BRAC Swim School

Welcome to the Broome Aquatic Swim School (BASS)

We believe that learning to swim is essential to your child's education and should be an enjoyable, safe and fun experience. Our experienced, qualified, caring and patient instructors are all Austswim certified. Our small class sizes and comfortable learning environment will help to make each stage of learning to swim a pleasant experience.

If your child has not attended swimming lessons at BRAC before, please contact the team at the details below to arrange an assessment prior to enrolling. 

For more information contact BRAC on 9191 8720 or bracswimschool@broome.wa.gov.au.

BASS provides the following;

  • Fully qualified and experienced instructors.
    Instructors for all levels and abilities.
    Safe and fun filled lessons.
    Excellent facility and resources.

Children from six months to adult age can enrol in our infant, pre-school, school age or adult program.

  

Important Dates

Broome Aquatic Swim School 2023

Term

Start Date

End Date

Enrolments Open - 9.00am

Term 1 - 2023     

1st February 2023      

6th April 2023 

16th January 2023 

Term 2 - 2023*

26th April 2023 

30th May 2023 

11th April 2023 

Term 3 - 2023*

21sa August 2023

21st September 2023       

7th August 2023

Term 4 - 2023

9th October 2023 

14th December 2023 

 26th September 2022

 *School age Learn to Swim only, no Aqua Duck classes.

 

Aqua Ducks – Parent & Baby Classes (6 months to 4 years)

Our priority is to teach parents how to facilitate positive learning experiences for their children in the water. Our classes aim to develop your child's respect for the water through non-traumatic learning experiences such as songs and games.

Classes for six-month-old infants will focus more on sensory stimulation, whereas classes for older children will aim to develop propulsion through the water and develop safety skills.

  • Cost - $15.50 per lesson.   
  • 8 participant maximum.
  • Aqua Duck 1, Aqua Duck 2, Aqua Duck 3, Aqua Duck 4, Aqua Duck 5 and Aqua Duck 6 run in Term 1 (February to April) and Term 4 (October to December) only.
  • Parents are required to be in the water their child. Siblings can be booked in our Creche Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 11.15am

Parent & Baby classes aim to provide an environment which:

  • Enhances both you & your child's awareness of water safety. 
  • Provides exciting and positive bonding experiences between you and your child.  
  • Promotes the development of important social skills such as sharing and effective communication.
  • Provides a fun environment in which to meet other parents.

Swim and Survive Learn to Swim - Ages 4 years and above

Cost - $15.50 per lesson.

These classes are available throughout the school year. Students are placed into one of nine levels beginning with the complete novice and progressing to a learner with proficiency in all five strokes. Self-survival and water safety skills are included to provide a more comprehensive swimming and water safety program.

The Junior Life Guard Club is available for those students in Stages 10 and above. In the Junior lifeguard Club students will complete the necessary skills to receive their higher stage certificates and will also learn the role and duties of a lifeguard as well as take part in lifesaving scenarios.

 The Junior Squad program is open to children that have achieved Stages 8 and above. This program is aimed at continuing to develop your child's Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly technique toward competitive swimming or swimming for health and fitness.

Programs available

Terms one and four operate as 10 week terms where children are required to attend one lesson per week with Saturday morning classes available.  Due to decreased pool temperatures Term 2 (May) and Term 3 (September) lessons will operate as a five-week series. Children will be required to attend two lessons per week in order to complete their level. Lessons are held between 2.45pm – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday for the Swim and Survive Program. Please contact the centre for enrolment details. Payments need to be finalised before lessons commence.

 The BRAC Aqua Duck Program is available in Terms One and Four with parent and child enrolling to attend swimming lessons once a week for 10 weeks. Classes will be available Monday to Wednesday and Fridays 9.00am – 11.15am. Limited classes will be available on a Saturday morning 8.00am – 11.35am. Due to the reduced pool temperatures experienced in Terms Two and Three, the Aqua Duck (Ages 6 months – 4 Years) swimming program will not operate. BRAC and the Learn to Swim team want swimming lesson to be an enjoyable and positive experience for you and your child.

Adult Swim Group

The Adult Swim Group program operates on Tuesday evenings, 6.00pm - 7.00pm. The adult swim group is aimed at adults who want to learn to swim, stroke development and technique and those training for events such triathlons and open water swims. It is casual program with an $11.20 entry fee or $7.00 with a concessions and membership options available. There is no need to book! Just come down and have a chat to BRAC's qualified coach.

 

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