of squad training. All squad members must demonstrate motivation and the ability to work independently. This is the perfect program for teenagers to participate in a social group focusing on improving fitness levels for school/club swimming or other sports.

Goals:

  • Demonstrate/develop a strong technique in all four strokes.
  • Increase endurance and speed using variety of training sets.
  • Refine/improve racing techniques.
  • Independently use pace clock and whiteboard to train repeat sets and complete session.

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FAQs

  • Arrive on time & ready to swim – we recommend arriving with your child ready to swim and dressed in their swim gear.
  • Check In – Please ensure you check in with our Reception Staff upon arrival to get your child’s attendance marked off.
  • Recreational Swimming – we ask that your child does not enter the water prior to their session, so that they are ready and organised at the start of their Squad or LTS lesson.
  • We ask that you do not attend your session if your child or anyone in your immediate family is feeling unwell or displaying cold/flu symptoms.
  • Parents or guardians are advised to be present prior to, during and after their child’s lesson.
  • For parents of older children in our Squad programs you can wait off premises during the session, however we recommend you check the pick-up time.

Here are some nearby activities that can be done in less than an hour:

  • Book yourself in for a pool or gym session at the same time.
  • Walk or ride around the Pipeline Track that takes you around the snowmaking pond near Thredbo Leisure Centre
  • Check the opening hours of the restaurants and cafes in Thredbo Village
  • Prior to your child’s swim lesson – we ask that they do not enter the water, so that they are organised and ready for the start of their Learn to Swim or Squad session.
  • After their session – your child will be able to continue using our pool facilities, however, we ask that they listen to our staff/instructor’s direction to avoid disrupting our programs on offer.

Questions?

For any enquiries please email us at leisurecentre@evt.com

Thredbo sits on the traditional land of the Monero – Ngarigo people who have looked after this land, water and community for over 60,000 years. We thank them for all they have done and continue to do to look after their country, a special place which we all love and respect.

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