Best Swim Schools For Toddlers & Preschoolers In Sydney
- Mums & Bubs
Learning how to swim is not just about going for a refreshing dip or having fun in the water, learning how to swim means learning a core life skill that could be potentially lifesaving in childhood right through to adulthood. If your little one loves going for a splash, give yourself extra peace of mind by arming them with essential swim skills from one of these top-rated swim schools in Sydney.
Carlile Swimming has been teaching kids to swim well for 65 years and are known as Australia’s most trusted swim school. They have established industry leading teaching techniques that help bring out the best swimmer in each child, from babies to toddlers and right through to school-aged kids.
The small, personalised lessons allow their teachers to really understand the needs of each child and help build their confidence and skills. This is particularly important for preschool aged swimmers who are just beginning their swimming journey. Carlile’s popular preschool Learn To Swim program is aimed at teaching kids to feel safer in and around the water, and develop a lifelong love of swimming. There is a particular focus on improving the ability to float and submerge, as well as introducing freestyle and backstroke techniques.
All swim classes at Carlile Swimming are held in heated pools so your bubs can enjoy the water year-round.
Location: Multiple across Sydney
For more information on Carlile Swimming’s toddler and preschool swim classes in Sydney, visit their website.
Speedo Swim Centre
If you’re looking for kids swimming classes in Bondi, Speedo Swim Centre at Speedo Fitness Club offer great swim classes in the eastern suburbs for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. All Bondi babies are welcome to their Bondibubs swim classes where they’ll learn how to build strength, confidence, and coordination in the water. Speedo’s Learn To Swim classes are for ages 3+ and offer water safety, water skills, health, lung, and heart skills, and a great workout in their 30-minute classes.
Location: 180 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach
To enrol your child in Speedo Swim Centre Bondi, visit their website.
Terrey Hills Swim School
Terrey Hills Swim School is one of the longest-running and most highly regarded swim schools on the Northern Beaches. Run by trained swim coaches with a strong desire to teach kids essential water survival skills (and to have fun while doing so!), Terrey Hills Swim School is the place to start your child’s swimming journey. Their Aqua Duck and Aqua Tots classes are ideal for first-time swimmers aged 4 months to 4 years and run for 30 minutes in a heated pool where parents are invited to join in.
Location: 31 Myoora Road, Terrey Hills
To find out more about swimming schools on the Northern Beaches, visit the Terrey Hills Swim School website.
KICK Learn To Swim
At KICK Learn To Swim, children not only learn how to swim but also how to love swimming. The swim school in Edgecliff’s Droplets program caters to babies and toddlers aged 6 months to 3 years, who will learn floating, submersion, propulsion, kicking, and other important swimming skills on their way to becoming confident and more independent swimmers for life.
Location: 100 New South Head Road, Edgecliff
To book your child in at KICK Learn To Swim, visit their website.
Splashed! Swim School
Babies and children aged 3 months right up to 10 years will learn important swimming skills and techniques at the hands of qualified and passionate swim instructors at Splashed! Swim School in Warriewood. All instructors at Splashed! are certified by AUSTSWIM or Swim Australia and undergo vigorous training as well as ongoing professional development to ensure they can provide the most comprehensive swim instruction to all their little swimmers.
Location: 25/14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood
To find out more about their Splashed! Bubs and Splashed! Tots swimming classes in Warriewood, visit their website.
Safe, friendly and effective swimming lessons are on offer at AustGrade in Mascot. The AUSTSWIM-accredited swim school focuses on teaching babies and toddlers the proper stroke and safety tactics to apply when in the water. Their youngest class is their Koalas class, which caters to kids aged 4 to 12 months, while their older Wallabies class is perfect for toddlers aged 2 to 3.
Location: 1205 Botany Road, Mascot
To book your child in at AustGrade swim school Mascot, visit their website.
Duck And Dive Baby Swim School
Run by a family for families, Duck And Dive Baby Swim School cater to babies aged 0 to 3 years in a fun, educational, and nurturing environment. With kids swimming classes offered in the Inner West, North Shore, and St George area, there’s always room for your little swimmers to learn the essential swimming ropes. At Duck And Dive, parents are encouraged to swim with their kids to encourage solid bonding and more confidence and participation in every lesson.
Location: Artarmon, Broadway, and Kogarah
To enrol your child at Duck And Dive Baby Swim School, visit their website.
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