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Swim Academy


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 1 Bookings Now Open
Monday 31 January – Friday 8 April 2022 | 10 Weeks

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Book With Peace Of Mind

If the Thredbo Leisure Centre is unable to open due to the COVID-19 restrictions, rest assured your program fee is covered by Thredbo’s flexible COVID-19 Cancellation Policy. Click here for more details.

Term 1 Schedule

Active Kids and First Laps Vouchers can be used for fully paid term programs – Full term payment due prior to first lesson

31 Jan – 8 Apr, 2022 Mon Tue Wed Thu
Learn To Swim
(Preschool)*

Morning

Morning
Learn To Swim
(School Age)*

After School

After School

After School

After School
Swim Transition Squad
After School

After School

After School

After School
Swim Junior & Senior Squad
After School

After School

After School

After School
*Suggested age group timings. Preschool & School Age students can be accommodated in most Learn To Swim time slots on enquiry.

Learn to Swim

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Learn To Swim

Give your child a skill for life with our Learn to Swim Program. The Learn to Swim program is separated into clear progression levels that focus on building basic water safety skills, water confidence and stroke development with morning sessions for pre-school aged children and afternoon sessions for school aged children.

Term 1 Program Pricing:

  • $20 | Single Lesson (30 min)*
  • $169 | 1 Lesson per week
  • $299 | 2 Lessons per week

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

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Babies Water Familiarisation Class

This class is the perfect way to introduce your child to the water for the first time. Our qualified instructor will assist parents on ways to hold your child in an aquatic environment and progress through interesting and exciting activities that will accelerate your child’s learning.

When: Thursdays at 11am
Price: $13 per class (no term product available)
Recommended Equipment: Swimwear, waterproof nappy (required) and goggles

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Private Lessons | Adult & Child

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

Price: $35 per half an hour
Recommended Equipment: Swimwear, cap, goggles and any technical equipment as discussed

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Swim Squad

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Overview & Pricing

Take swimming to the next level with our Swim Squad Programs! Swim Squad is broken into three levels and is perfect for children who want to focus on racing techniques, diving, turns and intensive stroke correction.

Term 1 Pricing:

  • $17 | Single Lesson*
  • $129 | 1 Lesson per week
  • $219 | 2 Lessons per week
  • $279 | 3+ Lessons per week

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

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Transition Squad

Transition squad is designed for swimmers who have graduated from the Learn to Swim program, easing the children across to the 50m pool and into a squad program. The main focus is on stroke correction and fine-tuning technique to continue progression and develop children into strong swimmers.

When: Mon – Thurs
Time | 30min Session: 4:30pm

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Junior Squad

Junior Squad is 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.

When: Mon – Thurs
Time | 60min Session: 5pm

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Senior Squad

Senior Squad is our highest level and is for swimmers who demonstrate sound technique in all four strokes and understand the fundamentals of squad training. All members must be motivated and able to work independently.

When: Mon – Thurs
Time | 60min Session: 5pm

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FAQs

  • Arrive on time & ready to swim – change room facilities are limited, we recommend arriving with your child ready to swim and dressed in their swim gear.
  • Check in – please ensure you scan the QR code to check in at Reception every visit and show staff that you have checked in using the Service NSW app for you and your child.
  • 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 Learn To Swim 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.

To enable the Thredbo Leisure Centre to open this season a revised operating model is in place. For entry requirements at the Thredbo Leisure centre, click here.

  • 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.
  • Seating has been positioned around the centre to adhere to social distancing requirements. We ask that parents and guests avoid moving seating where possible.

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

  • Book yourself in for a 50 minute pool or gym session at the same time.
  • Walk or bike ride around the Pipeline Track that takes you around the snowmaking pond near the Thredbo Leisure Centre
  • Check the opening hours of the restaurants and cafes in Thredbo Village

Under current regulations we can have a maximum of 20 participants per class or group for lessons/squad/training activities within an indoor recreation facility. We have implemented these regulations for our squad program, which enables us to minimise the number of children in each lane and allow for an increased ability to maintain social distancing.

Under the current Health Order all individuals who are 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated to attend a pool, while individuals who are under the age of 16 years may attend if not vaccinated, as long as the accompanying adult is fully vaccinated.

It is currently a requirement that any person who is over 12 years of age must wear a fitted face mask while in any indoor area, which includes our reception and pool surrounds. We ask that all parents wear an appropriate face mask while supervising their child and watching the lesson.

In line with the NSW Public Health Order to ensure the highest level of safety for Learn to Swim attendees our instructors in the water will not be wearing a face mask. This is to ensure that your child can clearly hear and understand any direction provided during the lesson and, once leaving the water, these instructors will resume wearing a face mask as soon as possible. All Swim coaches on the edge of the pool will be wearing a face mask during the session, however they may also be required to remove the mask to ensure that your child can clearly hear their directions and pass on relevant information.

If a student, parent or a staff member has tested positive and has been at our swim centre while infected, we will be notified by the NSW Health Department and we will follow their guidelines regarding the next steps that our organisation will take.

We will ensure that all children in our Squad and Learn to Swim programs are distancing where possible. However, to ensure a safe swimming environment our instructors will not be required to distance from your child and will still be able to hold, support and correct your child as they are learning.

Yes, all change room facilities are still open, however we are restricted in the capacity for these areas. Occasionally, there may be a delay in gaining access, so we do recommend that you arrive ready to enter the water and leave as soon as possible after each lesson.

In line with the current Government Guidelines we are restricted in what pool facilities we can offer. Currently fully vaccinated adults or unvaccinated people under 16 years of age are only able to access our indoor pool facilities for swimming lessons, squad training, lap swimming and rehabilitation activities. We will therefore require your child to remain out of the water until the commencement of their program and they will be asked to exit the water upon completing the session. We request that all parents assist in implementing these processes and assist in keeping your child out of the water prior to and after their session.

Questions?

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

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