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.

Levels

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

We offer two types of classes: Adult Beginner and Adult Intermediate.

Adult Beginner

For adults with little to no water experience who would like to learn the basics of swimming and water safety.

  • Buoyancy (Floating)
  • Breath control
  • Propulsion through the water

Adult Intermediate

For adults who can swim but would like to learn/improve a particular skill or stroke

Queanbeyan Swimming Lessons

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Swimming Lessons Enrolment Form

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    Parent/Guardian Details

    Swimming Lesson Request

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    Paper Booking Form

    Enrolment Form

    Queanbeyan Operating Dates

    TERM FOUR

    Monday 12 October 2020 to Sunday 20 December 2020

    This will be a ten week term for all students.

    TERM ONE

    Friday, 29 January 2021 to Thursday 1 April 2021

    No Lessons on Good Friday (Friday 2 April 2021), Easter Saturday (Saturday 3 April 2021) and Easter Sunday (Sunday 4 April 2021).

    This will be a nine week term for all students.

    TERM TWO

    Monday 19 April 2021 to Sunday 27 June 2021

    No Lessons on ANZAC Day (Sunday 25 April 2021) and the ANZAC Day Public Holiday (Monday 26 April 2021).

    This will be a nine week term for Monday and Sunday students. This will be a ten week term for all other students.

    TERM THREE

    Monday 12 July 2021 to Sunday 19 September 2021

    This will be a ten week term for all students.

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

    Braidwood, Bungendore and Captains Flat Operating Dates

    SESSION ONE

    Saturday 7 November 2020 to Thursday 17 December 2020

    This will be a six week term for all students.

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