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Swimming Lessons

Learn to swim or improve water skills in a relaxed and supportive environment with accredited instructors.

Norwood Swimming Centre is open for swimming

The Norwood Swimming Centre is open from 4 November 2023 to 5 May 2024. 

The Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre is closed for a major upgrade

Sport and rec - boys in swimming poolWe offer swimming lessons for children from 3 years of age during the swim season.

The aim of swimming lessons is to increase swimming and water safety skills, water confidence and enjoyment.

If you have a lesson enquiry, click on the button below to submit your enquiry online or email

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Swimming lessons

Children (3 years +)

Girl in a swimming poolSwimming lessons for children aged 3 years + are offered at the Norwood Swimming Centre on the following days and times:
$19 per lesson (includes entry)

  • Monday – 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Tuesday – 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Wednesday – 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Thursday – 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Saturday – 9am to 12pm

VACSWIM (5 years +) - online enrolments open

SA Water Vacswim is a South Australian Government funded program for school children aged 5 years +.

Program dates: 8-12 January 2024Vacswim logo 2021

Enrolments now open for Norwood Swimming Centre. 

Enrol online at VACSWIM

Holiday Swim Program -  Royal Life Saving SA (3 years +)

Swim and Survive Program LogoAbout:

We will be running the same Swim and Survive lessons you know and love, so bring your logbooks and get ready for a week of fun and learning!

Holiday Swim is a Royal Life Saving SA initiative. The aim of the Holiday Swim Program is to continue to teach children critical lifesaving skills and basic swimming skills, to equip them with the knowledge to stay safe in, on and around the water.

The program will be held at the Norwood Swimming Centre.


5 day program

18-22 December 2023

Courage lessons are 30 Minutes

Active Swim and Survive Level D1-7 lessons are 45 minutes

For further details including fees, click on the enrol button below:

Enrol online at Holiday Swim

Local Swimming Clubs

Norwood Swimming Club

The Norwood Swimming Club fosters healthy competition welcoming everyone, with 5 levels available to swimmers depending on age and swimming ability.

Visit their website

Payneham Swimming Club

The Payneham Swimming Club promotes swimming for fun, fitness and competition, with 5 squads available depending on age and swimming ability.

Visit their website

Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre closed due to major upgrade

The much-loved Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre will be transformed into an exciting water park — delighting swimmers, families and the wider community. 

Find out more