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VacSwim is Australia’s longest running program operating in both the October and January school holidays, offering swimming lessons for children aged five to 17 years of age.

Your children can join in the fun of learning to swim and vital swimming and water safety skills with lessons conducted at pools and open water venues across the State.

VacSwim has grown from its beginnings in 1919 when five instructors taught 248 children at three venues, to become the largest vacation swimming program in Australia. In recent years, 55 000 children participate in lessons each year with more than 1500 qualified instructors at more than 180 locations throughout the State.


Primary: ArabicBurmeseDariDinka, Farsi, FilipinoHindiIndonesianKarenKorean, Simplified ChineseSwahili,  Thai, TigrinyaVietnamese.

Secondary: ArabicBurmeseDariDinkaFarsi, FilipinoHindiIndonesianKaren, KoreanSimplified ChineseSwahili, ThaiTigrinyaVietnamese.

VacSwim enrolments are now open

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