Courses

Unique courses utilizing the latest and best teaching methods in the swimming industry.

Global Swim courses all combine swimming and safety training into one comprehensive teaching system.

Every class of a Global Swim course includes practice of both practical swim skill and building important safety habits. Every course level requires competency of both a swim benchmark, and a safety benchmark.
Global Swim offers foundation swim programs, as well as specialised theme courses that offer practical knowledge, experience and fun!

Swimming and water safety training that is effective, safe and fun!

Foundation Swim Courses

Foundation swim and safety for kids.

Swim School for kids provides a strong foundation of both swim and safety skills that will help kids to be safer for life. Participants learn to develop good habits in both their swimming and safety awareness. Graduates of the course will have good knowledge and understanding of proper safety procedures and emergency techniques related to water safety. Graduates will also have developed foundation movements of swimming strokes that will make learning in Stroke School faster and more enjoyable.

Private Lessons offered in bundles of 4 sessions. Course participation requires a Start-up Pack (from $15).
Session time: 55 minutes (approx 45 minutes wet, 10 min dry briefing / debriefing)
Class Size: Group (3-4), Semi-Private (2), Private (1-1)
Cost: Group - $30 / person / session, Semi-Private - $45 / person / session, Private - $90 / person / session

Foundation swim and safety for adults.

Swim School for Adults is a path to gaining your freedom to explore the aquatic world. Join your family and friends as you enjoy the pool, beach or various watersports with greater confidence and safety. Swim School offers private and semi-private lessons, as well as an optional private pool location allowing a comfortable learning environment. Swim School for Adults will provide a strong foundation of swimming and safety skills that will last a lifetime.

Private lessons offered in bundles of 4 hours. Course participation requires a Start-up Pack (from $15).
Session time: 55 minutes (approx 45 minutes wet, 10 min dry briefing / debriefing)
Class Size: Group (3-4), Semi-Private (1-2), Private (1-1)
Cost: Group - $30 / person / session, Semi-Private - $45 / person / session, Private - $90 / person / session

Swimming in English!

Swimming in English provides valuable opportunities for participants to experience real-life, realistic English immersion learning in a supportive way. Participants practice vocabulary specific to swimming and aquatics, while also practicing key speaking and listening. Understanding is demonstrated through action, making it a very practical way to learn-by-doing. Reading skills are included by using dry briefing / debriefing time to read course materials and well as short stories if appropriate. Swimming in English can be customised for both adults and children!

Private Lessons offered in bundles of 4 hours. Course participation requires a Start-up Pack (from $15).
Session time: 55 minutes (approx 45 minutes wet, 10 min dry briefing / debriefing)
Class Size: Group (3-4), Semi-Private (1-2), Private (1-1)
Cost: Group - $30 / person / session, Semi-Private - $45 / person / session, Private - $90 / person / session

Safety Training and Aquatic Rescue (STAR)

STAR is basic water safety and rescue education for anyone who accompanies others in, on, or near the water.  It is a dry course run in a classroom environment that can be customised for parents/caregivers, swim coaches, group leaders and others. The course includes practical safety and medical information related to hazards, safety equipment, and personal safety in responding to an emergency. Upon successful completion of the above programs, participants receive certificates issued though Starfish Aquatics Institute.

Course Length: Approx. 6 hours
Session time: Offered as a 1 day course, 2 x 3-hour sessions, or 3 x 2-hour sessions.
Class Size: max 10 participants, min. 5 participants (larger or smaller classes may be possible on a case-by-case basis)
Cost: $65 per participant (incl. course completion certificate)

Global Swim makes swim and safety learning interesting and fun!

Specialised Theme Courses

Specialised Theme Courses coming in 2018!

Global Swim offers a range of continuing courses that provide further opportunities to learn and improve swimming skills while also gaining knowledge and developing new interests.

Customised materials help to make swim and safety training simple.

Training Start-up Packs

Each course is accompanied by course materials that have the participant (and if applicable, parent or caregiver) to follow along as skills are learn and the course progresses. Some Participant Record Books are available in simple translations to help those who speak other languages. Other materials such as the Program Handbook, offer additional information about the course, and can be used to help explain specific aspects of training and methods. Once a course has been completed, participants receive a certificate, with an optional certification card. Deluxe and Delux + Gear start-up packs offer great value to participants.

Standard Start-up Packs

Each Global Swim course requires an initial Start-Up Pack.  Standard Start-up packs include a course folder, Personal Record Book and Program Handbook. If the participant successfully completes the course, he or she will receive a certificate of completion.

Cost: $15

Deluxe Start-up Pack (Coming Soon!)

Deluxe start-up pack includes materials from the standard pack (Personal Record Book and Program Handbook) in a zip pocket that will keep the materials dry around the poolside. Upon successful completion of the course, a graduate receives the standard certificate, as well as a customised certification card that can be easily taken when traveling or kept in a wallet.

Cost: $35 

Deluxe Start-up Pack + Gear (Coming Soon!)

Deluxe + Gear is the ultimate pack to get ready for swimming, with added gear that will serve long after the course is complete. In addition to the Deluxe Start-up Pack, participants receive a hooded towel, goggles and fins!

Cost: To Be Announced.

Global Swim must match the strict standards required by Starfish Swimming.

Training Locations

Dive Zone - Tauranga

Professional and reputable 5 Star PADI diving facility with onsite training pool. Global Swim gains exclusive use of the pool for training allowing for private, focused practice of skills in both shallow and deep water.

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TOI- OHOMAI Aquatics and Fitness Centre

The Aquatics Centre of the BOP Polytechnic offers excellent aquatics facilities along with highly trained and knowledgeable staff. Pool is open year-round and offers both shallow and deep water training opportunities.

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Jenni's Swim School

Jenni's Swim School is well known for quality swim instruction at all levels, from beginner to competitive. Small classes, personal attention and passion for developing safe swimmers make this school the preferred choice for many.

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