Learn to Swim

Our La Trobe Swim School programs are suitable for infants age 4 onwards, children and adults.

The lessons are delivered out of the 25 metre-heated swimming pool in the Indoor Sports Centre at Bundoora Campus (La Trobe University).

Our experienced AUSTSWIM qualified teachers conduct all the classes.

The Swim School currently operates on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Saturday and Sunday mornings.

La Trobe Swim School program returning in 2022

La Trobe Swim School will resume on the week commencing 31 January. In the meantime, if you have any further questions about our Swim School program, please contact our Swim School team on swimschool@latrobe.edu.au or call (03) 9479 2973.

La Trobe Swim School programs

The Swim School program follows a series of six awards that show your child’s development as they work towards mastering the competitive swimming strokes. All levels also include a water safety component that is reinforced on a weekly basis. All children will receive certificates as they complete and progress through each of the award levels.

This program includes:

  • experienced and qualified instructors
  • free pool access before and after the lesson for the enrolled student and their parents
  • certificates awarded to all students
  • 30-minute lessons

La Trobe Swim School's adult program aims to teach water confidence and fundamental swimming skills to staff, students and the surrounding community of La Trobe University. We offer classes for new, beginner and intermediate swimmers. Adult classes run in line with Victoria school term timetable, and no lessons are ran during holidays.

This program includes:

  • experienced and qualified instructors
  • small class sizes
  • Term based swimming lessons
  • free pool access for the duration of your enrolment
  • 30-minute lessons

All our programs are delivered by qualified swimming instructors with a range of experience as Swimming Teachers, Lifeguards, and Surf Lifesavers.

Make an enquiry

Please contact our Swim School team on swimschool@latrobe.edu.au, or call 03 9479 2973.