Group lessons with caregiver and child in the water. Develop water confidence and safety skills for your child in a fun and interactive way. 

Visiting Recreation and Sport Centres during Alert Level 1

Graham Condon, Jellie Park, Taiora QEII and Pioneer remain open.

  • Fitness Centres and pools do not require bookings.
  • For group fitness classes and Tumbletimes, to help manage numbers and avoid waiting times an online booking process is in place.
  • For programmes such as Swimsmart, pre-school gymnastics, the Southern Centre and sport group bookings, the standard booking process applies.

 

 

 

Become a Swimsmart member

Our Swimsmart programme has proved very popular this term, with our lower levels Otters, Jellyfish, Flounders and Stingrays currently at capacity at Graham Condon, Jellie Park and Taiora QEII. Pioneer does still have some spaces available for Flounders and Stingrays.

We are working on adding more classes in the near future and ask you to keep an eye on our website for updates on when these become available.

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Timetable

Classes Monday to Friday from 9.00am.
Classes on Saturday and Sunday from 8.00am. 

25 minute lessons.

For specific class times please call 03 941 8999 or visit your nearest facility. 

Tiny Turtles

For babies aged six to 12 months. An introductory course for caregivers and babies. Participants will learn a variety of water safety skills and holds for the front and back. Also covered is how to submerge and roll the child in a fun and friendly environment.

Pipis

For toddlers aged 12 to 24 months. A caregiver-child class designed to gain water confidence and independence in a fun and friendly environment through games and songs. Skills include water safety skills, kicking, submerging, blowing bubbles and floating.  

Starfish

For toddlers aged 24 to 36 months. A caregiver child class designed to gain water confidence and independence in a fun and friendly environment through games and songs. Skills include water safety skills, kicking, submerging, blowing bubbles and floating. 

Frogs

Experienced toddlers (requires instructor recommendation). Designed for the very confident and competent child who has completed other Swimsmart levels.