Aquarobics changes lives!
Having been an Aqua Instructor at Nepean Aquatic Centre for 8 years, I’ve seen some participants come and go, attend seasonally, or attend specific days, times or classes, there is no “one size fits all” approach to Aqua fitness. However, there are many dedicated regulars who attend lots of classes every single week, and have […]
Surprising statistics – 1 year old’s are at greatest risk of drowning
Royal Lifesaving Australia last week released a report suggesting that one year old children are statistically at the greatest risk of drowning in Australia, with the risk of drowning tripling after a child’s first birthday. 41 per cent of drownings among kids under five occurred in one-year-olds, with 202 recorded in the past 17 years […]
Last week saw ‘Restart A Heart Day’, a global initiative to raise awareness and education of CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) and AED’s (Automated External Defibrillators) in the community. 276 people drowned between 1st July 2018 and 30th June 2019, many of whom may have been saved by the fast and effective application of CPR. The […]
Early closing this Sunday
Please be aware that we are closing at 2.30pm at Nepean Aquatic Centre and Eva Bory Swim School this Sunday 3rd November for a staff function.
Keeping well with Aquatic Fitness
Obesity in Australia has risen by 27 per cent over the past decade with 3% of adults, 9% of young people and 4% of children now considered obese across the country, and 66% of all Australians now falling into the weight brackets of overweight or obese. Locally, 70% of adults and 26% of children are […]
Christmas closing dates
Only 71 days until Christmas – so for those of you who like diary dates well in advance – our last day of trading will be Monday the 23rd of December, 2019, and we will re-open for trading on Thursday the 2nd of January, 2020. Any lessons missed are to be booked as makeups by […]
Swim Story – Chase Katoa
We love to hear your swim stories, and sometimes some of our youngest students can inspire us the most! Some might say Chase Katoa has sporting talent in his DNA. Dad Sione Katoa plays 1st grade NRL (with the Penrith Panthers until signing for 2020 with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs), and Mum Jade Grant recently competed […]
New study shows overweight and obese problem in Australia is getting bigger
In Australia, the number of obese people has risen by 27 per cent over the past decade with three per cent of adults, nine per cent of young people and four per cent of children now considered obese across the country. Two thirds of Australians fall into the weight brackets of overweight or obese, placing […]
It’s never too late to Learn To Swim
Did you never have the opportunity to Learn To Swim? For many adults, just being near a body of water causes negative feelings, ranging from mild embarrassment to paralysing fear, simply because they cannot swim. Migrating from a country where swimming isn’t a priority, a lack of access to a pool growing up, a bad […]
One of our Learn To Swim stars featured in fundraising campaign for Westmead Childrens Hospital!
We love to hear your swim stories, and those which demonstrate courage and determination at a young age are particularly inspirational! Local girl Matilda Mobbs, is one determined ten year old. Born with Spina Bifida, and despite frequent hospital visits, young Matilda has achieved great results in competitive swimming this year, as well as being […]