School Swimming Programs
The Whitlam Leisure Centre offers a wide range of programs for your school students. All in which are aligned with educational requirements of water safety.
Programs can be tailored to meet the schools requirements for timetabling, logistics and curriculum objectives.
Our Aquatics Services Coordinator works with the schools to discuss, plan and implements suitable programs to meet there needs.
Thus ensuring everyone has fun learning in a safe and friendly environment.
Program times may vary depending on the duration, number of students, financial considerations and educational needs.
Our Austswim accredited teachers conduct each program using our curriculum which provides a comprehensive educational framework. Enhancing knowledge, skill and understanding of safer aquatic participation.
The Curriculum ensures alignment with and support of learning outcomes and drowning prevention strategies including:
- The Federal Governments Curriculum Framework Guide where the focus is on experiential rather than command teaching.
- The World Health Organisation Drowning Prevention Implementation guide a central document that is acknowledged world wide.
- The Australian Water Safety Councils water safety plan.
- Austswim Learning Pillars Framework is a guiding document for program development, lesson planning and teaching.