Returning to Learn-to-Swim post COVID-19

The Centre is excited to welcome back our Learn-to-Swim members from Monday 6 July for the Intensive Program and Monday 20 July for the Term 3 Learn-to-Swim program.

Check your emails on Friday 19 June where you will be given the opportunity to Accept, Decline, or Change your time for Term 3.

Before enrolling your child in Learn-to-Swim or the Intensive Learn-to-Swim Holiday program please read these Terms and Conditions and watch the short video below:

LTS Terms and Conditions 19 June 2020

*by enrolling your child in the Learn-to-Swim program you accept these terms and conditions.



The Geelong College Recreation Centre Learn-to-Swim program is one of the foremost swim schools in the Geelong region. We pride ourselves on our program delivery, with passionate staff who are committed to providing a safe and positive environment for all members of our community. Our well-maintained and clean facilities provide a healthy space for people of all ages to develop a love of swimming.


The Recreation Centre has programs that will suit all abilities, with four types of programs on offer: Swim & Survive program, Intensive Learn-to-Swim, Squad programs and adult Learn-to-Swim.


Our goal is to develop each swimmer to:

  • Be water confident
  • Develop knowledge of water safety
  • Learn survival skills
  • Have correct swimming technique
  • Increase fitness and endurance

Our 1m and 3m diving boards provide us with the unique opportunity to offer a Diving program. We provide Level 1 diving coaches for this program, with the aim of developing our students into competition divers.

Our goal is to instill children with a life-long relationship with the water by providing high quality, developmentally sound swimming instruction in a fun, safe environment while emphasising outstanding customer service.

We will instill children with a life-long connection with the water by promoting a love of the water, building confidence in aquatic skills, and establishing a secure foundation for water safety and personal fitness.

We will provide outstanding customer service by keeping our customers informed, listening to and understanding their needs and concerns, valuing our relationship with them, and making them feel welcome.


For more information on these programs contact our centre on 5226 3129 or by email 


* Waiting list is currently closed until further notice.


Holiday Intensive Program

The Holiday Intensive Program at The Geelong College Recreation Centre is a concentrated program for both swimmers and divers that runs over 5 consecutive days. This is a fantastic opportunity to trial our in demand LTS  and Diving Programs.

Our next Program dates are: Monday 6 July 2020 – Friday 10 July 2020

Learn to Swim
We cater from 5-year-olds and onwards, The program covers all RLSSA Swim and Survive levels.
Each holiday program consists of 30-minute lessons conducted each day over five consecutive mornings (Monday - Friday).

Past programs have developed major improvements in our participants, due to small class numbers, a quiet learning environment and qualified teachers with industry currency.

Swimming during the school holidays is a great alternative to lessons throughout the term for families
with busy schedules.

For those already enrolled in the Recreation Centre’s Learn-to-Swim program, this holiday program will assist children in consolidating skills they need to complete in order to achieve their next level, or to kickstart their progress into a new level.

Registrations cost $85 per student.

Registrations closed. Program fully booked.


Learn to Dive

The Geelong College Intensive Learn-to-Dive classes are for children interested in exploring the sport of diving. The program is designed to encourage children to develop the basic skills of diving and suitably prepare them for their annual school diving competitions.

This holiday program will be made up of 5 x 60 minute lessons where our level 1 diving coach will provide video analysis, Land drills and plenty of encouragement to all divers through out the week. 

Learn-to-Dive Entry Requirements

  • Minimum age of 8 years old
  • Interest in diving
  • Ability to swim 25m unassisted in deep water
  • Ability to easily understand and follow verbal instructions
  • Awareness of safety in regards to self and others
  • Gymnastics, trampoline and dance experience is an advantage

Registrations cost $110 per student.

Applications close 24th June 2020



Swim Squad

The Geelong College Squad program has been developed for students that have completed level 6 of Royal Lifesaving Australia’s Swim and Survive program or equivalent, and are working towards competitive swimming. Squad swimming at The Geelong College Recreation Centre is made easy with highly qualified instructors who deliver a very engaging and interactive program.

Squads run after school Monday to Friday on a timetable basis.