Learn to swim classes

Learn to swim baby


We teach the Swim and Survive Program, a comprehensive Life Saving Victoria initiative that seeks to prevent drowning and increase participation in safe aquatic activity.

  • All teachers are Austswim qualified
  • Each child receives a complimentary assessment where necessary
  • Swimming lessons are 30 minute duration
  • All students receive a certificate indicating the level of skill achieved
  • All lessons focus on water safety activities, movement and development of strokes.

Programs are run in small groups, however private lessons are available at additional cost.

Our centre is an accredited Watch Around Water facility, meaning:

  • Children under 5 years must be within arm's reach.
  • Children under 10 years must be within sight.

Visit our webpage Watch around water for more information.

To enrol into the program or to book into an assessment please click here

Already a member Click here


Assessment is a one off uncharged session to determine the suitable level of the student prior to enrolment.

Assessments are optional, students can also be enrolled directly into classes if preferred.

Duration 15 minutes

Wonder Award program

This is a three-step program: 

Wonder Award 1
Age: 6 months to 12 months
Duration: 30 minutes

Wonder Award 2
Age: 12 months to 24 months
Duration: 30 minutes

Wonder Award 3
Age: 2 years to 3 years
Duration: 30 minutes

This is a child-centred program which is taught with parent or carer and the child together in the water and provides guidance and support through activities promoting the development of water familiarisation, exploration, getting wet and having fun! The program develops skills such as breathing, kicking and arm movements, underwater competency and water safety.

Children are required to wear a water nappy.

Courage Award program

Age: 3 years to 5 years
Duration: 30 minutes

The primary aquatic program is aimed at building confidence in the water. This level is fundamental to the development of basic swimming skills with lessons covering survival and water safety, movement through the water and the introduction of basic swimming strokes.

Active Award program

Age: 5 years to 14 years
Duration: 30 minutes

A more advanced swimming and water safety program covering personal aquatic survival skills, movement and swimming strokes.


All fees are paid by fortnightly direct debit

Learn to swim (group) - 30 minute session / per fortnight $25.08

Learn to swim (private) - 30 minute session / per fortnight - $68.31

How to enrol

To enrol into our swimming program please click here

  • If you are a new customer please register and complete all fields.
  • If you are a returning customer please log in using your email address and password. If you are unsure of your password please click on forgot username/password.

Each direct debit member will receive a membership card which allows them to utilise the pool outside of their lesson time.

Enrolments can be made at any time during the term. It is best to enrol early to avoid disappointment.

Students will be automatically re-enrolled for the next term, unless a written notification or class change request is completed.

Missed lessons

Refunds for missed lessons or make up lessons are not available. Where a lesson is missed, direct debit members have the opportunity to use their membership to practice aquatic skills in their own time.


Cancellations can be made at anytime, please notify EWMAC customer service of cancellation requests.