1:1 Swimming Lessons are designed to provide children and adults living with a disability, or other barrier preventing group swimming lesson participation, the opportunity to learn water safety and basic swimming skills.
1:1 Swimming Lessons are designed to work towards an agreed suitable progression – whether that be joining group lessons or gaining the confidence to swim independently indoors or at the beach.
Nationally accredited Teachers tailor lesson plans to suit individual needs and goals, including a focus on:
Learn New Skills
Develop water safety and other skills such as turn taking and following instructions.
Develop and progress swimming strokes and other water skills.
Access swimming lessons within the local community.
Health and Wellbeing
Develop independence, grow self-esteem, and increase health and fitness.
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*1:2 lessons are available to accommodate a sibling or friend which either share the same progression goal or help the participant t achieve their progression.
Fees and the NDIS
Activities such as swimming lessons are unlikely to be covered by the NDIS. For more information talk to your LAC, Support Coordinator or Plan Manager to confirm suitability and whether you may be able to claim the additional cost of one to one support. 1:1 Swimming Lessons are paid via fortnightly direct debit and a statement of fees paid is available upon request.
- Payments: Fees are paid via ongoing fortnightly direct debit by credit card or bank account details.
- Cancellation: 14 days written notice of cancellation is required (one more direct debit will be charged once notice is provided).
- Suspensions: Participants are entitled to 8 lesson suspensions (missed classes) per calendar year with 24 hour written (email) notice provided. Full fees are charged for notice under 24 hours. “Make-up lessons” are not available. No fee medical suspensions are available with a accompanying medical certificate.
- Summer break & Public Holidays: Lessons automatically suspend at no cost during the last 2 weeks of December and first 2 weeks of January (48 lessons per year). No lessons are held on public holidays (the week is skipped).
1:1 Swimming Lessons are subject to pool and teachers availability, typically offered during ‘non-peak’ times during the day or before or after mainstream group swimming lessons. Please use the form below to submit enquiries and questions.
Enrolment Requests & Questions
Enrolment requests are reviewed by the sites Swim Lesson Coordinator, who will be in touch within 3 business days to discuss pool and instructor availability and answer any questions you may have.