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Swim School at Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre

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Learning to swim can be one of the most rewarding activities you can participate in. It opens the world of aquatic entertainment for swimming, boating, waterskiing, surfing, sailing, or just being safe while using pools, beaches or our inland waterways.

Kids Swim Lessons

View details of MAC's swim lessons

Adult Swim Lessons

The Adult Swim Lessons program is for adults only and classes are separate from the children classes. Lessons are available for all skill levels from complete beginners through to lap swimmers. Lessons are held on a range of days and times. Our fully qualified instructors have a special interest in helping adults learn to swim, or to develop your swimming skills and techniques according to your goals and needs.

Adult Beginners Class
In this 30 minute class you will learn the basic foundations of swimming: Confidence, breath control, body orientation and basic strokes.

Adult Intermediate Class
In this 30 minute class you will learn to develop your swimming skills with your face in the water on your front and some swimming skills on your back. In this class learn coordinated breathing techniques while you swim.

Adult Advanced Class
In this 30 minute class you will need to be able to swim with at least two recognisable strokes, using correct technique. This class will build your strength and stamina until you can swim multiple laps without stopping.

Adult MACqua Laps
This 1 hour class is for Adult swimmers who have graduated out of our Advanced class, or who can swim 100m with ease in at least two strokes. Make some friends while you build stamina and strength, or make this part of your health and wellness routine. Adult MACqua Laps is held on a Monday night

Parents and Guardians Please Note:

Children 10 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult (16 years and over) to gain entry to Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre.

Children under 4 years of age are admitted free, however they must be actively supervised at all times by a responsible gaurdian/adult 16 years and over who has paid admission.

Warm Water Pool Availability

Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre's warm water exercise pool is available to users over the age of 16 years. Children under the age of two years can be taken into the pool but must be supervised by their caregiver at all times.

This accessible warm water exercise pool has warmer water than the 50 metre and leisure pools making it ideal to perform your own structured exercises and stretching.

Please be conscious of other users and respect each individual's right to safely use the warm water exercise pool.

The pool is open for use during normal opening hours and is a bookable space for allied health providers. Therefore the warm water pool has some limited availability at specified times throughout the day.

*Warm water exercise pool may have partial bookings at any time
*Warm water exercise pool availability is subject to change without notice.


For more information contact:
Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre
1 Aquatic Drive PO Box 196

Phone: 9032 4100
Fax: 9032 4143


Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 5.45am - 10pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: 8am - 6.15pm

New Years Day: 12pm - 6:15pm
Anzac Day: 1pm - 6:15pm

Christmas Day
Boxing day
Good Friday.

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