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Swim and Survive

Royal Life Saving Society's national Swim and Survive program

The Office of Sport delivers Royal Life Saving Society’s national Swim and Survive program in regional areas of NSW where limited learn to swim opportunities exist. Lessons cater for children aged 18 months to 12 years and provide everything from water awareness through to developing strokes and endurance. This intensive learn to swim program is delivered for 8 or 9 consecutive week days during January 2018.

There are classes for beginners’ right through to swimmers wanting to improve their technique. Children with special needs can also participate in Swim and Survive where specialist instructors are available. All instructors are qualified and hold AUSTSWIM-accreditation (or equivalent) and a current Working With Children Check.

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Swim and Survive instructor - Casual employment

All swim events

Active Level 1

Designed for children aged 4.5 to 12 years, lessons teach basic skills (i.e. submerging, blowing bubbles, safe entry and exit techniques), as well as basic life-saving skills and safe water behaviour. Suitable for children who have never had swimming lessons or are not confident in the water. Maximum class size: 5 children.

Active Level 2

Designed for children aged 4.5 to 12 years, lessons teach freestyle and backstroke techniques, breathing and life-saving skills (e.g. treading water). Maximum class size: 6 children.

Active Level 3

Suitable for children aged 4.5 to 12 years who can swim 15 metres using actions resembling freestyle, backstroke or breaststroke. Lessons correct stroke, further develop stroke and movement skills and develop endurance, as well as teach children life-saving and rescue skills. Maximum class size: 8 children. Note this course is NOT for children who can swim 50m or more.

Courage

Designed for children aged 3 to 5 years, lessons aim to develop independence from adult support and build survival skills (i.e. breathing, floating, basic stroke/movement and safe water behaviour). Maximum class size: 5 children (each with a parent/guardian in the water).

Wonder

Designed for children aged 18 months to 3 years, lessons teach basic water familiarisation skills (i.e. entry and exits, going underwater, floating and breathing) through songs, games and fun activities. Maximum class size: 6 children (each with a parent/guardian in the water).

Where What Grade When Vacancies
Crookwell Pool 17/18 SWIM CROOKWELL ACTIVE1 10:30-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan No Vacancies
Darlington Point Pool 17/18 SWIM DARLING PT ACTIVE1 15:40-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 9 Jan to 19 Jan Places Available
Eugowra Pool 17/18 SWIM EUGOWRA ACTIVE1 15:45-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Finley Pool 17/18 SWIM FINLEY ACTIVE1 10:30-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan No Vacancies
Forbes Pool 17/18 SWIM FORBES ACTIVE1 10:00-P1S3 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Forbes Pool 17/18 SWIM FORBES ACTIVE1 10:45-P1S2 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan No Vacancies
Forbes Pool 17/18 SWIM FORBES ACTIVE1 13:15-P1S2 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Geurie Pool 17/18 SWIM GEURIE ACTIVE1 12:30-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Gulgong Pool 17/18 SWIM GULGONG ACTIVE1 11:00-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Gundagai Pool 17/18 SWIM GUNDAGAI ACTIVE1 11:00-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Harden Pool 17/18 SWIM HARDEN ACTIVE1 10:30-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Hay Pool 17/18 SWIM HAY ACTIVE1 15:30-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Howlong Pool 17/18 SWIM HOWLONG ACTIVE1 12:30-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Inverell Swimming Complex 17/18 SWIM INVERELL ACTIVE1 12:00-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Jerilderie Pool 17/18 SWIM JERILDERIE ACTIVE1 15:30-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 16 Jan Places Available
Jindabyne Pool 17/18 SWIM JINDABYNE ACTIVE1 11:45-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Jindera Pool 17/18 SWIM JINDERA ACTIVE1 13:00-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Jindera Pool 17/18 SWIM JINDERA ACTIVE1 14:30-P1S2 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Junee Junction Recreation & Aquatic Centre 17/18 SWIM JUNEE ACTIVE1 10:30-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available
Kandos Pool 17/18 SWIM KANDOS ACTIVE1 10:45-P1S1 - ages 4.5 to 12 Active Level 1 8 Jan to 18 Jan Places Available

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