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Book Online

The easiest and quickest way to book swimming lessons is online.

Step 1 - Class Self Assessment - Find out which class to book into
Step 2 - Browse Timetable - Find a suitable day and time
Step 3 - Register to Book - Create an online account (or login if account already exists)
Step 4 - Book the Class & Checkout - Once the online account is completed, you are directed to the 'Customer Portal', login and you'll automatically be directed to Classes>Browse Classes to book your desired class

Need Help? Online Booking Guide

Step 1 – Class Self Assessment

This short questionnaire is designed to help you find the best suited swim lesson class to enrol into - responses are not recorded/collected.

What age bracket is the student?

Babies / Toddler Classes

Babies/Toddler Classes use songs, games and activities to teach a variety of skills including entry, floating, breathing and movement. With the parent/carer and child in the water together, the focus is on water familiarization, exploration and safety skills.

Swim lesson class placement for children under the age of 3 is based on age.

How old is your child?

Preschool Classes

Preschool Classes focus on water confidence and basic foundation skills in swimming, survival and water safety. It guides children through fun activities, gradually building upon their breathing, floating and movement skills, while encouraging independence.

Has your child had prior swimming lessons?

Preschool Classes

Is your child willing to put their eyes/face in the water, jump into the pool and return to the side wall without assistance?

Preschool Classes

Can your child do a 5m torpedo / independently swim without assistance?

Preschool Classes

Can your child swim freestyle and backstroke arms for 5m?

School Age Classes

School Age Classes teach a range of skills and knowledge to develop swimming, water safety, survival and basic rescue skills that can save lives. Focusing on stroke development, it promotes a healthy respect for the aquatic environment and is a solid foundation for a range of aquatic recreation, fitness and sporting activities.

Has your child had prior swimming lessons?

School Age Classes

Can your child go underwater, independently float on their back and do a 5m torpedo?

School Age Classes

Can your child swim 5m basic freestyle including breathing and swim 5m basic backstroke?

School Age Classes

Can your child swim correct freestyle with side breathing for 12m, correct backstroke for 12m, do basic frog kick (breaststroke kick) and confident in deep water?

School Age Classes

Can your child swim competent freestyle (25m), backstroke (25m) and breaststroke (12m)?

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Starfish (Valleys)

Starfish (Valleys)
  • Parent in water with child
  • Introduction to submersion activities
  • Reaching & grasping for safety
  • Buoyancy & floatation activities
  • Blowing bubbles on surface
  • Socialising with group activities

* Subject to availability. If not offered at your local Y, please book into Periwinkle.

Age Range
6 months - 1 year
Class Size
Up to 8

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Periwinkle (Valleys)

Periwinkle (Valleys)
  • Parent in water with child
  • Aided movement in water
  • Aided jump and return to edge
  • Supported front and back float
  • Safe entry on request
  • Blow bubbles with face in the water
  • Reaching and grasping for safety
Age Range
1 - 2 years
Class Size
Up to 8

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Minnow

Minnow
  • Parent in water with child
  • Independently jump and return to edge
  • Paddle and kick
  • Kicking on front and back
  • Reaching and grasping for safety
  • Independent submersion with bubbles
  • Unaided floating
Age Range
2+ years
Class Size
Up to 8

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Tadpole (Valleys)

Tadpole (Valleys)
  • Aided jump and return to edge
  • Aided float on front and back
  • Torpedo for 3m
  • Aided kicking on front and back
  • Extended arm paddle
  • Independent submersion with bubbles
  • Various water safety activities
Age Range
3+ years
Class Size
Up to 4

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Goldfish (Valleys)

Goldfish (Valleys)
  • Independent float on front and back
  • Jump entry and return to edge
  • Kick on back and front for 5m
  • Freestyle and Backstroke arms for 5m
  • Introduction to breaststroke kick
  • Recover an object from chest depth water
  • Various water safety activities
Age Range
3+ years
Class Size
Up to 4

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Flying Fish

Flying Fish
  • Perform a mushroom float
  • Step in entry and recover
  • Freestyle and backstroke for 10m
  • Introduction to breaststroke arms
  • Breaststroke kick with an aid for 5m
  • Duck dive, swim underwater for 1m-3m and recover an object
  • Various water safety activities
Age Range
3+ years
Class Size
Up to 5

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Octopus (Valleys)

Octopus (Valleys)
  • Jump entry & return to edge
  • Independent front and back float
  • Torpedo for 3m
  • Paddle & kick for 5m
  • Introduction to Freestyle and Backstroke arms
  • Kicking on back unaided for 3m
  • Various water safety activities
Age Range
5+ years
Class Size
Up to 4

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Sardine (Valleys)

Sardine (Valleys)
  • Jump entry into deep water & recover
  • Seated Dive
  • Freestyle and Backstroke for 5m
  • Kicking on front with an aid & side breathing for 10m
  • Introduction to breaststroke kick
  • Various water safety activities
  • Mushroom float
Age Range
5+ years
Class Size
Up to 4

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Salmon (Valleys)

Salmon (Valleys)
  • Step in entry & recover
  • Kneeling Dive
  • Freestyle and Backstroke for 12m
  • Breaststroke kick and Survival Backstroke with an aid for 5m
  • Duck dive, swim for 3m under water & recover an object
  • Various water safety activities
Age Range
5+ years
Class Size
Up to 5

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Tuna

Tuna
  • Stride in entry and Crouch dive
  • Freestyle and Backstroke for 25m
  • Breaststroke kick with breathing for 12m
  • Introduction to breaststroke arms
  • Introduction to dolphin kick
  • Perform a forwards somersault
  • Various water safety activities
Age Range
5+ years
Class Size
Up to 7

Based on your responses, we recommend:

Dolphin

Dolphin
  • Shallow dive
  • Freestyle and Backstroke for 50m
  • Breaststroke for 25m
  • Introduction to butterfly arms
  • Dolphin kick and Sidestroke kick for 12m
  • Perform a tumble turn
  • Various water safety activities
Age Range
5+ years
Class Size
Up to 7