New customers

If you're a new customer, we'll need to assess your swim level before you can book a class.

Young girl in pool wearing pink goggles with text saying Five Free Swims Bonus.

When you book and pay before the start of term you will receive entry for 5 free swims outside of your lessons. This becomes valid from week 2 of term and expires at the end of the term.

Assess your swim level and book a class

Phone: Learn to Swim on (04) 801 4403.


 Phone line hours
 Monday - Friday
 8am - 8pm
 Saturday and Sunday
 9am - 6pm

Swimming with us for the first time? Phone:(04) 801 4403 to book a swim assessment.

Once you've had your swimming-level assessment, we can help you book a class at a time that suits you.

School holiday programmes

Bookings for the 2015 September/October school holiday programmes open Tuesday 1 September

Choice of pools

The Learn to Swim programme is available at:

Choice of classes

Parents / caregivers need to be in the water with children under the age of 3 years.

 Cost  per lesson                                 
6 - 36 months
$10.80 Encourages enjoyment of the water, develops awareness and confidence; teaches floating and kicking skills. Parent/caregiver required in the water during the class.
3 - 5 years

Five levels which develop and extend your child's swimming and water safety skills, building self-esteem, confidence and motor-skill development.

School children

$13.50 (up to bronze sharks)
$14.50 (silver sharks, gold sharks)
$15.00 (mini squad, youth squad)

Caters for all levels - from nervous beginners to children who can swim lengths. Develops and extends your child's swimming and water safety skills. Block courses are available in the school holidays.
Adults $14.50 Four to Six week courses catering for all levels - from basic survival swimming skills to improving stroke and breathing techniques.

Any age for people with impairments


One-on-one lessons adapted for people with impairments. We can also help you find out about funding for swimming lessons.

Check available classes

To view class times and availability, go to the Programmes section on our online Recreation Bookings service.