Learn to swim - Kids

Give your kids the chance to learn a valuable skill for life while getting fit, having fun, and making new friends.

Our GOswim program is a fun, practical way for your kids to learn to swim. With participation and practise time maximised during classes, it develops effective swimming techniques and teaches essential water survival skills - priceless!

What you need to know

  • We're an approved Active Kids provider
  • 4 weeks FREE family access to all aquatic facilities over the summer holidays
  • Join any time, no need to wait until a new school term
  • We run fast track school holiday clinics too
  • Each swimming lesson runs for 30 minutes
  • Lessons run weekly, for 48 weeks
  • Accessible and affordable

Please note: Learn to swim classes aren't run on public holidays.

Advanced swimming programs

Students are encouraged and supported to explore competitive swimming. For advanced swimmers looking to take the next step, both Squads and the City of Sydney Aquatic Club offer additional programming and improvement opportunities.


  • Learn to Swim caters to:

    Infants with their parents - Children aged 6 months to 3.5 years

    Preschoolers - Children aged 3.5 - 5 years

    Primary school aged children - Children aged 5 years and above

  • A towel

    • A well, non-contagious student
    • Goggles or cap, if the student prefers
    • A swim nappy if your child is not toilet trained
    • A happy and cheery smile with lots of energy
    • Students membership card and rewards card
    • A hat or beanie to keep the head warm in winter
  • Our rolling program does not provide make-up lessons.

    However, if you are able to provide prior notification and a medical certificate for the missed lesson we will be happy to provide a credit to your learn to swim account.