Swim school

The Karratha Leisureplex Swim School has a range of programs for all ages and abilities. Our fully accredited swim instructors run classes catering to a range of age groups and skill levels. Please read this information carefully to ensure you select the correct age and skill grouping for your child. We cannot guarantee the ability to swap classes if you make the wrong selection.

Term Three 2024

View the Term 3 Swim School, classes run from 29 July to 20 September 2024.

Online registrations open, as per below: 

  • Tuesday 16 July, 10am: Little Ducks 
  • Tuesday 16 July, 11am: Dolphins 
  • Wednesday 17 July, 10am: Learn To Swim (LTS) 5 -12 plus
  • Wednesday 17 July, 11am: Learn To Swim (LTS) 1- 4 

Bookings can also be made by visiting or calling Karratha Leisureplex on: (08) 9186 8556

At times of high demand our online registration system may fault. If this occurs, registrations will be placed on hold (including phone and walk-ins) until our systems can be recalibrated. This is to ensure all participants have equal opportunities to register.

General Information

  • Classes generally run in conjunction with the school term for approximately 10 weeks

  • All classes run for 30 minutes, in our combo/heated (in winter) pool

  • Your lesson fee includes spectator entry for two adults (adults wishing to swim separately must pay the usual entry fee)

  • Class limits apply and are based on the Royal Life Saving Society swim school guidelines. Little Ducks, Dolphins and Learn to Swim Stages one to four have a limit of six students per class and Learn to Swim Stages four to eight have a limit of eight students per class

  • If classes are missed due to absence or illness there will be no refunds or make-up classes

  • Entry cards will be issued and will be required to be shown prior to each lesson

  • There will be no classes on public holidays

Age levels

Our classes are divided into three groups based on the child's age.

  • Little Ducks: infants 6 months – 36 months (parent in water)
  • Dolphins: toddler 3 years – 5 years 
  • Learn to Swim: 5 years – 16 years

Little Ducks (infants 6 months – 36 months)

The Little Ducks program for infants has five levels which are based on age groups. Parents are required to be in the water with their children

Dolphins (toddlers 3 years – 4 years)

Dolphins must be aged 3 at time of enrolment.

The Dolphins program for toddlers has four levels which are based on skills. Please choose an appropriate level based on your child’s assessment or re-enrolment details. If your child is unable to swim independently, they must start at Dolphin 1.

Learn To Swim (5 – 16 years)

There are nine stages of learn to swim instruction based on the Austswim Learn to swim guidelines. Parents should choose a stage level based on their child’s skill level in the water. Children who have previously completed Austswim stages should progress to the next stage. Parents who are unsure of their child’s level should contact a swim instructor to discuss the best class for their child


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