Term 3 – 2018 Information Bulletin

2018 Term Dates
Term 3: Mon 16 July – Sat 22 Sept
SHP T3 Mon 1 Oct – Fri 5 Oct
Term 4: Mon 8 Oct – Sat 22 Dec

Welcome back to our returning students and welcome to our new families.
I hope everyone had a great break over the holidays.

From ASSA’s Swimming Family Newsletter Ripples


It might be winter, and you might be rugged up … but facts are, it’s warmer in the water than out of it!!

And good news, ASSA member Swim Schools are located around the country, heating learn-to-swim pools to a nice, warm, and comfortable temperature!

But sadly, winter swimming is often less popular.
However, for those passionate parents, keen to keep the kids kicking during this period, there are some big benefits:

1. Not only will your child be safer in and around water through your persistence, but the
consistency will strengthen their skills, ability and confidence; and

2. Every swimming lesson dollar you spend, has even greater value! Why? In some places, due to the cooler season drop-off …
– Attending kids may be offered more personalised time with their teacher;
– As a result, children may progress more quickly due to the  increased teacher attention; and
– Winter swimming kids will most likely maintain their touch of the water, preparing them for spring and summer.

Rain, hail, sleet, snow or just a chilly day – now there’s never a reason to skip a swimming session this Winter!

SAFER steps for SAFER swimmers

You may have seen them, but do you know them – do you follow them?

They’re called the SAFER ‘Layers of Protection’; they’re ASSA’s top-line effective water safety checklist, which we insist should be applied when children are in and around all aquatic environments, to help reduce the risk of drowning tragedies.

SAFER – it’s our acronym, and it’s also our aim … while accidents can and do happen, by ensuring you apply the LAYERS, you’re helping to reduce the risk.
Remember the acronym, remember the Layers and help build a SAFER nation of swimmers.
Ross Gage – CEO Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA)

Our Team

At the end of last term we farewelled Matt. A huge thank you, we have greatly appreciated Matt’s dedication, enthusiasm knowledge and commitment.
With all of this, we have had some changes to rosters plus a change in university scheduling for many of our teachers has also contributed.

Monday   Kaitlin
Monday evening  Kaitlin & Aimee
Tuesday   Lauren
Tuesday evening  Lauren & Bec
Wednesday  Sarah
Wednesday evening Kaitlin & Aimee
Thursday   Sarah
Thursday evening Lauren & Jess
Friday   Lauren
Friday evening  Lauren & Bec
Saturday  Aimee, Jess & Bec
Swim School Policies
Just a reminder all our policies are now online or you can pick up a brochure at the pool.

Fee Payments

At the start of term before your child goes into class you will need to pay their fees. Either by direct debit three days prior to your first class or by cash/cheque at the pool on the day of their first lesson of the term.
If your direct debit is within three days of your first class, please bring a copy of your receipt.
Unfortunately your child will not be able to swim unless payment is made or an arrangement is made with us prior to the start of term.
Please see Kylie to discuss any concerns you may have.
Direct Debit details –
Account name: Swim Like A Fish
BSB 633-000
Account no. 140351032.

Sibling Discount
Second and third child discounts apply where you have 2 or more children in classes (not water familiarisation or squad as they are already discounted).
They are calculated at $18.50(1st Child), $16.50(2nd Child) and $14.50(3rd Child) per class pro-rata of how many weeks there are in the term, taking into account any public holidays that occur. ($14.50 per class for each child beyond 3)

Water Familiarisation Classes
Tuesday 9.30am – 10.00am &
6.00pm – 6.30pm,
Wednesday 9.30am-10.00am
Thursday 9.30am-10.00am
Saturday 9.00am – 9.30am, 9.30am – 10.00am & 1.00pm-1.30pm

Where the Parents are in the Water with their children.
New Water Familiarisation starters commencing after the first week work out payments pro rata of $15.00 per class. There are no discounts for Water Familiarisation as this is already discounted.

Swimming Squad Classes
Wednesday 5.30pm-6.30pm
Term 3 fees are $185
There are no discounts for squad classes as these are already discounted.

Term 3  2017 – Class Payment Calculation

Term 3 is a standard 10 week term
1 child @ $18.50 – $185
2 Children with 2nd child discount $350
3 Children with 2nd & 3rd Child discounts $495
Water Familiarisation $150
Swimming Squad $185

Missed Classes
Missed classes are not to be deducted from the fees. Make up lessons are available for any missed class for any reason where class sizes permit. As I’m sure you understand we have to pay teachers each and every week once term classes are set.

If you have any queries please phone us on
M: 0433 446 403 if you don’t catch us at the pool.
Many thanks, Kylie