January Vacation Lessons

Swimming lessons throughout the January School Holidays.

Watkins Southside Swimming has been running the swimming program at Wesley College for 25 years. We will be running January Vacation Swimming classes in accordance with the Royal Lifesaving Society award structure.

We offer:

  • Stages 1 through to 17 ie Beginners to Bronze Cross (Minimum age – 4 years)
  • Small class sizes to cater for individual needs
  • Maximum 4 per class – Stages 1-2            30 minutes
  • Maximum 5 per class – Stages 3-5           30 minutes
  • Maximum 8 per class – Stages 6-15          45 minutes
  • Maximum 12 per class – Stage 16 & 17      60 minutes
  • Heated Pool with excellent facilities
  • Bronze Medallion/Resuscitation Requalification
  • Fully qualified staff
  • No entry fee for spectators

Swimming Levels

1Beginners

2Water Discovery

3Preliminary

4Water Awareness

5Water Sense

6Junior

7Intermediate

8Water Wise

9Senior

10Junior Swim & Survive

11Swim & Survive

12Senior Swim & Survive

13Wade & Rescue

14Accompanied Rescue

15Bronze Star

16Bronze Medallion

17Bronze Cross

99Unknown - Assessment Required

There are limited positions for the Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross Course. Positions will be allocated on a first in first served basis. 100% attendance is required for these courses.

Bronze Medallion 

This is offered in Block 1 morning session.

We are also running an extra 3 day Bronze Medallion Course on Wednesday 23rdJanuary (9am-1pm), Thursday 24th January (9-1pm) and Friday 25thJanuary 2019 (9-12pm).

Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Resuscitation should be updated every year to maintain accreditation. People wishing to requalify for these awards can do so on Wednesday 16th January 2019 from 9am – 12pm OR Friday 25th January 2019 from 9am-12pm. Please contact Lee Watkins (0407 564370) for more details. Cost for requalification is $50 (Includes all Royal Lifesaving Fees).

Lesson Times

We offer lessons in two blocks that run for two weeks each. Block 1 starts Monday 7th of January through Friday 18th of January 2019, then Block 2 runs from Monday 21st of January through Friday 1st of February 2019. Lessons will be held on the Australia Day Monday Public Holiday which falls on the 28th of January 2019.

Wesley College returns to school in Week 2 of Block 2 Vacation Swimming.

We are also running a 3 day Bronze Medallion Course on Wednesday 23rd January (9am-1pm), Thursday 24th January (9-1pm) and Friday 25th January 2019 (9-12pm).

Block 1 - Morning and Afternoon Sessions

Monday 7th of January - Friday 18th of January 2019

Stage Time Details
1 - 5 3:00pm

30 Minute Lessons

Maximum of 4 per class for Stages 1 & 2.

Maximum of 5 per class for Stages 3 - 5.

3:30pm
4:00pm
4:30pm
5:00pm
5:30pm
6 - 9 3:00pm

45 Minute Lessons

Maximum of 8 per class for Stages 6 - 9.

3:45pm
4:30pm
5:15pm
6 - 15 9:00am

45 Minute Lessons

Maximum of 8 per class for Stages 6 - 15.

9:45am
10:30am *
16 & 17 9:00am

60 Minute Lessons

Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross have time specifications and require hour lessons.

Maximum of 12 per class for Stages 16 & 17.

10:00am *

*Courses at this time are only run if required. Contact us for further details.

Block 1 - Sibling Times for Morning Sessions

Where you wish to enrol children in stages 6 and above in morning timeslots, we can work to accomodate younger siblings into a morning class.

Please be aware that these times are only made available to siblings of those in Stages 6-17 in morning classes.

Stage Time Details
1 - 5 9:00am

30 Minute Lessons

Only available for siblings of Stage 6-17 morning class swimmers.

9:30am
10:00am
10:30am*

*Courses at this time are only run if required. Contact us for further details.

Block 2

Monday 21st of January through Friday 1st of February 2019

Stage Time Details
1 - 5 3:30pm

30 Minute Lessons

Maximum of 4 per class for Stages 1 & 2.

Maximum of 5 per class for Stages 3 - 5.

4:00pm
4:30pm
5:00pm
5:30pm
6 - 9 3:30pm

45 Minute Lessons

Maximum of 8 per class for Stages 6 - 9.

4:15pm
5:00pm
5:45pm

 

Confirmation of class times will be forwarded by mail or e-mail after Monday 10th December 2018. (Please contact us if your confirmation has not arrived by December 14th 2018). Applications received after this date will be processed but can only be placed in classes where there are vacancies.

Fees

We offer Early Bird discounts to those who choose to pay prior to vacation lessons commencing or within the first week of lessons. Standard Fee applies from Week 2 onwards.

For information on payment methods, please see our Fees & Payments page.

Stage Detail Stage Non Wesley Students Wesley Students
1 - 17 Early Bird Stages 1 - 14 $170 $155
Stages 15
(Includes RLSSA Learner Guide)
$175* $160*
Stages 16 & 17
(Includes RLSSA Learner Guide)
$180* $165*
Standard Fee Stages 1 - 14 $185 $170
Stages 15
(Includes RLSSA Learner Guide)
$190 * $175 *
Stages 16 & 17
(Includes RLSSA Learner Guide)
$195 * $180* 

* On completion of criteria, there is an added cost imposed by the Royal Life Saving Society for Certificates, Badges and Medallions relevant to each stage. Specific costs for each stage will be made available during lesson time.

There will be no refunds for missed lessons. Should illness, injury or hospitalisation occur a refund will be arranged. Cancellations within 1 week of commencement of lessons will incur a $20 booking fee.

Make-up Lessons

Where ever possible we will give you a make-up lesson if you child has been injured or sick. Unfortunately we do not offer make-up lessons for birthday parties, holidays etc. Please contact us regarding available days and times for these lessons.