School Age

Minky's Swim School teaches school-aged children the fundamentals of swimming and safety around pools and water.

As they build their confidence in the water and demonstrate competency in each area of a level, they move through the levels learning more swimming skills and techniques.

Level Skills Enrol Online

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Penguin

  • Slide in entry & exit shallow 
  • Kicking on front holding on to edge
  • Kicking on back holding on to edge 
  • Aided front float
  • Aided back float 
  • Move through water unassisted
  • Submerge with bubbles

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See below for how to enrol online

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Clownfish

  • Slide in entry & exit deep 
  • Unaided front float
  • Unaided back float 
  • Kicking on front with board 5m
  • Kicking on back with board 5m 
  • Torpedo- push & glide 5m
  • Submerge for an object 

Assessment required for new students. Please call to book an assessment. 

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Crab

  • Freestyle with board 5m
  • Backstroke with board 5m
  • Front torpedo 5m
  • Back torpedo 5m
  • Minky jump- float, lane rope, return
  • Develop bubble/breathe
  • Sculling 5m 

Assessment required for new students. Please call to book an assessment. 

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Turtle 

  • Freestyle 5m
  • Backstroke 5m
  • Kicking on front 10m
  • Kicking on back 10m
  • Survival backstroke kick with sculling 5m
  • Compact jump
  • Sitting dive

Assessment required for new students. Please call to book an assessment. 

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Platypus 

  • Freestyle 8m
  • Backstroke 8m
  • Breaststroke kick with board 8m
  • Survival backstroke 8m
  • Dolphin kick 8m
  • Reach rescue
  • Kneeling Dive

Assessment required for new students. Please call to book an assessment. 

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Dolphin 

  • Freestyle 12m
  • Backstroke 12m
  • Breaststroke – breathing & timing 12m
  • Dolphin kick 12m
  • Deepwater submerge
  • Survival backstroke 25m
  • Crouching Dive

Assessment required for new students. Please call to book an assessment. 

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Octopus

  • Freestyle with bilateral breathing 12m
  • Backstroke 12m
  • Breaststroke 12m
  • Breaststroke kick 25m
  • Butterfly with timing 12m
  • Treading water – 1 minute
  • Standing dive

Assessment required for new students. Please call to book an assessment. 

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Shark 

  • Freestyle 25m 2
  • Backstroke 25m
  • Breaststroke 25m
  • Butterfly- Complete stroke 12m
  • Dolphin kick 25m
  • Sidestroke 25m
  • Standing dive into glide

Assessment required for new students. Please call to book an assessment. 

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Seal 

  • Freestyle 100m
  • Backstroke 50m
  • Breaststroke 50m
  • Butterfly 25m
  • Dolphin kick 50m
  • Survival swim 100m
  • Forward somersault

Assessment required for new students. Please call to book an assessment. 

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Teenager Classes

Our classes for teenagers focus on helping students achieving the same skills and techniques achieved in Minky’s Swim School.

Whether you are a complete beginner, or wanting to improve your breathing and stroke technique, we have classes available for teenagers of all skill levels.

To accurately determine what level you should join, all new teenagers are required to complete a free swim assessment with an aquatics consultant at Minky's Swim School. Please complete the form below or call the centre to arrange a suitable time for your free swim assessment with one of our qualified aquatics consultants. 

Minky's Squad

Minky's Squad program incorporates a strong technique focus, preparation for competitive swimming, opportunities for building foundations for a healthy lifestyle and an enjoyable team atmosphere.

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TIP - We suggest enrolling online using a desktop device for the best experience. 

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Enrolment Guide

New Students - How to Book Swim Lessons Guide

Step 1: 

Launch My Account from a desktop PC or via the browser on your smart mobile. 

Click ‘Join now’ and follow the prompts to create a free account.  

Step 2: 

Log into your My Account, click ‘Book’ on the navigation bar located on the top of the page and select ‘Classes’. 

Step 3:  

Choose your preferred session, date and time, and click ‘Book now’. 

Step 4:  

Review your booking summary, enter your payment details and process payment.  

Once the payment has been successfully processed, you will receive an email with the booking summary and attendance details.

Previous Students - How to Login and Book Swim Lessons Online

IMPORTANT: From 25 May 2022, all existing My Account customers are required to reset their password before accessing the new My Account portal for the first time.  

Click HERE for instructions on how to reset your password. 

To book, simply follow the below steps. 

Step 1: 

Launch My Account from a desktop PC or via the browser on your smart mobile. 

Step 2: 

Once logged in, click ‘Book’ on the navigation bar located on the top of the page, and select ‘Classes’. 

Step 3:  

Choose your preferred session, date and time, and click ‘Book now’. 

Step 4:  

Review your booking summary, enter your payment details and process payment.  

Once the payment has been successfully processed, you will receive an email with the booking summary and attendance details.