St Kilda Swim School - South Pacific Health Clubs
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2018 term dates

TERM 1
Monday 29th Jan – Thursday 29th March (9 Week Term)

TERM 2
Monday 16th April – Sunday 1st July (11 Week Term)

TERM 3
Monday 16th July – Sunday 23rd September (10 Week Term)

TERM 4
Monday 8th October – Sunday 17th December (10 Week Term)

CLASSES

Whether you are a complete beginner wanting to build your confidence in the water, or an experienced swimmer wanting to improve your stroke, now is the time to call and enrol in one of the following classes:

  • Learn to Swim (Ages 3-16)
  • Aqua Babe Classes ( 6 – 36 months)
  • Adult Stroke Correction
  • Adult Beginners
  • Adult Intermediate
  • Intense Learn to swim holiday program

LEARN TO SWIM

Our Learn-to Swim program at our beach location in St Kilda offers one of the best aqua babe programs in the state.
Each Swim School term runs concurrent with the Victorian public school terms. Swimming lessons are run by qualified and caring instructors with duration of 30 minutes each week.
Overall lessons provide students with the opportunity to develop water safety and survival skills while enjoying the benefits of the natural sea salt waters.
The water is derived directly from the sea, then filtered and heated to a soothing temperature for lessons.

No Classes will run on the following 2018 Public Holiday dates
Queen’s Birthday — Monday June 11th
Melbourne Cup Day — Tuesday November 6th

AQUA BABES LEVEL GUIDE

Aqua babes are for children aged 6 months to 36 months, they are water familiarization classes which introduce the child and parent to the water through fun and games. These are some of the activities that students and parents will be introduced to by the instructor. Keep in mind that once the child turns 3 years they then go to Hermit Crab.

AQUA BABES 6-12 MONTHS

AQUA BABES 6-12 MONTHS

Parent/Guardian education
Safe entries for parents and child
Buoyancy
Exploration
Floating
Submersion
Socialization Songs / Games

AQUA BABES 12-24 MONTHS

AQUA BABES 12-24 MONTHS

Parent/Guardian education
Safe entries for parents and child
Jump into the water
Exit the water
Blow bubbles
Monkey crawling
Socialization Songs / Games
Submersion

AQUA BABES 24-36 MONTHS

AQUA BABES 24-36 MONTHS

Parent/Guardian education
Independent safe entries
Independent jump into the water
Two boards under each arm kicking on tummy
Independent exit the water
Blow bubbles
Independent monkey crawling
Floats on back looking up to roof
Kicking on back cuddling board w/ parent
Socialization Songs / Games
Submersion
After this child turns 3 years they move to hermit crab level

3 YEARS AND UP: LEARN TO SWIM LEVEL GUIDE

HERMIT CRAB - LEVEL 1

HERMIT CRAB - LEVEL 1

Must be 3 years of age for this level
Safe pool entry with instructor at the start of lesson
Aiming to Submerge Face and blow bubbles
Starfish back float aided by instructor
Doggy paddle with noodle
Front and Back kicking with board
Jumps from side of pool into instructors hands
Max of four students per class

To advance to Starfish level child needs to be able to get to side of pool with face in even if it is 1m away from wall plus all above

STARFISH - LEVEL 2

STARFISH - LEVEL 2

Front kicking with face in water and board
Unaided Float on back
Back Kicking with board
Dog paddle with noodle solo
Answer Basic Questions about water safety
Jump/Dive action in solo to instructor
Max of four students per class

To advance to Jellyfish needs to be able to kick on back without board for 5m plus all of above

JELLYFISH  - LEVEL 4

JELLYFISH - LEVEL 4

Torpedo
Aided attempt at Freestyle arms
Understanding of Breathing (Bubble & Breathe) 1/4 breathing
Unaided Back Kicking by self for 10M
Backstroke without board 10M
Introduction to Survival Backstroke with board (frog kick on back)
Jump in water at deep end and confidently swim to side
Max of four students per class

To advance to Octopus all the above must be completeddvance to Jellyfish needs to be able to kick on back without board for 5m plus all of above

OCTOPUS - LEVEL 4

OCTOPUS - LEVEL 4

Torpedo
Freestyle (proper bubbles arm and breathing) 10M
Backstroke 25M
Survival Backstroke Kick 10M
Dive proper technique at deep and swim 10M
Breaststroke arms with frog kick 10M
Recover object from water at deep end
Max of five students per class

To advance to Dolphin all the above must be completed

DOLPHIN - LEVEL 5

DOLPHIN - LEVEL 5

Freestyle with correct technique and increasing stamina 50M
Backstroke with correct technique and increasing stamina 25M
Sidestroke 50M
Breaststroke with correct technique and increasing stamina 25M
Sidestroke with correct technique and increasing stamina 25M
Recover object Bottom of pool including dives
Max of six students per class

To advance to Shark all the above must be completed
To advance to Dolphin all the above must be completed

SHARK - LEVEL 6

SHARK - LEVEL 6

Freestyle with correct technique and increasing stamina 50M
Backstroke with correct technique and increasing stamina 50M
Sidestroke with correct technique and increasing stamina 50M
Breaststroke with correct technique and increasing stamina 50M
Butterfly with correct technique and increasing stamina 50M
Recover objects at the bottom of deep including dives
Max of eight students per class

MARLIN SQUAD

MARLIN SQUAD

Freestyle correct technique 100m
Backstroke correct technique 100m
Breaststroke correct technique 100m
Butterfly correct technique 50m
Understanding of tumble turn
Max of eight students per class
Understanding of correct dive technique

Adult: Learn to Swim Program Level Guide

Adult lessons are aimed at developing water confidence, Stroke techniques and a higher standard
of fitness. Our programs offered are beginner, intermediate and stroke correction.

ADULT BEGINNER

ADULT BEGINNER

Safe pool entry and exits from steps and pool edge
Submerge face and blow bubbles
Flutter kick front and back
Gliding
Survival Skills
Introduction to deep water
Answer questions about water safety

ADULT INTERMEDIATE

ADULT INTERMEDIATE

Torpedo
Freestyle(bubble arm breathe arm introduction)
Unaided back flutter kick
Backstroke
Breaststroke
Answer questions about water safety

ADULT STROKE CORRECTION

ADULT STROKE CORRECTION

Freestyle with correct technique and increased endurance
Backstroke with correct technique and increased endurance
Breaststroke with correct technique and increased endurances
Exit deep water
Answer questions about water safety

SWIM SCHOOL INTENSE HOLIDAY PROGRAM

NEXT PROGRAM: 24TH – 28TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Our intense program is a fantastic way for students to accelerate their swimming skills and also further develop their water safety skills. The classes run for 30 mins each day for the whole week, so you would attend each day at the same time for the full week. We see many students process quickly over the intensives as they build on their skills each day.
There is the option to do group classes or private 1:1 sessions. Our Intense programs are very popular book up quickly. Does this interest you?
Email [email protected] for more information.

ENROLMENTS

Enrolments can be made by completing the below enrolment & payment form online.
Once submitted online our Swim School Manager will then confirm your enrolment with you via phone call/email.

Please note new enrolments are accepted from the last week of the current swim school term for the next swim school term.

Classes do fill fast, so for more information regarding our Swim School please contact Reception on 9525 4888 or email [email protected]

To sign up online please review the payment options below and register.

SWIM SCHOOL MEMBERSHIP CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations need to be 7 days prior to our debit day or your debit will still go through. This action must be a written notice emailed to the Swim School Manager from the parent at [email protected] and include the child’s name in the subject line of email. We do not offer make-up-lessons at St Kilda Sea Baths.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

There are two main payment options for lessons at the South Pacific Health Club Sea Baths. These options are for our 30 Minute Group classes (All levels).

Direct Debit:

  • $28 debited fortnightly ($14 per week) from a nominated bank account, debit or credit card.
  • Added bonus of unlimited access to the Sea Baths facilities any time/day outside your lesson time and also automatically re-enrol at the end of each term.

Upfront

  • $16.50 per class
  • Paid as a lump sum for the full term.
  • Access on lesson day only.
  • Please note you will need to re-enrol at the end of each term to secure your booking for the new term.

Private 1:1 or 2:1 Lessons

Available upon request and are charged at a rate of $50 per 30 min. class

PRIVATE LANE HIRE

Private lane hire is available. Bookings essential. Please phone Reception on 9525 4888 to arrange your next private lane hire.

OUR LOCATION

FIND US

St Kilda Sea Baths
10 – 18 Jacka Boulevard
St Kilda 3182
PHONE: 03 9525 4888
Mon-Thu
5am-11pm
Fri
5am-10pm
Sat-Sun
7am-8pm
Public Holidays
8am-5pm

The Sea Baths close 15 minutes prior to the above closing times

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