Holiday Intensive Swim Program

Swimming lessons

Aquanation and Aquahub run a Holiday Intensive Swim Program during the school holidays. The program is available to both members and non-members and is designed to improve swimming skills in an accelerated environment. It's like five weeks of lessons in one week!

About the program

  • 5 x 30 minute sessions at the same time each day for 5 consecutive days.
  • Lessons are offered at Aquanation and Aquahub. Select your preferred venue using the booking links in the level/class guide.
  • Places are limited and are not guaranteed - book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

When does the next program run?

  • Monday 8 April to Friday 12 April 2024.

Cost

  • $35 per week - Current Learn to Swim/Gymnastics members
  • $100 per week - Non-members

Payment is required at time of booking to secure your spot. Please select the correct payment type (member/non-member) to avoid an outstanding balance upon arrival.

Please note: Refunds or credits will not be offered for any missed/cancelled lessons.

How to enrol

Follow our simple booking instructions to enrol in our Holiday Intensive Swim Program:

Holiday Intensive Swim Program enrolment instructions

Follow the below steps to enrol in the Holiday Intensive Swim Program. Please note: Individual transactions are required per student. Repeat below per student. 

  • Step 1 - Find the right level.
    Current Learn to Swim members - Find your child/ren's level by logging in to the online portal, then go to 'My Bookings'. This will list all your Learn to Swim bookings, including the current level. Then go to step 2. 
    Non Learn to Swim members - U
    se our Level/Class Guide on this page to determine the best level for your child/ren.
  • Step 2 - Use the booking link in the correct level/venue to enrol your swimmer. This will take you to the online portal.
  • Step 3 - To see the Holiday program classes, go to the 'Any semester' filter,  and select HISP at the bottom.  
  • Step 4 - Find the right time, and select 'Enrol'.
  • Step 5 - Follow the prompts to either 'Log in', or 'Register an account'. Note: Existing Maroondah Leisure members already have an account. If you haven't logged in to the portal yet you will need set a password.
  • Step 6 - Select the family member you are booking for. If you need to add family members go to 'Account' then 'Family & friends' in the top menu.
  • Step 7 - Complete checkout. Please note immediate payment is required to secure your booking.

Once your enrolment is confirmed, you will receive a booking confirmation email, and a payment confirmation email. 

If you need assistance using the online customer portal or enrolling in a lesson, please see our Online Portal user guide or see other ways to contact us.

Level/class guide - enrol here

Use our level guide to enrol your swimmer/s in the right class. When enrolling a new Learn to Swim student/s you will be prompted to complete an online skills assessment at the time of enrolment to ensure you enrol your swimmer/s into the right level.

Infants (6 months - 3 years)

Level/Skills 

 Wonders 1

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  • Children from 6 months to 11 months of age
  • Lessons focus on water familiarisation activities and educating parents about water safety
  • A parent is required to join the lesson
  • Up to 8 pairs of parents and babies enrolled into the class 

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Wonders 1. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Wonders 1 availability and book online:

 

Aquahub - Wonders 1  
Aquanation - Wonders 1  

Wonders 2

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  • Children from 12 to 23 months of age
  • Lessons focus on building your child’s confidence in the water and educating parents about water safety
  • A parent is required to join the lesson
  • Up to 8 pairs of parents and babies enrolled into the class 

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Wonders 2. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Wonders 2 availability and book online:


Aquahub - Wonders 2 
Aquanation - Wonders 2 

Wonders 3

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  • Children from 24 to 35 months of age
  • Lessons focus on growing your child’s confidence while introducing movement through the water and educating parents about water safety
  • A parent is required to join the lesson
  • Up to 8 pairs of parents and babies enrolled into the class

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Wonders 3. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Wonders 3 availability and book online: 

Aquahub - Wonders 3
Aquanation - Wonders 3

Preschool (3 to 5 years)

Level/Skills 

 Wonders 4

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  • Learning how to move, walk, jump, and feel comfortable in the water
  • Getting face and ears wet
  • Learning how to blow bubbles instead of holding breath
  • Floating on front and back with swim teacher’s assistance
  • Learning how to return to a standing position after floating
  • Kick with a noodle on front and back for 3 metres

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Wonders 4. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Wonder 4 availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Wonders 4

Aquahub - Wonder 4

 Pre-school 1

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  • Blow bubbles with face submerged
  • Kick on front 3 meters with eyes in the water
  • Kick on back 3 meters with ears in the water
  • Independently float on back and front in a starfish position
  • Safely enter and exit the pool

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Wonders Pre-school 1. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Pre-school 1 availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Pre-school 1

Aquahub - Pre-school 1

Pre-school 2B

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  • Swim 5 metres freestyle
  • Swim 5 metres on back with arms by their sides (no equipment)
  • Submerge beneath the water to retrieve an object from chest depth water
  • Tread water using an aid
  • Slide-in entry and exit 

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Pre-school 2B. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 2B availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Level Pre-2B

Aquahub - Level Pre-2B

Pre-school 2C

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  • Swim 5 metres backstroke
  • Swim 5 metres freestyle with side-breathing and correct body position
  • Sitting dive off the edge of the pool and glide through the water
  • Independently swim (tread water) in deep water where they are not able to stand

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Pre-school 2C. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 2C availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Pre-school 2C

Aquahub - Pre-school 2C

School Age (5 to 16 years)

Level/Skills 

 Level 1

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  • Blow bubbles with face in water
  • Kick on front 3 meters with eyes in the water (using a kickboard)
  • Kick on back 3 meters with ears in the water (using a kickboard)
  • Independently float on back in a starfish position
  • Safely enter and exit the pool

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 1.If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 1 availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Level 1

Aquahub - Level 1

 Level 2B

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  • Swim 5 metres freestyle
  • Swim 5 metres on back with arms by their sides (no equipment)
  • Submerge beneath the water to retrieve an object from chest depth water
  • Tread water using an aid
  • Slide-in entry and exit 

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 2B. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 2B availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Level 2B

Aquahub - Level 2B

 Level 2C

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  • Swim 5 metres backstroke
  • Swim 5 metres freestyle with side-breathing and correct body position
  • Sitting dive off the edge of the pool and glide through the water
  • Independently swim (tread water) in deep water where they are not able to stand

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 2C. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 2C availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Level 2C

Aquahub - Level 2C

 

Level 3

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  • Tread water keeping head above the water for 30 seconds
  • Swim 10 metres freestyle with side-breathing and correct body position
  • Swim 5 metres survival backstroke kick
  • Demonstrate breaststroke kick
  • Identify people and actions to help in an aquatic emergency

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 3.If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 3 availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Level 3

Aquahub - Level 3

 Level 4

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  • Swim 10 metres survival backstroke with glides
  • Swim 10 metres breaststroke kick
  • Swim 15 metres freestyle with consistent side-breathing and
  • Swim 15 metres backstroke
  • Understand how to stay calm and call for help in an emergency
  • Kneeling dive off the edge of the pool and glide through the water

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 4. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 4 availability and book online:

Aquanation - Level 4 

Aquahub - Level 4

 Level 5

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  • Swim 25 metres freestyle and backstroke
  • Swim 15 metres survival backstroke and breaststroke with correct sequence and efficient glides
  • Demonstrate how to use a reach rescue to save someone in the water

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 5. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 5 availability and book online:

 

Aquanation - Level 5

Aquahub - Level 5

 Level 6

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  • Swim 50 metres continuous freestyle and backstroke with correct technique
  • Swim 25 metres breaststroke and survival backstroke with correct sequence and efficient glides
  • Swim 10 metres dolphin kick
  • Demonstrate how to use a throw rescue to save someone in the water

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 6.

Check Level 6 availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Level 6

Aquahub - Level 6

 Level 7

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  • Perform a standing dive
  • Swim 75 metres freestyle and backstroke with correct technique
  • Swim 50 metres breaststroke and survival backstroke with correct sequence and efficient glides
  • Demonstrate a forward summersault in the water

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 7. If your swimmer can already confidently do these skills, please look at the next level.

Check Level 7 availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Level 7

Aquahub - Level 7

 Level 8

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  • Swim 100 metres freestyle and backstroke with correct technique
  • Swim 75 metres breaststroke and survival backstroke with correct sequence and efficient glides
  • Swim 15 metres sidestroke with correct sequence
  • Introduction to butterfly
  • Demonstrate a tumble turn off the pool wall

If the swimmer is currently working towards these skills, you should enrol in Level 8.

Check Level 8 availability and book online: 

Aquanation - Level 8

Aquahub - Level 8

Access for All Abilities (AAA) for those with a disability

Please contact the Learn to Swim team to discuss you interest in enrolling in an Access for All Abilities program. 


Contact Learn to Swim

Manage your account online

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Already have an online account? Some of the things you can do on the online portal include:

  • Manage your bookings online
  • Track your swimmer/s progress/skills
  • Suspend your Learn to Swim membership
  • Add members to manage your family in the one account 
  • Update payment details

Log in or create an account

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