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Learning to swim and water safety

Swimming Lessons

We have swimming lessons for children as young as three years old through to adult lessons. The groups are small to offer best attention: maximum of our students for levels 1 - 4 and six students for levels 5, 6 and Adult/Teen beginner. Our swim school terms are in line with regular school terms 1 and 4.

Watch this space for the 2018/2019 class times.

Times and Costs (Season 17-18)

Children's classes: 30 minutes (Levels 1 - 4) and 45 minutes (Level 5 - 6) per lesson

Monday to Thursday:  4pm to 6pm

Saturday:                       9am to 12pm

Cost Option 1:  $152 ($16.50 per lesson) - pay upfront for full term. Entitled to make-up lessons

Cost Option 2:  $19.50 per lesson - pay as you go

Adult classes: 45 minutes per lesson

Cost:  $19.50 per lesson

Private lessons:  30 minutes per lesson

Time by negotiation

Cost:  $33.80 per lesson


Return the enrolment form to the Marion Outdoor Pool or email it to

To see what a participant can achieve by the end of the program at each level download the Swim School Assessment Criteria  below.

For more information email or call the Centre on 8276 4939


SA Water VACSWIM SA is a South Australian Government supported initiative for primary school aged children.  It provides them with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in the areas of water safety, confidence and competence in the water, personal survival activities and basic aquatic emergency procedures.

The Marion Outdoor Pool offers a Royal Life Saving Society 'Swim and Survive (Levels 1-7) program.

Visit the VACSWIM website for more information. The 2019 main program will commence on 2 January and we will be able to accept enrolments from our new season opening date of 2 October 2018, either by email or phone if previously enrolled.

New participants can download the VACSWIM form below and email to

The VACSWIM website details the different competencies a participant will achieve by the end of each level in the RLAA-SA Swim & Survive Program.

To learn the different competencies a participant will achieve by the end of each level in the RLSS-SA Swim & Survive program, download the form below:

Staff at Marion Outdoor Pool will use their best efforts to place a participant in the appropriate level, but the instructor will re-locate them if appropriate once the class begins.