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 squads

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

Level Requirements
STARFISH Water Confidence. 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 Freestyle and backstroke with board for 10m; Float on back and front unassisted; Jump in and return to edge unassisted; Submerge and retrieve object; Kneeling dive - push and glide.
TURTLE Freestyle and backstroke with board for 15m; Dolphin kick for 10m; Survival backstroke and sculling on back; Treading water for 30 seconds; Standing dive.
STINGRAY Fluent freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke (25m) and butterfly (10m); Summersault; Treading water 45 seconds; Standing dives off the block
DOLPHIN Freestyle, backstroke and breastroke (50m) Butterfly (15m), Sidestroke (25m); Tumble turn; Treading water 1 minute; Racing dive
SHARK Freestyle, backstroke, Breastroke (100m)
Development Squad

Aiming to transition into competitive swimming as their priority sport.
Developing sound technique and skill in all strokes to compete at Victorian Metropolitan Championships.
Required to train 4–5 sessions per week.
Aged between 10 and 13 years.

State Squad

Aiming to qualify for Victorian Championships.
Training with a focus on development of all strokes and distances.
Required to attend 5–6 swim sessions and 2 dry land sessions per week.
Required to maintain a monthly attendance of 85%.
Aged between 12 and 16 years.

National Squad

Aiming to qualify for Australian Age Championships.
Training with a focus on the development of all strokes and distances.
Required to attend 6–7 sessions and 2 dry land sessions per week.
Required to maintain a monthly attendance of 85%.
Aged 13 years and over.

 Swimming Term Fees 

The table below details the costs associated with the Lauriston Swim School in 2020.

Program External Membership Lauriston Students 
Swim School $205  $205
Mini Squad $330 $305
Junior Squad $350 $315
Development Squad $375 $325
State & National Squad $400  $350


Lauriston Swim Club Annual Competition Fee - $205 


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