Upcoming Events
October 2019
  • 18Group Stepping Stones Triple P (SSTP) - 1st Session, 12pm - 2:30pm
  • 18Carers Morning Tea at 9:30am
  • 21School Council Meeting - 7pm
  • 22Foundation Information Session/Open Morning
  • 25Group Stepping Stones Triple P (SSTP) - 2nd Session, 12pm - 2:30pm
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Swimming
The Program

Yarrabah runs a swimming program for school aged students. This program is based on the principals and methods of Austswim. The Junior and Middles students swim at Swimsafe in Mentone and the Intermediate and Senior students at Waves Leisure Centre in Cheltenham.

Instructors and Staff
Yarrabah has Austswim qualified instructors on staff and one is always present at swimming sessions together with a minimum of two other Yarrabah Staff.

Safety
Emergency procedures are in place and all present on the day are made aware of special circumstances relating to the students with Epilepsy, Asthma, A.D.D./Physical disability and Heart disease.

Learning Outcomes:
Water discovery
Water confidence
Water safety
Stoke development

Why Swim?
To become a confident and competent swimmer is essential to student safety, as well as increasing opportunities for leisure pursuits.