Learn to Swim

Accredited swimming program and lessons

The Des Renford Leisure Centre Swim School program is an accredited Austswim and Royal Life Saving Society Swim and Survive program.
Our program is designed to promote water safety, familiarisation and stroke correction within an enjoyable and safe environment. 
All abilities are catered for from babies to adults. LTS Bus KidLessons are 30 minutes in duration and bookings are made by the school term.

Progression through the program is achieved by meeting the assessment criteria defined for each level and is not based upon age.

First Lap Vouchers are accepted for Intensive Learn to Swim (holidays) and weekly swimming lessons (school term).
Active Kids Vouchers are accepted for weekly swimming lessons (school term).

Term 2: Monday 24 April  - Sunday 2 July

Week 7 & 8: Re-enrolment for Learn to Swim & Intensive Holiday Program

Week 9: Wait list processing

Week 10: Change of day/time existing enrolments & enrol siblings

New enrolments: Monday 3 July

Intensive Holiday Program: Monday 3 July  -  Friday 7 July &  Monday 10 July - Friday 14 July

Term 3: Monday 17 July - Sunday 24 September

Week 7 & 8: R-enrolment for Learn to Swim & Intensive Holiday Program

Week 9:  Wait List Processing

Week 10: Change of day/time existing enrolments & enrol siblings

New Enrolments: Monday 25 September

Intensive Holiday Program: Monday 25 September - Friday 29 September & Tuesday 3 October -  Friday 6 October


For us to stay safe and stay open we ask you to adhere to the below COVID SAFE guidelines as outlined in the CURRENT Public Health Order (PHO):

  • We encourage one parent/guardian only to accompany children each visit
  • Do not bring your child if unwell and/or if there has been close contact with anyone testing positive to COVID-19 – this also applies to any accompanying adult
  • Practising good hygiene is an expectation of all customers i.e. regular washing of hands, use of towels and sanitising equipment, coughing into elbow etc.

Learn to Swim classes are not run on Public Holidays.

To contact the Swim School please email

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