Holiday Intensive Program

Our Holiday Intensive program in September will run from Monday the 25th - Friday the 29th of September 2017.

Please fill in a booking form to secure your spot!

 

Holiday Intensive September 2017 Poster

 pdf format Holiday Intensive September 2017 Poster (3.45 MB)

pdf format Holiday Intensive September 2017 Booking Form (2.61 MB)


PRE-SCHOOL AGE

Squid (2 – 3 years)
This level is for children who are more advanced than Parent and Bub, however not yet confident to enter the pool and stand on the platform by themselves. This class requires the parent in the pool. The skills we are aiming to achieve are: 

  • Safe entry
  • Star floats
  • Torpedoes
  • Dog paddle
  • Submersion for rings, blowing bubbles

Starfish (3 – 4 years)
This level is for children who are confident enough to enter the pool and stand on the platform by themselves, using floatation aids. The skills we are aiming to achieve are: 

  • Safe entry
  • Star floats
  • Torpedoes
  • Submersion for rings, blowing bubbles
  • Dog Paddle (moving independently through the water)

Tadpole (4 – 5 years)
Children who are suitable for this class should be able to “dog paddle” without floatation, float on their back and submerge under water without assistance. This level introduces basic freestyle and backstroke and further develops your child’s water confidence and safety. The skills we are aiming to achieve are: 

  • Basic freestyle and backstroke arms
  •  Confidence in swimming unaided
  • Diving for toys at the bottom of the pool, learning to push off the bottom

SCHOOL  AGE

Stingray (5 – 7 years)
This level is for children who are able to “dog paddle” without floatation, float and submerge without assistance. This level introduces basic freestyle and backstroke for school age children. The skills we are aiming to achieve are: 

  • Torpedoes with freestyle arm action
  • Basic bubble arm, breathing arm
  • Basic backstroke arms

Manta Ray
This class is designed for children with basic freestyle and backstroke skills, who are able to swim independently over 25m. It focuses on improving these strokes for progression to Octopus. The skills we are aiming to achieve are:

  • Good body and head alignment for freestyle and backstroke
  •  Consistent bubble arm, breathing arm
  • Diving

Octopus
Children who are proficient in freestyle and backstroke swimming over 100m. This level introduces breaststroke legs and arms. The skills we are aiming to achieve are:

  • Freestyle and backstroke with good body position
  • Breast stroke kick and glide
  • Swim and survive water safety
  • Diving

Silver Squad (45 mins)
This class is for competent swimmers proficient in all four strokes, who can swim 10 x 50m freestyle on 1min, including basic tumble turns and dives. This squad focuses on competition preparation, reinforcing technique and stamina training. The skills we are aiming to achieve are:

  • Endurance
  • Streamlining and underwater dolphin kick
  • Developing further tumble turns and finishing skills

For more information:
Phone:    9380 0102
Email:     swimschool@scgt.nsw.gov.au
Enquire: at the main gym desk