GenSwim

GenSwim offers a wide range of programs to suit swimmers from two years of age through to adults. The program aims to provide swimmers with sound stroke technique and survival skills while striving to make every lesson enjoyable and encouraging a real love for the sport. As a result, GenSwim has incorporated the Life Saving Victoria guidelines into its Learn to Swim program.

Program Days

In accordance with the Victorian school dates, we run a Learn to Swim program on the following days:

Monday 3.30pm - 6.00pm
Tuesday 3.30pm - 6.00pm
Wednesday

3.30pm - 6.00pm

Thursday 3.30pm - 6.00pm
Friday 3.30pm - 6.00pm
Saturday

8.00am - 12.00pm
12.30pm - 3.00pm

Learn to Swim Levels

LevelDescriptionMax no. of swimmers per class
1 Water discovery 3 - 4
2 Water awareness 3 - 4
3 Water sense 4
4 Water wise 4 - 5
5 Junior swim and survive 5 - 6
6 Swim and survive (pre-squad) 8
7 Senior swim and survive (pre-squad) 8

Preschool

This is a new initiative with limited availability. It is for two and three year olds, with a parent present. Six swimmers per class.

Our Instructors

All of our instructors are Austswim accredited to ensure that we can cater for your needs. We pride ourselves on our friendly and caring nature as well as our passion for swimming and coaching our students to success. We have purposefully created small class sizes to ensure you or your child feel confident in the water.

We have a number of instructors who are also qualified to teach swimmers with disabilities, as well as adults, infants and competitive strokes. The majority of our instructors are also lifeguard qualified to ensure optimal safety at all times.

2017 Term Dates

Term 1

Monday 30 January - Saturday 1 April

No swimming:

  • Monday 13 March – Labour Day
  • Friday 17 March – Genazzano Centenary Meet

Holiday program:

  • Week 2: Monday 10 April - Thursday 13 April

Term 2

Tuesday 18 April - Saturday 1 July

No swimming:

  • Monday 17 April - Easter Monday
  • Tuesday 25 April - ANZAC Day
  • Monday 12 June - Queen's Birthday

Holiday program:

  • Week 2: Monday 10 July - Friday 14 July

Term 3

Monday 17 July - Saturday 23 September

Holiday program:

  • Week 1: Monday 25 September - Thursday 28 September
  • Week 2: Monday 2 October - Friday 6 October

Term 4

Monday 9  October - Friday 15 December

No swimming:

  • Saturday 4 November - Melbourne Cup weekend
  • Monday 6 November - Melbourne Cup weekend
  • Tuesday 7 November - Melbourne Cup weekend

Holiday program 2018:

  • Week 1: Monday 15 January - Friday 19 January
  • Week 2: Monday 22 January - Thursday 25 January
  • Start LTS: Monday 29 January

Fees

LevelDurationFee per sessionGen family discount

Toddlers* (new)
2 and 3 years old 

30 minutes $15.50 $14.00
1-5 30 minutes $15.50 $14.00
6-7 60 minutes $17.50 $15.75
Private lessons 30 minutes $40.00 $36.00
Adult-only lessons 30 minutes $25.00 Not available

*Toddlers must be toilet trained.

Term fees must be paid before the commencement of the term to secure your position. We accept most forms of payment – direct deposit, cash, cheques (made out to Genazzano FCJ College) and credit. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for further information regarding enrolment and reserving a class space.

Family discounts

  • Family of three – third child receives 30% off*
  • Family of four – fourth child receives 40% off*
  • Family of five plus – fifth and subsequent children receives 50% off*

*All members of a family must be enrolled in a GenSwim program. The discount applies to the last member enrolling in the program. Discounts are based on the above session fees.

Private Lessons

Half-hour private lessons are available, but are limited. Private lessons can be conducted with one or two siblings. Please contact the Aquatic Coordinator on 03 8862 1064 for further information.

Make-up Lessons

Conditions

  • Contact must be made 24 hours prior to class with the office via email (preferable) or by phone
  • The makeup lesson must be rescheduled within 2 weeks of the missed lesson
  • Scheduling of the make-up lesson is subject to space availability in classes of the same level
  • No make-ups will be available to children who miss a Safety Week class unless it can be organised within the same week.
  • No credits or refunds are given.

Number of makeup lessons available per term

We allow a maximum of two make-up sessions within one term. All make up classes are to be rescheduled within the same term where a lesson was missed. While we will make every effort to accommodate your needs, we cannot guarantee the scheduling of makeup classes.

It is the parent/guardian’s obligation to contact the GenSwim office and arrange a make-up lesson for any missed lessons. GenSwim is not responsible for following up any missed classes with parents/guardians.

Please also note that we do not offer credits or refunds for missed classes.

Merchandise

We offer a range of goggles for children, adults and competition swimmers and a range of coloured silicone swim caps.

These items can be purchased from the office between the hours of 2.00pm and 6.00pm Monday to Friday, and Saturday from 8.00am to 2.00pm.

Contact Us

For more information, contact GenSwim enquiries via 8862 1064 or genswim@genazzano.vic.edu.au


GenSwim is a Child Safe Swim School. For more information, please read the Child Safe Policy or visit the Genazzano Child Safe webpage.

child safe

GenSwim has incorporated the Life Saving Victoria level guidelines into its Learn to Swim program.

GenSwim aims to provide swimmers with sound stroke technique and survival skills.

All of our instructors are Austswim accredited to ensure that we can cater for your needs.

We have a number of instructors who are also qualified to teach swimmers with disabilities, as well as adults.

GenSwim & GenAquatics lessons take place in a 25 metre heated pool located in the Physical Education Complex