Phone: 9864 7572

The best time to call the Lauriston Swim School is during class times. Please leave a message if the phone is not answered—messages are checked regularly and returned as soon as possible.

Levels and requirements

The Lauriston Swim School is open to all students, regardless of which school they attend or their gender. 

Level Requirements
STARFISH Water Water confidence and kicking. Slide in entry - Monkey Crawl along wall; Submerge with bubbles; Float on front and back with aid; Kicking on front and back with aid.
CLOWNFISH Developing Arm Strokes & Deep Water Activities. Freestyle With Board (10m);  Freestyle With Board (10m); Backstroke With Board (10m); Float On Back & Front Unassisted; Jump In & Return To Edge Unassisted; Submerge & Retrieve Object; Kneeling Dive - Push & Glide
TURTLE Independent Swimming & Intro to Fly/Breast kick; Freestyle (15m); Backstroke (15m); Dolphin Kick (10m); Survival Backstroke & Sculling On Back; Treading Water 30 seconds; Standing Dive
STINGRAY Developing Fly/Breaststroke; Freestyle & Backstroke (25m); Breaststroke (15m); Butterfly (10m); Summersault; Treading Water 45 seconds; Standing Dive Off Blocks
DOLPHIN Lap Swimming, Technique & Turns; Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke (50m); Butterfly (15m); Sidestroke (25m); Tumble turn; Treading Water 1 minute; Racing Dive
SHARK Endurance Swimming & Development of Racing/Competitive Skills; Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke (100m); Butterfly (25m); Survival Swim (100m); Turns – All Strokes; Treading Water 2 minutes; Racing Dive – 25m Sprint  *Fins allowed
  Squad preparation sessions

Swimmers who are attain Shark level can continue onto a squad program

 Prices and Payment

The table below details the costs associated with the Lauriston Swim School in 2021.

2021 Program One Term
Swim School $210
Private Lessons $410


Terms and conditions

  • Responsible behaviour is expected from students at all times
  • All students are expected to arrive in a timely manner for their classes
  • All swimmers are required to wear appropriate attire when in the pool. A one-piece bathing suit must be worn for lessons, with no loose fitting items of clothing over the top. Board shorts are not to be worn. In levels one and two, students may like to wear a rash vest to help them keep warm in the water as they are not moving as much as in the higher levels
  • Every student is required to wear a bathing cap whilst in the water
  • Swimming lessons are just like any other lesson conducted at School and therefore should be treated the same
  • All children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times. If you are bringing other children with you to watch the lessons please remember that they must be actively supervised at all times and are not the responsibility of Lauriston staff
  • Valuables cannot be held at reception and no responsibility is taken for valuables left anywhere in the facility
  • If a student is to miss a lesson for any reason Lauriston Swimming reception needs to be notified 24 hours prior to the lesson if you wish to participate in the end of term make-up lesson
  • A maximum of one (1) make-up lesson is available each term. It must be taken within the same term as the missed lesson
  • Make-up lessons cannot be swapped for family credit or refunds
  • Fees must be paid in full at the time of booking to commence lessons for a particular time period
  • Fees must be received in full during re-enrolment to guarantee your spot for the following term
  • Payments can be made by cash (in person), or by Visa or Mastercard (in person or over the phone)
  • No refunds will be made on any term payments
  • Suspension will only be granted upon presentation of a medical certificate stating the dates of absence to the Lauriston Swimming Coordinator
  • Any payments affected by a suspension will be held over in family credit indefinitely
  • Management reserves the right to terminate the Lauriston Swimming membership of any person not complying with any of the list terms and conditions