Swimming Lessons
Swimming Lessons
Swimming Lessons
Swimming Lessons
Swimming Lessons
Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Summer Swimming Lessons

Our swimming pool will be back up again for lessons from the 1st November 2022.

Our pool is 9.5m x 4.5m 

Private Lessons

Private lessons are $50 per 20-minute lesson and are with Coach Ashleigh.

Swimming Levels/Classes

Class lessons are $74 per month for a class membership.  These sessions are 25 minutes.  If you register part way through the month, the online booking system will pro rata the first month's fee.  30 days notice is required to cancel a class membership.  

Let's Go Under (Level 1)

This class is for complete beginners or for those with limited confidence moving in the water.  In this class our objectives are:

- Learn how to enter and exit pool safely

- Submerging

- Moving confidently in and under the water

- Starfish float unassisted on front for 4 seconds

- Assisted starfish float on back

Streamliners (Level 2)

This class is for those that can submerge and float unassisted on their front for 4 seconds.  In this class our objectives are:

- Streamlined body

- Correct head position

- "Long legs" kicking

- Freestyle arms and kicking for 4 metres.

- Unassisted starfish float on back (and learning how to stand up from back float)

- Kicking unassisted on back

- Roll from front float to back

Putting it all Together (Level 3)

This class is for those that can kick at least 4 metres on their back; and can also do freestyle arms and kicking for 4 metres.  In this class our objectives are:

- Freestyle arm stroking and kicking for 6 metres

- Backstroke arms and kicking for 10 metres

- Kicking on side in "breathing position"

Breathers (Level 4)

This class is for those that can already swim at least 6 metres doing freestyle and 9 metres doing backstroke.  In this class our objectives are:

- Bi-lateral freestyle breathing for 9 metres

- Improving backstroke technique

- Breaststroke kick


Off-Site Private Swimming Lessons

Private swimming lessons are available for the Whangarei area on request, subject to instructor availability.

Participants must have access to a swimming pool where we can send an instructor to teach the private lessons.  Please contact us to request lessons.  Our rate for these lessons are $50 for a 20 minute lesson, with a travel rate of $0.80 cents per km from our base (9 Commerce Street, Whangarei) to the pool location (return).

Could private lessons be a good option for you?

Did you have a bad experience which put you off water? Does your child have a fear for water or are they currently struggling to learn in a group situation? Private one-one lessons may be a good option.

To discuss or book lessons, please contact admin@activeattitude.co.nz.


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