Learn to Swim Over 5’s | City of Fremantle

Learn to Swim Over 5’s

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For children ages 5 years+: Build confidence and develop strong technique across all strokes in our 8 Over 5’s levels. Children will progress through the levels at their own pace.

This program runs in line with school terms and students are assessed on a regular basis, moving up a level when they are ready, at any point during the term.

Over 5’s lessons are taught in both the indoor 25m pool and the outdoor 50m pool with lessons running for 30 minutes. Class sizes range from 4 – 8 students, to one instructor.

Cost

$16.05 - $16.90 per week.

Fortnightly Direct Debit payment.

 View our new 2021 swim programs calendar here.

Classes and skills

Classes run every weekday afternoon and Saturday/Sunday mornings during school terms. New students to the program must book in for a free assessment to find the suitable level.

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Our levels

1. Bluebottles

Students in our beginner level learn to enter and exit the water safely and are taught the fundamentals of breath control and body positioning.

Class duration: 30 minutes
Maximum students: 4

2. Minnows

Propulsion is taught on the students front and back with flutter kicking. Freestyle arms and breaststroke kick on backs are introduced

Class duration: 30 minutes
Maximum students: 4

3. Snappers

Freestyle breathing and propulsive breaststroke kick on students back are taught. Backstroke arms are introduced and safety activities are completed in deep water.

Class duration: 30 minutes
Maximum students: 5

4. Otters

Students in Otters will start swimming freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke kick over longer distances. Dolphin kick and survival backstroke are introduced.

Class duration: 30 minutes
Maximum students: 5

5. Turtles

Breaststroke, Freestyle and Backstroke are further developed in this intermediate level. Endurance is built on.

Class duration: 30 minutes
Maximum students: 6

6. Marlins

Efficient breaststroke is further developed, freestyle and backstroke are extended to a 25m swim. Sidestroke is introduced.

Class duration: 30 minutes
Maximum students: 6

7. Piranhas

Competitive skills are introduced and distances for all strokes are increased. Diving and treading water are taught in the 50m pool.

Class duration: 30 minutes
Maximum students: 8

8. Mantarays

This advanced level is taught in the 50m pool. 7 Safe water entries are developed in deep water, all strokes are perfected over longer distances, including sidestroke.

Class duration: 30 minutes
Maximum students: 8

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