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Healthways Recreation Centre (Mont Albert North)

Programs include:

Aqua exercise
Aqua exercise is fast becoming a popular alternative form of exercise, having significant benefits for people of all ages and ability.

Swim Lessons
Our swim school provides classes that give students opportunities and learning experiences that are fun and positive:
  • Maximum of 4 students per class
  • Qualified & Experienced teachers
  • Make-up lessons if you miss a class
  • Survival week every term
  • Swim & Survive log-book levels
  • Each term children who attend all their swimming lessons go into a draw to win a push bike
  • We also encourage parents to stay and watch their children learn to swim as there are NO Spectator Fees.
All classes are held in Healthways’ 0.9-1.2m deep, 18m long, heated indoor pool and are supervised by Austswim qualified instructors. All classes (except squad classes) are half an hour long and our small class sizes allow more individual attention to your child.

Aqua Bubs - Ducklings (Age: 6mths - 12mths) and Aqua Tots - Seal Pups (Age: 1yr - 3yrs)
These programs aim to familiarise children with the water, encourage water confidence and introduce independent skills. Parents assist their children in water activities, and progress together through four skill levels. Nursery Rhymes and a large variety of toys are used to engage the children and assist their mental and physical development.

3yrs – 5yrs Swim Lessons
Pre School Program
This program develops greater water confidence and teaches children water skills in four stages - beginner, confident, intermediate and advanced. Beginner classes introduce students to the water, while progression through the program results in advanced classes developing basic stroke technique. Depending on their age and skill level, children are engaged using equipment and/or toys. Most importantly, for every child we aim to make the water an enjoyable experience so they can’t wait to get to the pool for their lesson every week.

School age Swim Lessons
Swim & Survive Program
The Swim & Survive program is supported by the Royal Life Saving Society and all Australian states & territories. As the children progress from level 1 to level 4 they are taught attainable and challenging skills aimed at broadening their water independence, swimming experience, and stroke technique. Our classes develop skills in six main areas — entries & exits, underwater skills, stroke technique on front, stroke technique on back, survival skills, and endurance. During swim lessons the pool is entirely closed off to the public so teachers have the children’s full attention.

Squad Swim Lessons
Level 5 Squad
This program provides students with an introduction to squad environment, while not being intimidating for those children who don’t wish to pursue competitive swimming. It focuses on improving stroke technique and developing endurance and speed. Development squad also encourages social interaction between students.

Level 6 & 7 Squads
These programs focus on advanced stroke and survival skill development. Additionally, the students general health and fitness levels are constantly challenged. These programs provide a fun recreational environment for students who enjoy swimming, but do not want to pursue competitive training. Students over 12 years old can also participate in our Teen Gym program

Private Swim Lessons
Private classes provide adults or children with personal tuition. Whether you’re just starting out or you want extra help with your skills, private lessons give you all the attention you need. Lessons can be arranged one-to-one, or up to one(teacher)-to-four(students).

Birthday Pool Parties
Looking for something different to do for your children’s birthday party? Pool parties are great fun!! Children can be supervised by parents, or we can arrange instructors for you that take the children through fun games and activities according to their age and ability. Pool parties are available year-round as our pool is indoors and a warm 32C degrees.

Included in ALL Parties is:
  • Lots of fun
  • Pool Puzzle Card for each child
  • Pool entry
  • Party Invitations
  • Use of shower and change room facilities
Party Structure:
1 game parties run for 1.5hrs, such that:
10mins - Welcome and Rules
50mins - Party Games
10mins - Dry and Change
20mins - Food and Farewell.

Food Options:
Self catering - Organise your own food. Bring everything with you and take everything home with you at the end. A pie warmer, microwave & bar fridge/freezer are provided.
Catered Food - Sit back, relax and let us do everything for you, including:
  • Party pies & Sausage rolls
  • Pop top drink
  • Vienetta ice-cream cake
  • Bag of Lollies
  • Minimum age 5 years. Children younger than 5 are required to have parental assistance in the water.
  • Minimum of 10 persons.
  • 10 - 20 persons - Exclusive use of ½ pool.
  • 20+ persons - Exclusive use of whole pool.

Opening Hours:

Open 7 days a week across a broad range of times.
Pool Availability


Casual Pool Entry
Public Swimming Entry Costs


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3/11 Arcade Rd,  Mont Albert North 3129, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (03) 9890 0507
Map: 47 Ref: A6

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