Swim School

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Learn to Swim Programme

Our Learn to Swim Programme focuses on providing confidence for children in and around water and to advance their abilities to a level where they can participate in aquatic sports and other recreational activities. Classes run on a term-by-term basis.

Swim Classes – Term 4 2021 Dates

DayFirst lessonLast lessonNo. of lessons
Mondays18 October 202120 December 20219 sessions
Note: No lessons on 25 October (Labour Day)
Tuesdays19 October 202114 December 20219 sessions
Wednesdays20 October 202115 December 20219 sessions
Thursdays21 October 202116 December 20219 sessions
FridaysNo lessons
Saturdays23 October 202118 December 20218 sessions
Note: No lessons on 4 December (Long Course Champs)
Sundays24 October 202128 November 20215 sessions
Note: No lessons on 7 November (Splash Palace is hosting an event)
Note: No lessons on 5 December (Long Course Champs)

Swim Classes –  Term 1 2022 Dates

DayFirst lessonLast lessonNo. of lessons
Mondays31 January 202211 April 202210 sessions
Note: No lessons on 7 February (Waitangi Day)
Tuesdays1 February 20225 April 202210 sessions
Wednesdays2 February 20227 April 202210 sessions
Thursdays3 February 20227 April 202210 sessions
FridaysNo lessons
Saturdays5 February 20229 April 202210 sessions
Sundays, Block #113 February 20226 March 20224 sessions
Sundays, Block #213 February 202210 April 20224 sessions
Note: No lessons on 27 March (Splash Palace is hosting hosting Kids Tryathlon)

Term Four – November 2021

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Please contact swim school via email swimschool@splashpalace.co.nz or phone call 03 217 7506 if you would like any further information.

The Splash Palace Swim School provides quality and affordable swimming lessons at the Splash Palace and Bluff pools. The Swim School focuses on providing confidence for children in and around water and to advance their abilities to a level where they can participate in aquatic sports and other recreational activities.

“In the water teaching” for babies to beginners is part of the unique programme offered by the school’s qualified, professional and dedicated swim teachers. Small class sizes ensure individual tuition. Achievement certificates are awarded at the end of each course.


Teachers

Swim School has 14 trained teachers. They all hold or are working towards their Aust Swim STA award, and three teachers have a Diploma in Swim Teaching. Each teacher has a current first aid certificate and Pool Lifeguard award. Splash Palace is also a Quality Swim School, a standard set by Swimming New Zealand.


Swim School Levels


Classes and prices for 2021

Swim School terms and conditions

All prices include GST and pool entry.

School-term classes
Baby classes: Tadpoles and Frogs 8 x 30-minute lessons $79.20
Pre-school classes: Turtles 10 x 30-minute lessons $92.00
School-age classes: Lobsters, Porpoises, Dolphins and Sharks: 10 x 30-minute lessons $110.00
Penguins: 10 x3 0-minute lessons $110.00
Seals: 10 x 45-minute lessons $115.20
Mussels: 10 x 60-minutes lessons $120.30
Adult classes: 8 x 30-minute lessons $108.50

NOTE: Check the school term and holiday dates.

School holiday classes
5 x 30-minute lessons $52.50
5 x 45-minute lessons $73.40

Boating Survival and Safety Course: $31.40

Summer Swim School – 5 lessons $52.50

Diving classes – $62.70

One-on-one learn to swim classes
5 x 20-minute lessons $142.80
5 x 30-minute lessons $163.00

 


Summer Holidays Swimming Lessons (17–28 January, 2022)

We offer a week-long swimming course (5x lessons starting at the same time each day) for children during the summer holidays.

Choose between week 1 or week 2 of the summer holidays. Lesson times range from 30 – 45 minutes depending on the ability level. Depending on your child’s ability level, there may be a choice in class times.

Summer Holiday Swimming Lessons Timetable

Week 1
Monday – Friday
17 – 21 January

Week 2
Monday – Friday
24 – 28 January

Turtles
5x 30min
  1. Starts 10.15am each day
  2. Starts 11am each day
  1. Starts 9am each day
  2. Starts 9.30am each day
  3. Starts 10am each day
Lobsters
5x 30min
  1. Starts 9am each day
  2. Starts 9.30am each day
  3. Starts 10am each day
  4. Starts 10.30am each day
  1. Starts 9am each day
  2. Starts 10.15am each day
  3. Starts 10.30am each day
Porpoises
5x 45min
  1. Starts 9.30am each day
  2. Starts 10.45am each day
  1. Starts 9.30am each day
  2. Starts 10.45am each day
Dolphins
5x 45min
  1. Starts 9am each day
  1. Starts 9am each day
Sharks
5x 45min
  1. Starts 10.30am each day
  1. Starts 9.45am each day
Penguins
5x 45min
  1. Starts 9.45am each day
  1. Starts 10.30am each day

Summer Holiday Swimming Lessons Prices

Ability LevelClass TimeCost
Turtles5x 30min$52.50
Lobsters5x 30min$52.50
Porpoises5x 45min$73.40
Dolphins5x 45min$73.40
Sharks5x 45min$73.40
Penguins5x 45min$73.40

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Contact the Swim School by phone (03) 217 7506 or email swimschool@splashpalace.co.nz to learn more and .