Facilities / Yarra Centre Learn To Swim

Endorsed by Royal Life Saving Victoria the Yarra Centre's Learn To Swim program provides aquatic education that aims to promote skill, confidence and understanding in and around the water. All our classes are taught by qualified and experienced swim teachers for children of 6 months through one on one adult classes

Yarra Centre Learn To Swim

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Yarra Centre Learn To Swim

Yarra Centres lessons start for babies of 6 months old right through to private adult classes. Children's lessons are 30 minutes long and run in the mornings, after school from Monday to Saturday. Adults lessons are taught one on one and are 30 minutes in length. All our lessons are taught in either our heated program pool or 25 metre pool by qualified and experienced instructors.

Lesson Types

Baby Play

Baby Play is a water familiarization class designed to introduce children to kicking, floating and submerging with an emphasis on fun and water exploration. These classes provide a chance for parents or guardians to share in the fun and joy of your child's Aquatic Education experience. Classes are run Monday through Saturday between 9:00am and 12:30pm.

Pre School

Pre School classes are designed to develop essential water safety skills as outlined by the AustSwim guidelines of infant aquatics. Run on Monday through Saturday between 9:00am and 12:30pm Pre School classes are aimed at ensuring a basic knowlege of water safety.  

School Aged

At a time when your child is starting to actively and independently enjoy the water School Aged classes cover stroke techniques including Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly and Survival Strokes while promoting an understanding of the importance of safety in and around the water. School aged classes run Monday through Friday between 3:45pm and 6:00pm and Saturdays between 9:00am and 12:30pm.


While many have the benefits of learning to swim at a young age Yarra Centre offers beginner and intermediate lessons for adults who have little or no swimming experience. With classes designed to teach basic stroke skills and technique our adult lessons are run one on one. Call reception for class times.

Pay as you go (Direct Debit) Benefits

  • Direct Debit Students have free access to the pools*
  • No large lump sum payments at the beginning of the year
  • Ongoing enrolment (no having to continue booking back in)

* Note: Swimming parents of Aquatic Ed students pay casual entry fee


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