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December 11, 2019

The holidays are just around the corner, we hope you have a safe and fun-filled break!

Last lessons for the year will be on Saturday 21st December 2019 and we will re-open on Monday 27th January 2020.

During the break you will not be charged for any lessons, this break also includes all squad sessions. Please remember that during the break you are welcome to bring the children for a free swim with a full paying adult, to ensure they continue to develop their skills.

BlueFit Swimming wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We look forward to seeing you back for another year of swimming in 2020.


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November 12, 2019

Summer is almost here and the slide and inflatable will be open every weekend at Lambton Swimming Pool (weather permitting).

Costs:
  • Slide token: $1.00
  • 1-hour wristband: $5.50
  • 2-hour wristband: $9.00
  • 1-hour multi-band: $7.50
  • 2-hour multi-band: $11.00

What’s a better way to spend your weekend than down at Lambton Pool?


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November 12, 2019

As the summer season nears closer and our learn to swim lessons are in full action, our pools are becoming busier.

If you’re wanting to know the perfect time to come in for a swim we have our lap lane availability on our website so you can view our pool schedule in advance.

 


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November 12, 2019

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Share your favourite BlueFit Swimming moment on Instagram or Facebook and tag @BlueFitSwimming or use the hashtag #LiveToSwim for your chance to WIN!

By entering our giveaway you will go into the draw to WIN a Red Balloon voucher valued at $500! Use your voucher for a weekend getaway, indoor sky-diving, theme parks, fine dining and more!

Think about it, you could have your family’s next mini vacation on us.

Entries close November 30th 2019. To read all of our terms and conditions please click here.


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November 12, 2019
Superhero Safety Week starts Monday 18th November!

Safety Week is upon us, and this year BlueFit Swimming are asking students to come dressed up as their favourite Superhero!

Safety Week is an important initiative that takes place during your regular swimming lessons. Within the lesson there will be a focus on water safety skills such as floating, survival sequences, treading water, survival strokes and basic rescue techniques.

We encourage all students to bring shorts and t-shirts to swim in during their swimming lesson. Infants are encouraged to wear a t-shirt, parents and caregivers are also encouraged to wear a shirt. This creates a real life scenario, if your child is in an accident they will be in clothes. We want to ensure your child is prepared and safe this summer.

Don’t be alarmed by the changes, these skills are simply to offer additional focus on water safety and education in a fun environment. In the end we want to provide the best possible water safety outcomes for your child. Safety week provides us with the opportunity to focus on skills which could ultimately save a child’s life.

We will also be giving out prizes for the best dressed students! We look forward to seeing our little superheros!

What is Safety Week?

Safety Week is an important initiative that takes place during your regular swimming lessons. During Safety Week students will learn various safety skills. We encourage all parents to bring clothes their child can swim in to enhance the quality of learning.

Why is Safety Week Important?

The Royal Life Saving annual drowning report sadly recorded 276 people lost their lives due to drowning in 2019. As one of Australia’s largest swim school providers, we feel BlueFit has the responsibility to our communities to deliver a service that not only emphasises the importance of learning to swim, but also the skills to be safe and aware in and around water.

Safety week provides us with the opportunity to include additional skills into the swimming program which could ultimately save a child’s life.

What do you need to bring?

All preschool and school age children need to bring shorts and t-shirts to swim in during their swimming lesson. All infants and parents or care givers need to both bring a t-shirt to wear during swimming lessons.

This is imperative as we simulate swimming in clothing and what swimming techniques could help save your child’s life.

For more information about the program contact enquiries@bluefitswimming.com.au or please give us a call or speak to one of our friendly staff at the centre.

Lambton: (02) 4952 5522
Mayfield: (02) 4960 0066
Stockton: (02) 4928 1589
Wallsend: (02) 4955 8899


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October 2, 2019

We are excited to welcome back the rest of the Newcastle Pools for the 2019/2020 summer season.

See their opening hours below:

MAYFIELD:
Monday – Sunday: 6am – 6pm

STOCKTON:
Monday – Sunday: 6am – 5pm

WALLSEND:
Monday – Sunday: 6am – 6pm


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September 26, 2019

Did you know that 276 lost their lives to drowning in Australia last year?

As we head into warmer weather let’s work together to keep our children safe. Please make sure you actively supervise your children at the Centre. That means being in the water with them if they are under 5 or weak swimmers. For older children please watch them at all times and avoid distractions such as mobile phones.

Below are prevention strategies of drowning from Royal Life Saving:

  • Active supervision by parents or carers of children
  • Be aware of pre-existing medical conditions and physical limitations
  • Understand the possible adverse effects of medications
  • Follow safety rules displayed around the pool area
  • Follow directions issued by staff and lifeguards
  • Inform a lifeguard if a non-swimmer, or of any relevant medical conditions
  • Learn swimming and water safety skills (find out about our BlueFit Swimming program here)

You can see Royal Life Saving’s 10 Year Analysis on Drowning here for more information.