The “I’m not getting in the pool” and other tantrums

The “I’m not getting in the pool” and other tantrums

We all have an emotions tank, children included. When it’s relatively empty, we get to have fun, love each other in the ways we want, we get to make measured choices. As it starts to fill up with stress and overwhelm, it’s another story. In my home we talk about our...

COVID Safety Policy

COVID Safety Policy

Covid safety and the advice from Qld Health can change. Please visit this page to view our current Covid Safe Policies. We will update them as the situation, and advice changes. Last update 9th Jan 2022     Vaccination Only from Jan 2022 we are a vaccination...

Goggle or not to Goggle

Goggle or not to Goggle

To goggle or not to Goggle, that is the question All swimming teachers will have their own ideas about when a child should start wearing goggles in the pool, but I think most would agree that children should be able to swim with and without goggles. Goggles ON...

Mums and High Functioning Anxiety

Mums and High Functioning Anxiety

If it looks like anxiety, swims like anxiety and quacks like anxiety, then it’s probably a duck. You may ask yourself why a Swim School has a blog post about women’s anxiety? This is for the Mums out there who are carrying loads that may feel too heavy. You are not...

End of Season and other need to knows

End of Season and other need to knows

Hello Swimmers! It appears end of season is as clear as mud. Sorry for this. Here's some enlightenment. End of season for us would usually be the end of May. Courtesy of COVID we lost almost a week of swimming this season so we're running a week over on all days,...

Safely back to the step in a pool

A really important swim survival skill is being able to effectively navigate their way around a pool back to the safety of the step. It's a super important skill for emerging and beginning swimmers. This is how we teach it.