School swimming programs & carnivals

School swimming programs

School swimming programs are available at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and Palm Beach Aquatic Centre.

Our centres offer AUSTSWIM qualified instructors to facilitate swimming and water safety lessons for primary and secondary school students. The programs align with the National Swimming and Water Safety Framework and the Australian Curriculum.

Programs can be tailored to suit the school term scheduling by offering either daily or weekly intensive lessons. Programs are available between 9am and 2.30pm Monday to Friday.

School swimming carnivals

School swimming carnivals can be hosted at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre (GCAC) and Palm Beach Aquatic Centre.

Whether your school has a few thousand or a few hundred students, our aquatic centres can cater for a quality swim carnival with packages including equipment and resources such as:

  • exclusive or partial use of pools
  • shade structures, table and chairs
  • meeting rooms
  • public address system and roaming microphones (GCAC only)
  • electronic timing and scoreboard (GCAC only).

School diving programs

For schools looking for variety in their sport program, the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre provides learn to dive options through the local dive club.

Half-day or weekly lesson are available and can be designed to suit the schools requirements.