Phone: 9864 7572

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

Levels and squads

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

Level Requirements
1 Water Confidence, Blow bubbles with mouth, Floating on front and back independently, Dog paddle for 5m; Kicking on front and back in streamlined position with an aid; Fully submerge to pick up an object from bottom of pool; Safe entry and exit
2 Fluent freestyle and backstroke for 10m; Controlled breathing pattern; Starting breaststroke kick and butterfly kick; Kneeling dives off the wall with streamlined entry
3 Fluent freestyle and backstroke for 15m, Fluent breaststroke kick and stroke timing, Butterfly kick in streamline position, Standing dives off the wall, Starting tumble turns
4 Fluent freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke (25m) and butterfly (15m); Fluent turns for all strokes at all times; Standing dives off the block
5 Fluent freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke (50m) and butterfly with correct turns (25m); Standing dives off the block
Mini Squad Fluent freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke (100m) and butterfly (50m); Correct starts, turns and finishes for all strokes all the time; Learning to read the pace clock and programs on the whiteboard. Swimmers in this squad must attend at least two sessions per week.
Squad Preparation for Lauriston Squad; Able to follow a program from the whiteboard and read the pace clock accurately; Able to swim 200m of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke, and 100m of butterfly with correct turns without stopping; Correct starts, turns and finishes for all strokes all the time. Swimmers in this squad must attend at least three sessions per week.
Lauriston Squad Competition squad, Regional, State and National Swimmers

Class times

  Monday Thursday Friday Saturday
9.00am       Lessons
Mini Squad
9.30am       Lessons
10.00am       Lessons
10.30am       Lessons
11.00am       Lessons
11.30am       Lessons
3.30pm   Lessons
Mini Squad
4.00pm   Lessons Lessons  
4.30pm Lessons
Mini Squad
Lessons Lessons  
5.00pm Lessons Lessons Lessons  
5.30pm Lessons Squad    
6.00pm Squad      

Swimming fees

The table below details the costs associated with the Lauriston Swim School in 2017.

Program One term Whole year
Learn to Swim lessons $190 per term $720
Mini Squad $210 per term $790
Squad $250 per term $950
Intensive lessons / holidays $110 per week N/A
Private lessons $365 per term $1,380

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 person 17 years old and over 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