FREE water safety, emergency first aid training and CPR for parents
We are excited to be offering FREE water safety, emergency first aid and CPR training for parents at 4pm on Tuesday 26th March at Nepean Aquatic Centre. Open to all EB and NAC customers and their family and friends. Children welcome. Learn how to keep your child safe by a Licensed Parentmedic Educator in a […]
One size does not fit all when it comes to learning to swim
Everyone learns differently, so when looking at the best approach to learning to swim, all contributing factors should be considered. Most students do very well with the most popular learn to swim approach of a half hour group lesson once a week, with consistency being the key to success. However, as families all have differing […]
Need some motivation for change? Read on!
We love to hear your swim stories, and those which demonstrate that habits can be broken and changed at any age are particularly inspirational. At 47 years old, Cranebrook truck driver Gary Crane was not feeling at his best. Driving a petrol tanker with 18 gears for 12 hour shifts was causing increasing shoulder and […]
Are you achieving your fitness goals so far this year?
How are your New Year’s resolutions going? Was one of them to get fit? Often people fail by February as we try the same old forms of exercise and get bored, or go to hard too soon and get injured, and ultimately fail. Maybe it’s time to try something new? The benefits of training in […]
Swimming and school
Did your children go back to school or start school in the past fortnight? Did you know that children who are learning to swim actually may do better at school? A study conducted by Griffith University suggests that swimming children are not only safer, but smarter. The research conducted over four years has concluded that […]
Re-Imagine Ageing Festival
Come down to Ron Mulock Oval, Thornton this Saturday 16th February from 5 – 8pm for the Penrith City Council’s Reimaging Ageing Festival! Stalls, information and our very own Paddles the Platypus! Take advantage of our special offer for Seniors from 16th – 30th February – Free entry to “Aqua Gentle” Aquarobics classes at Nepean […]
Great results from our Swim Club athletes!
The Nepean Aquatic Centre Swim Club athletes have been very busy racing at both NSW State Open Water & Pool Championships in recent months. The NSW Open Water Swimming Championships were held on the 9th December at The Sydney International Regatta Centre. Conditions were calm & very hot, especially for those competing in the middle […]
Do you live in a house with a pool?
Keep your family safer around water by learning a few water safety basics. This summer has been one of the worst on record, with 86 people drowning nationally from Dec 1 2018 – Feb 2, 2019, and 28 drownings in NSW alone during the same period. In many of these cases, the fast and effective […]
Puddle Pics are returning to both our centres in March 2019 by popular demand! Professional underwater photos taken during your normal lesson time. Pick up a flyer from reception next time you are in for lessons and please notes the dates: Eva Bory’s Swim School – March 11 – 17th / Nepean Aquatic Centre – […]
It’s never too late to learn to swim!
Adult learn to swim Learning to swim as an adult is in focus in the media this month, following the high number of adults who have drowned this summer. Sadly, this statistic is nothing new. Of the 291 people who drowned last year, 219 were aged 25 or over, and the average age was 43 […]