GOswim Swimming Lessons for Children
At Thomastown Recreation & Aquatic Centre we are proud to deliver the innovative GOswim program to our students and families.
Powered by Swimming Australia, GOswim focuses on contemporary, experiential, activity based learning as a fun and engaging way for kids to learn to swim and be safe around water. GOswim swimming lessons empower students to think, discuss and decide whilst having fun in and around water.
Students gain access to:Weekly lessons
Enjoy weekly swimming lessons throughout the year for 48 weeks with access to the pool outside the lesson time.
Easy and affordable payments
With weekly payments, swimming lessons are more affordable and can be easily managed with our direct debit system.
Preventing the need to re-enrol each term and offering you a preferred lesson time.
Communicate and stay in touch with your child’s progression via the ActiveWorld app.
Free family swimming
Enjoy free family swim access for four weeks during summer.
Plus, one week Holiday Swim Program
|Administration fee||$31.70 (once off)|
|GOswim membership (Child) - 30 min||$18.10 per week|
|GOswim membership (Adult) - 45 min||$28.60 per week|
The curriculum covers seven areas of learning. These areas are combined and presented as activities to enhance student development.
The key learning areas are:
- Entries and exits
- Floating and sculling
- Movement, propulsion and stroke development
- Personal survival
- Underwater skills
- Rescue and emergency
- Water safety knowledge
Aquatic pathways to GOswim Academy
GOswim Academy is designed to encourage continued participation in aquatic activity through competitive and recreational/lap swimming.
The curriculum for the program builds on the core and foundation elements in the GOswim program, as each skill is broken down into segmented and achievable components that streamline and refine technique and enhance the development of efficiency and endurance.
Babies & toddlers
Help your child become comfortable and confident in and around the water with our Infants or Preschool GOswim program at Mill Park Leisure! Lessons are designed for babies 6 months to 3 years, catering for infant, toddler and preschool participants attending with their parents/guardians or appropriate adult carers.
Powered by Swimming Australia, GOswim focuses on contemporary, experiential, activity based learning as a fun and engaging way for kids to learn to swim and be safe around water.
Aimed at kids who have already learnt the basics of swimming, the GOswim Academy is designed for students aged between the ages of 8 and 14 years old. It’s perfect for kids ready for junior squads, or for those who are interested in getting ready for the competitive swimming club environment.
Our Integrated App
Everyone's GOswim journey is powered by innovative technology. The Active World app was specifically designed to improve communication and interaction between your swim schools and swimmers.
Your self managed personal portal will enable you to:
- View upcoming classes
- Book new classes
- Advise of us of your child's non-attendance and book make-up lessons
- Track learning pathways and progression
- Receive digital awards for effort, teamwork, perseverance and having FUN!
- Send and receive messages to the Centre staff
- Manage personal and billing details