Manly: Senior squads return Monday 4th January. Junior Squads return Tuesday 12th January. 

Brookvale Holiday program starts Monday 11th January to Friday 15th January. 

Brookvale Lessons: Term 1 2021, starts Monday 18th January.

NS Swim School is owned and operated by Gold License Olympic Coach Narelle Simpson. We are based in Brookvale on Sydney's Northern Beaches offering learn to swim and squad lessons for all ages and abilities from beginner to Olympian.

Term 4 2020

Monday 12th October to Friday 18th December

Term 1, 2021

Monday 18th January to Thursday 1st April

Term 2, 2021

Monday 19th April to Saturday 26th June

Term 3, 2021

Monday 12th July to Friday 18th September

Term 4, 2021

Tuesday 5th October to Friday 17th December


9b Green Street, Brookvale 2100

Term 4

Monday 12th October to Friday 18th December.

To confirm your booking details please use the Parent Portal, link below.

All learn-to-swim lessons are held in our three lane heated 18 metre pool at Brookvale.

Class levels work on approximate ages however moving to the next level will depend on your child’s progress.

- All learn-to-swim lessons are 30 minutes
- Parent and child lessons are 25 minutes
- Nippers Squad is for 60mins

To make a new booking email


Our Brookvale location offers an extensive range of Learn To Swim lessons Monday through to Saturday.

We have a flexible pool layout to accommodate the different needs of the instructor and students.

The three-lane heated 18m pool is overlooked by a small poolside seated area and a comfortable viewing deck on the first floor for parents. Here you will also find a dedicated playroom to entertain siblings who aren’t in the pool.


Manly Aquatic Centre

Squad timetable below:

Senior Squads:

Monday AM - 7.00 to 8.30am

Tuesday AM - 5.30 to 7am

Tuesday PM - 6.30pm to 8pm

Wednesday AM - 7 to 8.30am

Thursday AM – 5.30 to 7am

Thursday PM - 6 - 7.30pm

Junior Squads:

Tuesday AM – 7 to 8am

Wednesday AM – 7 to 8am

Thursday AM – 7 to 8am

Friday AM - 7 to 8am



NS Swim School hires lanes in the outdoor pools at the Manly Aquatic Centre for Squads only.

Junior and Senior Squads are available in the outdoor heated 50m and 25m pools.

Squads cater for all water sports including open water, triathlon, competitive swimming, Masters, water polo, surf, as well as general fitness.

All swimmers (including parents/guardians) must sign a waiver form before commencing the session. 


Surf Open Water Sessions

All surf open water sessions cancelled until further notice.


Level - Competent Nippers that can swim at least 200m without fear in open water, Bronze, Silver, & Gold Squad


Level - Competent in open water and prepared to swim sets of 400-800m with a combination of strength and fitness session on land.



We have an experienced team of swim instructors and coaches, some who have been with Narelle since the conception of the school over 24 years ago.

We regard our swim school as a family, providing quality lessons developed by Narelle's experience of over 40 years in the industry.