UWA Adult Swimming

Develop your swimming skills with industry experts at the UWA Aquatic Centre

Our heated pools and passionate staff are ready to continue to develop your swimming skills and build your fitness. The UWA Aquatic Centre provides tuition for adults from beginner level to those wishing to improve their swimming technique.

Adult Swimming Lessons

The UWA Aquatic Centre provides specialised adult lessons and private swimming lessons for beginner adult swimmers.

Adult lessons are small group classes (maximum of four participants) that cater to swimmers who would like to further develop the three core strokes (freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke) and focus on the correct breathing and stroke technique.

Private lessons are tailored to suit your individual ability and learning objectives. Please contact us on 6488 2277 to arrange a day and time for your private swimming lesson.  

Unsure what swim program you should enrol in? Click here for the adult swim program criteria.

Winter Season: Tuesday 20 July - Thursday 23 September 2021

Lesson times:

  • Tuesday/Thursday Beginners: 10-10.30am, Advanced: 10.30-11am
  • Tuesday/Thursday Combined: 6-6.30pm
  • Tuesday/Thursday Private: 11-11.30am and 11:30am-12:00pm

Concession: $20 per lesson | Standard: $25 per lesson | Private: $51 per lesson

UWA Students, Staff and Concession Card Holders are eligible for concession rates.  

Registrations and payments can completed online if you already have an email account on the UNISWIM database (this includes all past swimmers). First time registering online? Click here to read the step-by-step guide. Please contact call 6488 2277 or email [email protected] if you have any questions or require assistance registering online. 

The UWA Adult Learn to Swim program is governed by the UWA Sport Program Terms and Conditions.

Enrol online

SwimFit 

Improve your fitness in the water! SwimFit is open to any swimmer who can swim at least 200m continual Freestyle with reasonable technique and does not require too much stroke correction in breaststroke or backstroke. The program caters for swimmers who are working towards swimming between 1 and 3 km in an hour and are swimming for fitness, fun, or introductory triathlons

Winter Season: Tuesday 5 July – Saturday 25 September 2021

Program times:

  • Tuesday/Thursday morning 9-10am
  • Tuesday/ Thursday evening 6-7pm
  • Saturday morning 7.30-8.30am
  • 1-hour duration
  • Reduced schedule from Monday 4 January - Sunday 30 January. ONLY Tuesday and Thursday evening sessions 6-7pm. Full schedule resumes Monday 1 February.

Concession: $12 per lesson | Standard: $15 per lesson

UWA Students, Staff and Concession Card Holders are eligible for concession rates. 

Registrations and payments can completed online if you already have an email account on the UNISWIM database (this includes all past swimmers). First time registering online? Click here to read the step-by-step guide. Please contact call 6488 2277 or email [email protected] if you have any questions or require assistance registering online. 

The SwimFit program is governed by the UWA Sport Program Terms and Conditions.

Enrol online

EnduroFit 

Improve your fitness, strength and endurance. The 1.5 hour EnduroFit program is aimed at swimmers who would like to challenge themselves in an aquatic environment. With focus on swimming technique and fitness, this program is suitable for open water, triathlon and masters swimmers who are able to swim more than 3 km in a session.

Winter Season: Monday 5 July – Friday 24 September 2021

Program times:

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 5.30am-7am

Concession: $12 per session | Standard: $15 per session

UWA Students, Staff and Concession Card Holders are eligible for concession rates.  

Registrations and payments can completed online if you already have an email account on the UNISWIM database (this includes all past swimmers). First time registering online? Click here to read the step-by-step guide. Please contact call 6488 2277 or email [email protected] if you have any questions or require assistance registering online.

The EnduroFit program is governed by the UWA Sport Program Terms and Conditions.

Enrol online

UWA Student Swim Squad

UWA Student Swim Squad is the perfect way to have fun and get fit while hanging out with your friends and classmates. Suitable for those who are looking to improve your general aquatic fitness and swimming technique in a friendly environment. UWA Student Swim Squad also provides options to participate in competitive swimming at the UniSport Nationals competition.

Semester 2: Monday 26 July - Friday 29 October 2021

Program times:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7am-8am

Cost: $250 for 3 sessions x 14 weeks 

Please contact call 6488 2277 or email [email protected] for enquires on the UWA Student Swim Squad.

The UWA Student Swim Squad is governed by the UWA Sport Program Terms and Conditions.

UWA Water Awareness Program

 The UWA Water Awareness Program is designed to provide international students on campus the opportunity to learn and develop basic aquatic knowledge through a combination of water safety information seminars and practical water confidence sessions in the pool. Each session is 45 minutes in duration. This program is designed as a short course, providing students with the knowledge and ability to be safe and confident in various aquatic environments.

Semester 2: Coming Soon

Program times:

  • 6:00-6:45pm Wednesdays

Cost: $60 for UWA Students

Please contact call 6488 2277 or visit our friendly team in person at the UWA Aquatic Centre to register prior to the first session. Registrations will not be accepted after the program has commenced.

If you have any questions about the UWA Water Awareness Program, please email [email protected].

The UWA Water Awareness Program is governed by the UWA Sport Program Terms and Conditions.

Location

UWA swim programs are based at the UWA Aquatic Centre situated at the south end of The University of Western Australia's Perth campus.

UWA Aquatic Centre
Entrance 4, Parkway
Crawley

Visitor parking is available in front and rear of the centre, and free parking available in surrounding streets. 

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Contact us

If you have further queries, contact one of our UWA Aquatic Centre team members.