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Sweeney's Swim Centre (Altona)




Sweeney's Swim School is a learn to swim pool for children from 6 months to teenagers.
History

Swimming Level/Classes
Level 1 TADPOLES (Children from 6 months to 4 years)
Two instructors initiate and oversee given drills. Class sizes are no greater than 10 children for these half hour sessions. The teaching aims for these classes are to develop water confidence and water survival skills in a fun, encouraging and safe environment.

Level 2 FISHES (Pre-school/school age children)
No more than four children are with an instructor for these sessions. All these lessons are for a period of 30 minutes. The teachers aims for these classes are to further develop water confidence and water survival skills together with an introduction to basic swimming strokes ie: freestyle and backstroke.

Level 3 DOLPHINS
At this level the children are introduced to a structured lesson plan which enables them to progess at their own rate. Correct kicking techniques are taught together with correct body position, breathing and arm strokes. Breaststroke is introduced at this level in addition to freestyle and backstroke. Advanced survival techniques and strategies are also taught at this level. All this is done in a fun stimulating and save environment. The maximum number of children for each session in this group is 5 or 6.

Level 4 SHARKS
Once children can swim confidently ar least 25 metres in freestyle, backstroke and breastroke and display an awareness of a variety of survival techniques they are ready to progress to Level 4. At this level a greater emphasis is placed on stroke technique. The butterfly stroke is also introduced advanced swimming skills such as racing dives and tumble turns are introduced. Squad Training.

Squad Training
Squad members practise all four swimming strokes, swimming greater distances and building up their aerobic capacity.

Water Aerobics
These sessions allow participants to work at their own and is non competitive.

Opening Hours:


Level 1 TADPOLES (Children from 6 months to 4 years) - These classes are conducted between 9.00am and 12 noon on Tuesday and Thursday and on Saturdays from 11.00am to 12 noon. Parents are required to be in the water with their child for these lessons.

Level 2 FISHES (Pre-school/school age children) - Pre-school age classes are conducted on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9.00am to 12 noon. Pre-school and school age classes are conducted from 4.00pm to 6.30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Parents are not required to be in the water for these classes.

Squad Training - Squad Training is conducted on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6.30-7.30pm. A different squad trains each night depending on age/ability.

Water Aerobics - Water aerobic sessions are conducted twice per week, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7.15-8.00pm.

Cost:


All Swimming lessons are for a duration of 30 minutes and cost $15.00.
Water Aerobics - The cost per session is $8.00.

Review:


Yet to be reviewed.

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Address | Contact


116 Pier St,  Altona 3018, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (03) 9398 1150 (BH) / 03 9369 5096 (AH) / 0401 546
Map: 54 Ref: H10

Web Links


Link www.sweeneysschoolofswimming.com.au



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