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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 students swim at Aspendale Swim Centre, Middles at Swimsafe in Mentone and the Intermediate and Senior students at Waves Leisure Centre in Cheltenham. Our Prep students participate in a spa program to prepare them for the school aged program. An additional hydrotherapy program is also run for students with high physical needs.

Swimming

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.