Swim Lessons are run through Franklin Pool and Leisure and only during Term 1 at Jubilee Pool.
Swim Tangaroa provides Swimming and Water Safety programmes for
Our programme is designed to encourage and assist our whanau/families to develop Swimming and Water Safety skills through participating in a variety of fun and safe activities in the water.
Our levels are given names of sea life that live and thrive within Tangaroa. As your child grows and develops new aquatic and water safety skills they too will grow and thrive within our programme.
Swim Tangaroa encourage the use of Te Reo Maori within our lessons. Although lessons are predominantly taught in English, our experienced teachers are provided with new kupu/words and phrases to use throughout lessons.
Our Swim Tangaroa Whanau are committed to giving the skill of learning to swim as we believe this to be a skill of life.
Key Learning AreasThe curriculum covers seven areas of learning.
These areas are combined and presented as activities to enhance student development.
- Entries and exits
- Floating and sculling
- Movement, propulsion and stroke development
- Personal survival
- Underwater skills
- Rescue and emergency
- Water safety knowledge
"Kaua e whakama ki te korero Maori, Ahakoa he iti, he Taonga”
“Don’t be shy to speak Te reo Maori, even a little is a gift”
Babies & Toddlers
Pepi lessons are designed for babies 6 to 36 months, catering for infant, toddler and preschool participants.
Children Swim Tangaroa program provides a level of protection and aims to provide children with solid foundation skills in swimming.