Upcoming Events
August 2019
  • 26Student Support Group Meetings - Week 2
  • 27Carers/Parents Support Group (1pm - 2:30pm)
  • 28Father's Day Pop Up Stall
September 2019
  • 3Carers/Parents Support Group (1pm - 2:30pm)
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Swimming
The Program

Yarrabah runs a swimming program for school aged students. This program is based on the principals and methods of Austswim. The Junior and Middles students swim at Swimsafe in Mentone and the Intermediate and Senior students at Waves Leisure Centre in Cheltenham.

Instructors and Staff
Yarrabah has Austswim qualified instructors on staff and one is always present at swimming sessions together with a minimum of two other Yarrabah Staff.

Safety
Emergency procedures are in place and all present on the day are made aware of special circumstances relating to the students with Epilepsy, Asthma, A.D.D./Physical disability and Heart disease.

Learning Outcomes:
Water discovery
Water confidence
Water safety
Stoke development

Why Swim?
To become a confident and competent swimmer is essential to student safety, as well as increasing opportunities for leisure pursuits.