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Swimming lessons/classes pools in Vic feedback wanted please
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:25 PM
I am after some feedback on any of then mentioned pools/classes for a toddler
Healthways Mont Albert
Bubbles Swim school (private lady)
What are these places like?
Do you find with the bigger public pools that your LO would /did get distracted
Can you recommend any other really good pools with great teachers
Suburbs willing to travel to: Whitehorse/Manningham/ Booroondara/ Monash close in such as Glen Waverley, Knox will go as far as Wantirna, Ringwood
Thanks in advance
also any tips/advice of what to look for when enquiring about swim classes I realise that under 2 it is pretty much water familarisation but what from there on???
Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:29 PM
We've done classes at Nunawading (from 6mths to 1 year) and they were great - a big focus on water safety and familiarisation and NOT swimming which I think suits this age group. However others in my mother's group had a different instructor and didn't like them so much - I guess it depends on the instructor.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:34 PM
Highly recommend Bubbles. My 3 kids went through there from 6 months till 4+ before switching. Great private pool and the owner is lovely.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:09 PM
I don't go to any of those, but a good question to ask is the teacher ratio once parents aren't in the water anymore. Ours is 1:4 but some are as high as 1:8, so obviously they get less one on one time.
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