Learn to swim.

Our program.

Rackley Swimming has 20 swim schools in South East Queensland. Our friendly, qualified staff are passionate about teaching children to develop the necessary skills and confidence they need to be safe in and around the water. The Learn To Swim program caters for all ages from two months.

Being able to swim presents the ability to enjoy everything the Australian lifestyle has to offer. Summers spent at the beach, weekends at the pool or family holidays by the water - there is so much to enjoy.

Swimming is a skill for life.

Safer Start

Safer Start

Early years swimming program from 2 months.

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New Start

New Start

Introduction program for kids new to swimming lessons.

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Safer Kids

Safer Kids

Development program teaching basic paddling and safety skills.

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Safer Swimmers

Safer Swimmers

Achievement program developing strokes and technique.

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Rackley Swimming is for life.

Once you have finished our learn to swim program,
you can move into our squad and club swimming programs.
Not sure which program is best for you? Book your free 10 minute swim safety check.

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Safer Start

Baby Swim Program

The Safer Start level is a discovery phase. Learn how early years swimming can teach your child to be safe in the water and also help them to achieve learning milestones sooner.

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You’re never too young to love water.

Introduce your child to the water from 2 months, with these free group classes. 

Learn a love and respect for the water.

This level encourages and educates both child and parent on the basics of water safety through activities and games.

Repetition, songs and fun activities.

Your child will continue to explore the water and develop confidence with mum or dad in the water through a series of fun activities and games.

Develop water confidence and skills.

Preparing children to graduate into a level without mum or dad, continuing with more advanced activites and games.

New Start

Introduction Program

The New Start program is an introduction for children who have not had swimming classes before. Your child will learn the basics of swimming and be prepared for the Safer Kids program.

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Become relaxed and calm in the water.

The New Start program is an introduction for children who have not had swimming classes before. Your child will learn the basics of swimming and be prepared for the Safer Kids program.

Safer Kids

Development Program

The Safer Kids level begins to teach children essential paddling and water safety skills in a fun and engaging way.

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The foundation for swimming skills.

With no parents in the pool, children will be introduced to key foundation activities to build their swimming techniques.

Development of technique.

Children develop a basic freestyle arm action and a strong kick.

Freestyle and backstroke skills.

Children will begin to develop a natural breathing pattern, freestyle and backstroke skills.

Develop skills and stroke techniques.

Children continue to develop their backstroke and freestyle, as well as introduce breaststroke kick and dolphin kick.

Safer Swimmers

Achievement Program

As your child progresses to Safer Swimmers, they’ll develop their strokes to ensure children know how to swim efficiently with the correct technique. 

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Developing endurance, technique and new skills.

Enhancing breaststroke kick and dolphin kick, as well as introducing the basic butterfly arm action.

Emphasis on all four strokes.

Students develop endurance and continue to enhance their swimming skills in all four competitive strokes.

Transition to squad swimming.

All strokes are developed and swimmers are introduced to lap swimming and lane etiquette to prepare them for the transition into squad swimming.

For swimmers proficient in all four strokes.

Students are swimming laps and have learned lane etiquette, lesson length is increaded to increase swimmers endurance.

Squad & Club Swimming

Find your local swim family.

Use the location map to find out more about your closest Rackley Swimming school.

18 swim schools across south east queensland.

Browse a location to find out more about your local Rackley Swimming school.