G.A.C. is a dedicated Learn to swim centre and is ideally set up to cater for school’s intensive swimming programs.
Learning to swim is not a sport, it is an education invaluable life skill that will be a basis for recreation, fitness and most importantly, survival.
With many school camping programs containing water-based activities, it is very important that children feel confident in and around water so that not only can they participate completely, but with enjoyment.
Once the learner is a strong and competent swimmer, they will decide whether to pursue swimming related sports. Until they reach that point, it is our responsibility to ensure learning is continuous and progressive.
Children thrive on routine. Regular and ongoing lessons enable children to become familiar with the pool. Instructors, valuable developmental skills and enjoyment of he water.
Studies have shown children that consistently learn to swim all year round achieve better results than those who swim intermittently. They are also fitter, stronger and more likely to resist colds and flu’s over the winter months. • 2 x 25 metre pools (12 Lanes) and a learner’s pool – salt chlorinated and heated • All staff are AUSTSWIM trained and qualified. • Instructors are also trained in AUSTSWIM TAI to attend to students with special needs requirements. • G.A.C. school’s co-ordinator arranges all the grouping and assessment of students. • Exclusive use of the pools and more than adequate changing facilities for each pool. • NO PUBLIC access of the pools during lessons, making supervision and WWC guidelines easier to adhere to. • Indoor facilities, therefore no missed days due to inclement weather or sickness and possibility of sunburn. • Large lecture room to group students before and after classes. • School staff are only required to supervise buses and changing rooms. • All students receive a certificate at completion of the course. • Pool bookings are available in the upstairs pool, from 9:30am to 3:00pm, downstairs pool from 12:10pm to 3:00pm. Lesson durations offered are: 30 minutes, 40 minutes, 45 minutes & 1 hours. • We cater for your entire school in any 2-week block or more. • We also accommodate school swimming carnivals and provide lifeguards if required. • Plentiful and appropriate equipment for all levels.
Learn to Swim This is a comprehensive program developed for students of all abilities which teaches aquatic confidence, water safety and stroke development which follows the set criteria of our weekly swim program.
Survival Of the Fittest This is an alternative option for Grade 5 & 6 of level 4 and above. In this program we include a brief introduction to C.P.R theory and practical. This is a structured program based on team building initiative tasks, rescues, survival, safety and swimming technique.
Squad Professionally designed sessions with the focus on developing fitness, endurance and the finer points of stroke technique. Level 5 and above can take part in the squad training group. Our instructors are AUSTSWIM qualified and committed to providing a quality program. For more information on this program and to make a booking please contact the school’s intensive programs coordinator. Ph: 03 5222 5530
Our instructors are AUSTSWIM qualified and committed to providing a quality program.
For more information on this program and to make a booking please contact the school’s intensive programs coordinator. Ph: 03 5222 5530