Swimming Lessons

QPRC Aquatics provides a range of swimming lessons across our four pools; Braidwood, Bungendore, Captains Flat and Queanbeyan.

Offering swim programs for babies through to adults, our qualified learn to swim instructors will advise you on which swim program is best suited for you or your children.



A water familiarisation program for parents and their children aged six months to 36 months.

Our Babies classes are a child-centred program which is taught with parent or carer and child together in the water. Babies classes use songs, games and activities to teach children a variety of skills including entries, floating, conditioning and movement.

Our Babies classes have three stages that are arranged by age groups.

Babies One (six to 12 months) 

Water familiarisation and conditioning

Babies Two (13 to 24 months) 

Propulsion through the water

Babies Transition (Two years plus) 

Preparing for transition to an independent class



A program that builds water confidence for preschool aged children between the ages of three to five years.

This program is fundamental to the development of basic foundation skills in swimming, survival and water safety. The program progresses from initial parental participation to children interacting independently with the instructor.

Our Infant program has two levels arranged by ability.

Infant Beginner 

  • Submerge and blow bubbles
  • Front Torpedo
  • Independent swim with eyes in
  • Back float back kicking
  • Jump in turn around a reach for wall

Infant Advanced 

  • Unassisted front torpedo with kicking
  • Unassisted swim with arm reach and correct kicking action
  • Back torpedo
  • Jump in and back float



The late beginner program caters for school age students with little to no water experience. The aim of this class is to build water confidence and skills, and to then transition the student into the appropriate school age level.

  • Correct kicking action
  • Freestyle arms
  • Back float
  • Deep water experience



A swimming and water safety program for school aged children between the ages of five to 14 years. This program is a broad and balanced program teaching a range of skills and knowledge to develop swimming, water safety, survival and basic rescue skills. The School Age program has seven levels to progress through based on ability.

Level One (swimming five metres with correct technique) 

  • Side torpedo
  • Over arm freestyle with continuous bubbles
  • Backstroke
  • Sitting Dive

Level Two (swimming 10 metres with correct technique)

  • Freestyle with side breathing
  • Backstroke with correct body position
  • Develop butterfly kick rhythm
  • Crouching dive

Level Three (swimming 15 metres with correct technique) 

  • Freestyle with side breathing and backstroke
  • Survival backstroke kick (correct breaststroke kick technique)
  • Butterfly kick arms extended
  • Standing Dive

Level Four (swimming 20 metres with correct technique) 

  • Freestyle and Backstroke
  • Basic Breaststroke
  • Basic Butterfly
  • Front Somersault
  • Standing dive with streamline finish

Level Five (swimming 25 metres with correct technique)

  • Bent arm freestyle
  • Backstroke with correct catch phase
  • Breaststroke and Butterfly with correct timing
  • Front tumbleturn with streamline finish

Stroke Correction (swimming 50 metres with correct technique) 

  • Correct Technique for all strokes
  • Race starts and finishes
  • Turns for all strokes

Fun Fit (swimming 100 – 200 metres with correct technique) 

  • Correct Technique for all strokes
  • Race starts and finishes
  • Rescue’s and tows
  • Swimming Sequence using the clock

Queanbeyan Swimming Lessons

Our Swim School has reached capacity at 1,100 students. Unfortunately we cannot take any more bookings but you can be added to our waitlist.

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Braidwood, Bungendore and Captains Flat Swimming Lessons

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Queanbeyan Operating Dates


Monday, 3 February 2020 to Thursday, 9 April 2020

No Lessons on Good Friday (Friday, 10 April 2020), Easter Saturday (Saturday, 11 April 2020) and Easter Sunday (Sunday, 12 April 2020).


Monday, 27 April 2020 to Sunday, 5 July 2020


Monday, 20 July 2020 to Sunday, 27 September 2020


Monday, 12 October 2020 to Sunday, 20 December 2020

Braidwood, Bungendore and Captains Flat Operating Dates


Monday, 11 November 2019  to Friday, 20 December 2019


Tuesday, 28 January 2020 to Friday, 13 March 2020

No Lessons on Australia Day Public Holiday (Monday, 27 January 2020)

Please note, swimming lesson operation is dependent on student demand and teacher availability.