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General Information for Shire Swim School

2019 TERM 1 ENROLMENTS NOW OPEN
Bookings now open until 9:00AM on 29/1/19

Term 1 Timetable can be found here.

Enrol into swim school online http://www.trybooking.com/ZZJZ
 

     • Newman Aquatic Centre is a Royal Life Saving Society endorsed swim school
     • All swim teachers hold current AUSTSWIM, CRP qualifications, Working With Children 
       checks and National Police clearances
     • Classes generally run in conjunction with the school term for approximately 8 weeks
     • Each class costs $15 and includes spectator entry for two adults (adults wishing to swim
       before or after class must pay the usual entry fee)
     • Class limits apply and are based on the Royal Life Saving Society swim school guidelines. 
     • If classes are missed due to absence or illness there will be no refunds or make-up classes
       unless a doctor certificate is provided.
     • All refunds are subject to a 20% administration fee and could take up to 3 weeks to be issued 
       to bank accounts.
     • Entry cards will be issued and will be required to be shown prior to each lesson




The course enrolment form can be found here.

Age levels

Our classes are divided into groups based on the age of the children

     • Little Ducks – Infants 6 months – 3 years (parent in water)
     • Big Ducks – Toddlers  4 years (optional parent in water)
     • Swim and Survive – 5 - 16 years
     • Dolphins Development Squad 8-16 years and passed stage 5
     • Junior Lifeguard NIPPERS 8-16 years and passed stage 5
     • Adults

 

Ducks 1-2-3-4-5-6

Infant Lessons (6 months -3 year old) 

     • water familiarisation classes with parents in the water with infant and teacher.
     • class limit – Min 3 – Max 8
     • 30 minute class per week
     • 8 week term $120 (must prepay for full term to secure your place)
     • if class not full - late enrolments will be accepted up until third week, pro rata for 
       payment. The missed lessons will not be repeated by the Teacher


 


 

DUCKS 4-5-6

Toddlers - (4 years)


     • optional for Parent to be in water- Teacher will advise Parent
     • class limit   Min 3 – Max 5
     • 30 minute class per week
     • 8 week term $120  (must prepay for full term to secure your place )
     •  if class not full - late enrolments will be accepted up until third week, pro rata  
        for payment. The missed lessons will not be repeated by the teacher

 


 

Whalebacks

Swim & Survive
(5-16 years) Stage 1-15

     • no Parent in Water
     • class Limit Stage 1-3  Min 3 – Max 6   - 35 minute class
     • class Limit Stage 4-5  Min 3 -  Max 8   - 35 minute class
     • 35 minute class per week - First 5 minutes includes survival skills.
     • 8 week term $120 must prepay for full term to secure a place
     • if class not full-late enrolments will be accepted up until third  
       week, pro rata payment. The missed lessons will not be repeated by the teacher



 

Dolphin Development

7- 15 years and passed stage 5 going for 6

 Fun Fitness Technique developed around Royal Life Saving Society’s Stages 6 -15
 
     • optional to work towards completing a stage – Teaching Focus on Fun Fitness 
        and practicing technique   - NO survival skills taught.
     • class size       6-max 10 participants - 45 minute class per week
     • class size     10-max 15 participants -       1 hour class per week
     • 8 week term $120   must prepay for full term to secure a place in the program
     • if class not full - late enrolments will be accepted - pro rata for payment.


 

Dolphin Development

 7- 15 years and completed stage 3 more than once

 Fun Fitness Technique developed around Royal Life Saving Society’s Stages 3-5

     • optional to work towards completing a stage – Teaching Focus on Fun Fitness and 
        Practicing technique – NO survival skills taught
     • class size       6-max 10 participants - 45 minute class per week
     • class size     10-max 15 participants -  1 hour class per week
     • 8 week term $120   must prepay for full term to secure a place in the program
     • if class not full - late enrolments will be accepted up until third week, pro rata for
       payment. The missed lessons will not be repeated by the teacher


 

Junior Lifeguard Program - LITTLE NIPPERS

 8 -15 years and passed stage 3

 Fun Fitness and survival skills developed around Royal Life swim and survive program 
 (Stage  6 -9)
     • community Education – Fitness – Swimming Skills –Leadership Teamwork – Lifesaving 
        knowledge – Competition

     •  optional to work toward completing a stage – Teaching focus is on Fun Fitness and
        Survival skills. - Assessments made at the end of the series by another teacher if required.
     •  class size     Min  10-max 15 participants - 1 hour class per week
     •  8 week term $120  (must pay for full term to secure a place in the program)
     •  if class not full - late enrolments will be accepted and pro-rated but the missed lessons 
        will not be   repeated by the teacher


 

 Junior Lifeguard Program - NIPPERS

 8 -15 years and passed stage 5

Fun Fitness and survival skills developed around Royal Life swim and survive program (Stage 6 -9)
     • community education – fitness – swimming skills –leadership / teamwork – lifesaving
        knowledge – competition
     • optional to work toward completing a stage – Teaching focus is on fun, fitness and 
        survival skills. - Assessments made at the end of the series by another teacher if required.
     • class size     min  6-max 10 participants - 45 minute class per week
     • class size     min  10 - max 15 participants - 1 hour class per week
     • 8 week term $120  (must pay for full term to secure a place in the program)
     • if class not full - late enrolments will be accepted and pro-rated but the missed lessons will
       not be   repeated by the teacher

 

 Junior Lifeguard Program SENIORS

 8-15 years and passed stage 9

Water based,supplemented with dry land, fun activities such as fitness drills, games, discussions, demonstrations and community education projects.
Activities focus on aquatic skill development and lifesaving knowledge working towards achieving personal bests with an emphasis on fun.
 
     • community education – fitness – competition – swimming skills – leadership / teamwork
        – lifesaving knowledge.
     • optional to work toward completing a stage – teaching focus is on fun, fitness and 
       survival skills - assessments made at the end of the series by another teacher if required.
     • class size       6-max 10 participants - 45 minute class per week
     • class size     10-max 15 participants -       1 hour class per week
     • 8 week term $120   must pay for full term to secure a place in the program
     • if class not full - late enrolments will be accepted and prorated but the missed lessons will
       not be   repeated by the teacher


 

PRIVATE LESSONS 
 

ONE TO ONE PARTICIPTATION WITH TEACHER

     • $45 per 35 minute lesson
     • all lessons to be pre-paid in advance
     • 2 hours’ notice needs to be given to cancel a lesson or no refund or makeup lesson will be
       given
     • enrolment forms and payment to be organised with Swim School Supervisor prior to lesson 
       commencement with teacher


 

Squads Training with Newman Ore’cas Swim Club

     • bronze/rec train twice a week ($150/year)
     • silver comp squad up to 4 sessions a week ($230/year)
     • gold elite squad up to 5 sessions a week ($280/year).
     • pool entry fee included.

To enrol must be at least going for stage 6. All new members will get a towel, water bottle, mesh bag and cap on joining. Season will run Sept through to April. For more information see Head Coach/President Lisa Parker.

 

Upon completing stage 5, there are four options to continue;
 

1. Continue Usual Lessons with Stages

2. Junior Lifeguard Club - Little Nippers and Big Nippers

This is a fabulous program designed to provide fun, fitness and survival skills.

Children will be placed into the Little Nippers or the Big Nippers groups depending on their abilities in the water. Children who are already actively involved in the Swimming Club at Newman will already have had their skills assessed and staff are only too happy to assess all newcomers to ensure proper placement.

A Sunday morning activity that includes competitions and incorporates teamwork/leadership skills.

The Junior Lifeguard Club will commence on the 18th October 2015.

Minimum participation age is 8 years.

To express your interest or find out more contact the Newman Aquatic Centre on 9175 2145.
Kelli can also be contacted on 0448 216 123. You can  also find us on Facebook at Newman Swimming Lessons.

3. Dolphin Squad

A Training Squad once a week to improve skills and have fun without the stress of completing stages

4. Ore’cas Swim Club

A competitive Swim Club to train multiple times a week and go on club trips to compete in swimming events.

Adult Lessons are also available for all skill levels
All group swimming lessons are $15 per lesson and paid in full per term
 
Private Lessons are available and are very flexible to fit around a busy schedule they are
$45 for a 30 minute one on one lesson

The Shire employed swim teachers taught over 2,800 individual swimming lessons, exclusive of the INTERM and VACSWIM lessons. The Department of Education ran their own INTERM and VACATION swimming programs.
 
 

 

Royal Life Saving Society Programs

 

 
We are a recognised WATCH AROUND WATER aquatic centre; all Children under 5 are free with a swimming adult. Any child under 10 must be accompanied by a responsible Adult over the age of 16 and all Children under 5 must be in arms reach of the Adult old at all times.
Watch Around Water is an education and public awareness raising program to address the growing concern regarding supervision of young children at public swimming pools.

 

“Swim for Fruit” is a program run once a week at the aquatic centre. We are one of the few pools in WA to be a part of this growing program encouraging a healthier lifestyle for our youth.
 

Courses

Bronze Medallion

We hold Bronze Medallion courses multiple times throughout the year whenever we gain enough interest. A Bronze Medallion is a pre-requisite for the Pool Lifeguard course but is also recognised world wide

Australian Pool Lifeguard Course/Requalification

A Pool Lifeguard and requalification course is here in Newman once a year in September at the beginning of the summer season. This course is compulsory for any Lifeguard role at the Aquatic Centre

Teaching Water Safety/Infant Aquatics Course

This course is also held in September and is a 2 day course to become a qualified swimming instructor!
For more information on any of these courses please contact us!
 

Contact Us

For general enquiries and bookings
Phone 08 9175 2145
Email caq@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au

For Swim School Enquires
Phone 08 9175 2145
Email swimschool2@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au

Or visit our Facebook page “Newman Aquatic Centre”