Learn To Swim

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Funfitness Swim School located at Croydon Tennis Centre offers AUSTswim and Swim Australia approved learn to swim programs for all levels and ages.  Classes start children from as young as 4 months of age through to adults.  For those who have never really mastered water confidence, we also offer one on one private lessons.

Our AUSTswim/Swim Australia approved learn to swim programs, in conjunction with all of our other tennis, fitness and vacation care 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/Swim Australia approved learn to swim terms coincide with the school terms and tennis terms, and are based on a 10 week/$185 per term.  All classes are 30 minutes in duration.

Our AUSTswim/Swim Australia approved learn to swim programs operate seven (7) days a week and we offer quality structured swimming programs designed to develop confidence, skill level and water safety for all students.

All instructors are AUSTswim and/or Swim Australia qualified. Funfitness is registered with AUSTswim and Swim Australia. Lessons are conducted in our fully enclosed mineral saltwater indoor pool heated to 32 degrees celcius 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.

Be sure to check with your health fund about claiming back a portion of the cost of your learn to swim lessons.  For more information CLICK HERE.

Term 1 - BOOK NOW or call 9747 4259 (29 Jan to 15th Apr 2018)

Infant Aquatics

Blue Tongue (4-9 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 5.


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 5.


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 5.

Marlin:- –  The introduction of the full butterfly with sound technique.  There is also further development of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke techniques.  There are 2 streams in this level:  Stream 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.

For you, it ensures peace of mind, knowing that they are safe in the water. Groups of 6.


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.



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8:00am                     Penguin Turtles Pvt Tadpole 8:00am
8:30am                     Pvt Tadpole Little Turtle   Penguin 8:30am
9:00am Little Turtle     Tadpole     Tadpole     Tadpole    Tadpole    Little Turtle   Turtles Turtles   Little Turtle 9:00am
9:30am Turtles     Little Turtle      Pvt   Turtle     Penguin   Blue Tongue Little Turtle Turtles Water Dragon 9:30am
10:00am Jellyfish   Turtles     Turtles     Pvt Turtles   Water Dragon   Starfish   Seahorse   Turtles 10:00am
10:30am Turtles    Pvt   Pvt   Water Dragon     Jellyfish    Pvt Turtles   Seals   Little Turtles 10:30am
11:00am              Pvt   Little Turtles    Tadpole Jellyfish   Starfish    11:00am
11:30am              Pvt   12pm Adults (45mins)   Jelllyfish   Jellyfish Tadpole 11:30am
12:00pm             Pvt       Octopus  Turtle Seahorse   12.00 Adults (45min) 12:00pm
12:30pm                     Seahorse Little Turtles Pvt 12:30pm
1:00pm                     Turtles   Seahorse  1.00 Adults (45min) 12.45 Adults (45min) 1:00pm
1:30pm                     Penguin Starfish Pvt 1:30pm
2:00pm                     Turtle Pvt     2:00pm
2:30pm                     2.30 Adults (45min)       2:30pm
3:00pm                 Pvt   3.15 Adults (45min)       3:00pm
3:30pm Pvt Pvt  Pvt Pvt  Seahorse   Penguin   Starfish           3:30pm
4:00pm Starfish   Turtles Seahorse     Turtles    Starfish    Turtles   Starfish Jellyfish           4:00pm
4:30pm Seahorse   Octopus Octopus  Jellyfish   Seahorse   Seahorse   Jellyfish   Dolphin             4:30pm
5:00pm Seals   Jellyfish Seahorse     Starfish  Dolpins     Seals   Octopus Seals             5:00pm
5:30pm Pvt  Starfish Jellyfish Seals  Pvt   Penguin Dolphin   Pvt           5:30pm
6:00pm Marlin   Turtles


Pvt       Pvt            6:00pm
6:30pm   Little Turtles Jnr Turtles   Jnr Turtles   Pvt           6:30pm
7:00pm 7pm Adults (45mins)   7pm Adults (45mins)   7pm Adults (45mins)    7pm Adults (45mins)   7pm Adults (45mins)           7:00pm

7pm Adults (45mins)

  7.45 Adults (45mins)           7.45 Adults (45mins)           7:30pm