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We are passionate about quality aquatic education and child safety. This goes beyond offering learn-to-swim programs for the past 21 years. We like to share our knowledge and expertise too. In this blog section you can read about a wide range of swim related topics.

Child Drowning Prevention and Safety – Top 10 Tips for Safer Holiday Swimming

Stay Safe These Holidays at Home and Away Summer holidays are fast approaching– soon our children will have finished school for yet another year! For many of us, at least some of the Xmas school holiday period is spent away from home visiting relatives or catching up with family and friends, and of course enjoying…

Hampton & School Lessons: An essential partnership

There can be a distinct difference between school swimming and a Hampton Learn to Swim Class. School Swimming Swimming at school is a component of the Health & Physical Education classes. We provide our expert Teachers to several local schools as Teacher Aides for these programs and wholeheartedly support them as a complimentary addition to…

TEAM ACCELERATE IS HERE!

We are excited to welcome you to our NEW squad swimming program for children and adults of all ages. TEAM ACCELERATE, launching at Hampton Swim School on Monday 31 July! The Top 10 of TEAM ACCELERATE: The brand new squad swimming program at Hampton Swim School to replace the existing Junior, Intermediate and  High Performance…

Swimming Lessons When Sick: When You Should Keep Your Kids at Home for Everybody’s Sake

It’s not always easy to know whether your child should attend swimming lessons when sick, or stay home. That’s because ‘sickness’ in children can mean anything from a dry, week-old cough, to a fever, or even full-blown vomiting and diarrhoea. So to help make your decision easier, we’ve outlined below when you should keep your…

Pool Supervision Essentials For Parents

Pool Supervision Essentials  Everybody needs to remember not to be complacent about SUPERVISION as the primary layer of protection in the prevention of drowning. Vigilance is required, no matter how confident a young swimmer may be. Home pools are becoming more common every day. It is estimated now that more than 1 in 5 Australian homes…

When is my Child Ready to Stop Swimming Lessons?

Oftentimes parents will assess the suitability of continuing swimming lessons. This usually happens several years after a child has begun swimming lessons, often at one of two critical points. The first being, the point in which the child has reached a level of competence, and the parent believes the child is now ‘water-safe’. The second,…