- Learning how to float on font and back and being able to stand from a floating position
- Developing kicking skills on both front and back
- Forward movement through the water with eyes in, blowing bubbles
Aqualink Nunawading, Fraser Place, Forest Hill, VIC – 3131
Tintern Grammar Cnr of Loma and Morinda Streets, East Ringwood, VIC – 3135
Mt. Scopus Memorial College, 87 Station Street, Burwood VIC – 3125
Wesley College, 620 High Street Road, Glen Waverley, VIC – 3150
The cost of kids’ swimming lessons can vary significantly based on several factors. These include the location of the swimming facility, whether it’s a private or group lesson. Some programs offer package deals for multiple lessons, which may provide a discount compared to single-lesson pricing. Please contact us for more information.
The recommended age for starting swimming lessons can vary, but many experts suggest beginning as early as possible, from the age of 4 months onwards. Early exposure to water helps children become comfortable in aquatic environments. It can be crucial for developing water safety skills. However, every child is different, and it’s essential to consider their readiness for swimming classes.
By the age of 7, it is generally beneficial for a child to have basic swimming skills, especially for safety reasons. Knowing how to swim can be a life-saving skill, and early training can provide a foundation for more advanced swimming techniques. However, it’s important to note that children develop at different rates, and some may take longer to become comfortable in the water. Therefore, if a 7-year-old is not yet able to swim, it’s never too late to start swimming classes.
The frequency of swimming classes often depends on the child’s skill level, the program’s structure, and family schedule. For beginners, at least once a week is recommended to build basic skills and comfort in the water. As the child progresses and aims for more advanced skills, increasing the frequency to two or more times a week can be beneficial. Consistent practice is key to mastering swimming and improving water safety skills.
The decision to stop swimming classes can depend on various factors, including the child’s competency in the water and the goals of the swimming classes. Some children may stop after achieving basic water safety skills, while others continue to refine their techniques or engage in competitive swimming. It’s essential to assess your child’s abilities and comfort level in the water. If they can swim independently and understand essential water safety rules, you might stop swimming lessons, although periodic refresher courses are recommended.