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The Gold Coast Aquatic Centre brings it all together and so much more. Gold Coast Aquatic Centre formally opened to the community on Saturday 13 September 2014.

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Learn to swim

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre provides classes for children from four months old through to adult swimmers.

We also provide a structured squad program for non-competitive and competitive swimmers of all ages and abilities. We are Austswim recognised and all our instructors are Austswim qualified and CPR certified.

Our program is designed not only to teach swimming but to also encourage safe water practices. Lessons are offered all year round in a heated indoor pool and heated 25 metre outdoor pool. Lessons and classes are available in the mornings, afternoons and on weekends. Class sizes are kept small to ensure our students receive quality tuition.

Swimming classes at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre provide an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

We offer a range of options:

  • water awareness for infants
  • learn to swim for pre-schoolers
  • learn to swim for school age children
  • learn to swim for teenagers
  • learn to swim for adults
  • private swimming classes
  • special needs.

For further information and bookings please contact us. Please note there are limited spots available.

Learn to swim intensives

Learn to swim intensives will be on next school holidays.

Learn to swim intensives are a great way to boost your child’s swimming proficiency. Lessons are limited to small class sizes and run for 30 minutes to ensure your child gets the maximum benefit from our program.

To register, please see centre reception or email your details to aquaticcentre@goldcoast.qld.gov.au.

¹Complete five day intensives – no part weeks available.

Lessons and classes

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre 'Learn to swim' has a range of lessons which cater for all levels.

Fees and charges

Swimming lesson - 1 child - $16 per child
Swimming lesson - 2 lessons per week (1 child) - $28
Swimming lesson - 3 children - $40 for 3 children from a single family
Private swimming lesson - One on one per half hour - $30
Private swimming lesson - One on one per hour - $45

Children's program

Little girl swimming

Pre-school children are accepted for introduction to the aquatic environment from four (4) months of age. Our qualified instructors will promote confidence in the water, developing a lifelong acceptance of the need for water safety.

Your child will be placed in group classes according to age and ability. They will initially be accompanied by a parent.

All lessons and classes will introduce your child to breathe control, teach safety techniques and develop kicking and early stroking skills. Instructors also build confidence in the water through fun and entertaining water play activities.

Private one-on-one tuition is also available.

For further information and bookings please contact us. Please note there are limited spots available.

School age program

Boy swimming underwater

Our school age program focuses on water safety and an introduction to basic aquatic skills.

Once self-reliance and confidence are achieved in the water, your child will be introduced to techniques, freestyle and backstroke, then progress to learning butterfly and breaststroke techniques.

Private one-on-one tuition is also available.

For further information and bookings please contact us. Please note there are limited spots available.

Squads

You can improve your technique with simple and easy stroke correction. Learn correct breathing techniques and more efficient stroke mechanics from some of Australia's best coaches that will improve your swimming and provide health benefits as an added bonus.

Girl swimming backstroke

Our squad training program offers a comprehensive progression from mini and junior squads through to elite level competition. The program is headed by Australian Olympic Team coach, Glenn Baker. Glenn and his team of assistant coaches deliver a training program that develops the swimmer over time with the aim to transition them from junior to senior, while reaching their potential along the way.

Group squads and private lessons are available for all ages.

Fees and charges

Mini squad - $140 per month, includes entry and coaching
Junior squad - $170 per month, includes entry and coaching
State squad - $185 per month, includes entry and coaching
National squad - $200 per month, includes entry and coaching
High performance squad - $240 per month, includes entry and coaching
Child fitness squad - $70 per month, includes entry and coaching
Adult fitness / triathlon squad - $100 per month, includes entry and coaching
Visitor swim squad - $12 per session
Visitor swim squad 10 visit pass - $90

For further information please contact us.

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