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Just keep swimming, all year round!

Every year the end of summer comes up far too quickly and I find myself urging everyone to just keep swimming – all year round! Why? Because…… You can swim all year round: as much as I love being outside in the summer enjoying the fresh air, sunshine, and water, there is nothing better than […]

We are closed Anzac Day

We are closed for ANZAC DAY the 25th of April. Customers will not be charged for this closure date. If you are going away over the Easter break or during the upcoming April school holidays, please let us know by excusing your absences in our iclasspro app and receive your make-up token! Please email contact@nepeanswim.com.au […]

Nepean Aquatic Centre is 13 this week!

Nepean Aquatic Centre was conceived by Alan and Karen Bentley thirteen years ago after recognising the need for a first class Aquatic facility in Penrith. Since 2011 we have taught thousands of local children to swim, a skill that is not just recreational but a life-saving! Whether you’re a child or an adult, mastering the […]

Pool Safety Post Summer

Summer is officially over, but that doesn’t mean that pool safety is any less important. With the weather tipped to be warm for many more weeks yet, I have to ask – is your pool and fence in tip top condition? Would they pass a compliance check? If the answer is no, you are risking […]

Why Prioritise Learn To Swim

With sign up for winter sports currently underway, I wanted to remind parents of all the benefits of Learn To Swim, and why it is important to swim all year round alongside any other sport and activities in our busy family schedules! Learning to swim is an activity that offers numerous benefits for children beyond […]

Swim Skills are Declining

It’s difficult to quantify the statistical significance of how effective swimming lessons can be, however research out of the US suggests that formal swimming lessons can reduce the risk of drowning for children aged one to four by 88%. This is significant, especially considering that drowning remains the leading cause of accidental death in this […]

Back to School

Schools are back for 2024, and parents everywhere are heaving a sigh of relief, or missing the summer holidays, or a strange mix of both! Time to get back into the routine of school and after school activities. Here’s a fun fact, and yet another reason to prioritise children’s swimming lessons – did you know […]

Adult Learn to Swim

I have just returned from the most amazing holiday ever, spent close to home, and mostly in the water. From swimming at our amazing beaches located up north, down south and our local Penrith beach, in waterholes in the Blue Mountains, riding waterslides at Raging Waters and splashing in the backyard pools of family and […]

Make your resolution to be safer, all year round

Happy New Year! How are your New Year’s Resolutions going…..? Maybe this year we could all commit to some Water Safety resolutions, and implementing them all year round? Supervise – Keep Watch! A lapse in adult supervision was the major risk factor in 100% of all toddler drowning deaths last year, and drowning remains the […]

We are open Australia Day

We are open Friday the 26th of January, Australia Day. All morning and afternoon lessons are scheduled as usual. Our Friday Aquarobic afternoon classes will still be available. Both centres will be closed with our regular schedule of 7pm.