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Learn to Swim

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Complete the enrolment form at the bottom of this page and email it through to us at

2. We will call you to discuss your child’s level and collect payment over the phone with Visa or MasterCard.


1. From Friday 26 August – Friday 30 September stop in at the Gawler Sport and Community Centre between 3.30pm – 5.30pm Monday – Friday.

2. From Monday 3 October enrolments can be made in person at the Gawler Aquatic Centre.

Please note your preferred day and time cannot be guaranteed without full payment of fees.

Click here to view our levels. Have a look and if you’re unsure please speak to our learn to swim team who will be able to put your child into the right level.

The day your Instructor is confident the student is ready to progress to the next level they will be assessed by our Learn to Swim Supervisors and if successful moved up to the next level right away. If you would like specific feedback on the progress of your child speak to our Supervisors who will be able to give you feedback on the progress of your child. If you have questions we ask that you please direct these to the supervisor on site and not to the swimming instructor to avoid distracting classes.

Classes run for 30 minutes, our mini squad class Marlin level runs for 45 minutes.

Children can start to learn to swim from 6 months old. We also have Adult lessons for the nervous beginner right through to advanced stroke correction.

Yes! Please make sure you discuss your child’s disability with the learn to swim team when you enrol so we can best cater for your child.

Yes, these lessons can be catered to whatever you like! Have a specific goal? Private lessons might be right for you.

Some health insurance companies will rebate swimming lessons. Gawler Aquatic Centre is registered with a number of health insurance companies. Full fees must be paid to the centre and receipts can then be taken to your health insurance company for reimbursement.

In the unlikely event Gawler Aquatic Centre needs to cancel a class, families will be advised by email and/or sms so please make sure your details are up to date. Gawler Aquatic Centre Swim School reserves the right to cancel or change classes and Swim Instructors if the need arises. If you have any other questions please give us a call on 8522 2034.