Brookvale Lessons

All learn-to-swim lessons and entry level squad sessions, are held in our heated three lane 18 metre pool from Monday through to Saturday at 9B Green Street, Brookvale.

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

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

Class levels work on approximate ages and ability, please see program break down below.

To confirm your current booking details please use the Parent Portal linked in the menu bar above. 

To enquire with us about making a booking, please fill in the enquiry form linked below.

TERM 1 - 2024

Monday 22nd January – Saturday 13th April

except Public Holidays 

Friday 31st March to Monday 1st April


TERM 2 - 2024

Monday 22nd April –Saturday 6th July

 except Public Holiday:

Thursday 25th April and Monday 10th June

TERM 3 - 2024

Monday 15th July – Saturday 28th September

TERM 4 - 2024

Monday 8th October – Friday 20th December

Holiday Intensive Programs 2024

April: Monday 15th to Friday 19th

October: Monday 30th Sept to Friday 4th October

Our Swim Program


Parent and Child

Suitable for babies six months up to approximately 3 years. Parents are in the pool with their child.
Skills taught include water familiarisation, breath control and survival skills, including floating, paddling and kicking. All lessons run for 25 minutes.

Monday to Friday 8.30 to 11.30am

Saturday 7.30 to 11.30am

** times may vary

Pre-School Age

At this level we teach independence in water, floating, safe entry and exit from pool. Major focus areas taught are freestyle and backstroke, as well as streamlining and survival skills. All lessons run for 30 minutes.

Monday to Friday: 8.30 to 11.30am

Saturday: 7.30am to 2pm

**times may vary


School Age

Major focus areas taught are survival skills and competency in all four strokes including turns, dives and starts. All lessons run for 30 minutes.

Monday To Friday: 7.30 to 8.30 am

Monday To Friday: 3.30 to 6pm

Saturday: 7.30am to 2pm

** times may vary

Nipper Squad

This stage introduces children to “squad training” with further refinement of all previously learnt swim strokes and skills, fitness and time sets are introduced in preparation to progress to our junior squad levels held at Manly Aquatic Centre. All squads run for 60 minutes.

Morning Sessions 7am-8am

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

Afternoon Sessions 6pm-7pm

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

**times may vary



We teach all ages from the non-swimmer to the novice in a small group environment. Please contact our office directly to confirm times and availability.

Special Needs

Our swim school is known to be highly qualified in providing lessons for children with special needs. Staff are trained by Narelle who was a special education teacher and part of the council for the disabled

Narelle Simpson has coached many Paralympians including the first blind swimmer to cross the English channel, complete the Manhatten Island Race and many other open water swims.

Please contact our office directly to confirm lesson times and availability.

Aquanatal® Exercise

Labour Loot Aquanatal® exercise classes are specifically designed for women during pregnancy and after birth.

Run by Clare, an experienced Midwife, mum and qualified Aquanatal® instructor, the 55-minute, low-impact classes will launch in August 2024 here at NS Swim School Brookvale! Classes focus on cardio, strengthening, core, balance, pelvic floor strengthening, relaxation, birth preparation – as well as a good dose of fun!

Visit the Labour Loot Aquanatal® website for more details (

and follow on Instagram (@labour_loot_aquanatal)