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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

The cost for the term is $154.80 ($17.20 per lesson for 9 lessons) . You are entitled to make-up lessons if you are unable to make a lesson due to illness.

Adult classes: 45 minutes per lesson

Cost:  $20 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.

The next VACSWIM program will run in January 2020. Council will provide information about enrolments in late 2019.

Visit the VACSWIM website for more information.

Migrant Women's Swimming Program

The Migrant Women's Swimming Program is a female only swimming program that is a combination of swimming lessons, water activities and leisure time.

The program is offered over three dates;  Saturday 23rd February, Saturday 9th March and Saturday 23rd March.  The sessions will run 6.30pm-8.30pm and the sessions are free.

It is strictly open to women only, aged 12 and over.  Unfortunately children under the age of 12 will not be allowed on the premises.

To enrol in any of the classes, please download the enrolment form below, and return to  A member of staff will then be in touch to confirm your enrolment.  Alternatively, you can return the enrolment form to us here at the pool in person.

For any questions in relation to this program, please call us on 8276 4939