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Due to the Government directed shutdown

The swim school is closed from (12pm) midday Monday 23rd March 2020.

All active learn to swim and squad enrolments have been suspended, there will be no further charges/direct debits until we re-open.

No parent will be charged for lessons that are scheduled when we are closed.  Lessons paid for in advance will be credited back to the family account.

We appreciate your understanding at this time, for any enquiries please contact accounts@balancecollective.com.au .

We will provide you with updates when we have further information.

SWIM BALANCE

Your number 1 choice!


Our role is simply to allow our students to discover and enjoy this new aquatic world whilst introducing the ability to safely enjoy participation for their lifetime. In all phases of our aquatic education, we create a pleasant and an extremely rewarding experience for our families. 
Our pools are heated all year round making it a comfortable environment for your children.
Program Pool - 12.5m heated at 30 degrees
Training Pool - 25m heated 28 degrees

Active Kids Program | A NSW Government initiative

Don't forget to apply for your 2020 Active Kids vouchers.

Balance Collective is a registered Active Kids provider!

Members can now redeem their vouchers for eligible learn to swim and fitness activities.

2019 Active Kids Vouchers are available from the Services NSW website from January 2019.

A link for further information on this scheme can be found here.  Vouchers must be provided to staff at time of booking.

Learn To Swim Reception Hours & Contact Details

Mon-Fri   7.00-12.00 / 14.00-18.00
Sat          7.00-11.30
Sun         8.00-11.30

Phone: (02) 4935 1030
Email:  shop@balancecollective.com.au

2019/2020 Term Dates

Term 1 2020 - Tuesday 28th January 2020 - Thursday 9th April 2020

Term 2 2020 - Monday 27th April 2020 - Sunday 5th July 2020

BOOKINGS FOR TERM 2 2020 OPEN ON MONDAY 9th March 2020

ENROLMENT OPTIONS AND COSTS
Casual-
Casual lessons are subject to availability during the term
•Babies through to Mini Squad $16.00 per lesson

Term- Available for purchase or during the term.
•Babies through to Mini Squad $14.00 per lesson

Direct Debit - Enroll in any class (excluding private lessons) any time all year round, no registration fee and $41.00 per month for a minimum of 12 months (minimal annual commitment is $492.00).  Cancellation fees apply if you cancel within your 12 month minimum term.  30 days written notice of cancellation is required.

Benefits of Direct Debit
•Spreads payments evenly over 12 months.
•Has a lower per lesson cost than casual or term enrolment.
•No need to re-enroll for every term.
•Includes reserved place in a weekly swim lesson during the term.
•Free one (1) week Holiday Program every year, valued at $70.00.

These Direct debit terms do not apply to Junior Squad or Advanced Squad please see Squad Terms and conditions below.


HOW TO ENROL

Phone - Call our friendly staff at Swim Reception on 02 4935 1030

In Person- Drop into Swim Reception located at Balance Mayfield (See operating hours above)

Online- Click on the yellow link below 

  • If you are on direct debit you cannot move your bookings on the online system. You need to contact reception who can move the booking for you.
  • If you choose the direct debit option it is a 12 month contract and you will be required to fill in a direct debit contract for your booking to be confirmed.This contract can be emailed to you.
  • If the online system gives discounts where it shouldn’t we will adjust the fees accordingly.


CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that sometimes you just can't make it to your lesson.  If this is the case, don't worry.  As long as you give us 1 hours notice you can transfer your lesson to another slot within 7 days.  During the term you are entitled to 2 transfers only.
If you child is ill or injured and are unable to attend their lesson, just give us 1 hours notice and we will be happy to re-arrange their lesson to another slot during the term or school holidays provided that a medical certificate is provided.  This is limited to a maximum of 4 lessons per term.
Please note that all transfers and make-ups are subject to availability and can NOT be carried over to future terms.  Those who swim on weekdays are NOT eligible for weekend makeup lessons.
There is a NO REFUND policy for Term Payments, We do NOT provide Make-up lessons for Make-up lessons.
We do NOT provide credits or refunds for change of mind.


OUR WATER FAMILIARISATION PROGRAMS
Lesson duration: 30 minutes
Is a progressive innovative program that provides a safe stimulating environment for a comprehensive water familiarisation and education program.  A parent or carer is required in the water for both Aqua Bubs and Aqua Tots (a baseball cap must be worn in the water by parent or carer). Babies need to wear a firm fitting aqua nappy underneath their swimmers and either a fabric or silicone swimming cap.

Aqua Babies | 8 children per class: 6 months- 15 months
Session Times:
Monday-Sunday- AM classes only. 

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.

Aqua Tots | 8 children per class: 16 months - 2.5 years
Session Times:
Monday-Friday- AM and PM classes running
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.

Aqua Tykes | 3 children per class: 2.5 years - 3 years
This is a transition level where students are in the water without parents for the first time.  Parents are welcome to get in the water with their children for the first few lessons for a smooth transition into going solo with the instructor.
Session Times:
Monday-Friday- AM and PM classes running
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.

PRE SCHOOL | PROGRAMS
Lesson duration: 30 minutes
Pre School | 3 years - 5.5 years

Level 1
This is a beginner level for first time swimmers 3 years and over or for those progressing up from the infants classes.  Focus is on placing eyes in the water, muscle memory kicking working towards a strong flutter kick, breath control and starting to get the right body position.
(3 children per class)
Session Times:
Monday-Friday- AM and PM classes running held in the program pool.
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only held in the 25m training pool.

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.
(Please note that older children who are non swimmers can participate in this level on weekday afternoons or weekend mornings).

Level 2
In level 2, students are comfortable with both high and low dog paddle.  They are starting to learn the structure of freestyle and good body position and balance in the water with torpedo's, learning freestyle arms and back kicking with a kick board.
(3 Children per class)
Session Times:
Monday-Friday- AM and PM classes running held in the program pool.
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only held in the 25m training pool.

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.
(Please note that older children who are non swimmers can participate in this level on weekday afternoons or weekend mornings).

Level 3
(Equivalent to Level 4 School age)

Students have some swimming experience (can swim 5 meters) Introduction to Freetyle and breathing patterns, Independent back kicking without a board is  introduced in this level
(4 children per class)

Session Times:
Monday-Friday- AM classes only, held in the program pool


SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS | 5.5 years +
Enhancing Stroke Techniques - Masterful swimming comes from correct technique. Therefore, we place great emphasis on correct technique. This then enables children to be competent swimmers for life, with the ability to partake & take advantage of our coastal lifestyle.

Level 4

Level 4 includes the same skills as Level 3 however this level runs in the afternoons and on weekends.
(4 Children per class)

Session Times:
Monday-Friday- PM classes running held in the program pool.
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only held in the 25m training pool.

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.


Level 5
In this level students are mastering freestyle breathing patterns, continuing building on their backstroke skills and will be introduced to breaststroke kick.
(5 Children per class)

Session Times:
Monday-Friday- PM classes running held in the program pool.
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only held in the 25m training pool. 


Level 6
In this level we are building endurance in both freestyle and backstroke.  Stroke correction is provided and breaststroke arms are being introduced.
(5 children per class)

Session Times:
Monday-Friday- PM classes running held in the 25m training pool.
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only held in the 25m training pool.

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.

Level 7
Level 7 is the first of our levels where students are swimming the full length of the 25m pool.  In this level students are mastering freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke and stroke correction is given.
(6 children per class)

Session Times:
Monday-Friday- PM classes running held in the 25m training pool.
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only held in the 25m training pool.

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.

Mini Squad | 45 minutes
Session Times:

Monday-Friday- PM classes running held in the 25m training pool.
Saturday-Sunday- AM classes only held in the 25m training pool

Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.

Private Lessons
Private lessons are available upon request. Bookings are essential and subject to instructor and pool availability. The cost is $46.00 per lesson or five (5) sessions for $180.00.  Please call the Swim Shop on 49351030 to check availability.

Adult Learn to Swim | 30 minutes
This class is for adults who are non swimmers who would like to learn how to swim and be safe in the water.
(4 per class)
Session Times:
Thursday: 6.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am


BALANCE SQUADS
Our investment into our coaching team will be reflective in the results of your children.

Our team of coaches hold a history of swimming at high levels including state, and their knowledge alone combined with their values and work effort offers our students a great platform to build resilience, strength and ultimately be best they can be.

Our Squad team are fully qualified with their Austswim Competitive strokes qualification and are excited to take your children’s swimming ability to the next level.

Our Coaching line up is as follows:

Steph, Liam, Tim and Stevie. 

Monthly Fee Structure for Junior and Advanced Squads Memberships
Junior Squad

1 lesson per week - $49.00 per month
2 lessons per week - $94.00 per month
3 lessons per week - $104.00 per month

Advanced Squad
1 lesson per week - $57.00 per month
2 lessons per week - $113.00 per month
3 lessons per week - $128.00 per month

Terms and Conditions
Direct Debt only – please see Reception for more information.
30 days written notice of Cancellation with no cancellation fee.
No Make ups – as other days in the week to come.


SwimFit- (30 minutes gym / 60 min Swim)
Only on Friday afternoons.
No changes with bookings or makeup policies for these sessions.

Jnr Squad - Competitive and Fitness - 1 hour
Monday 3.30pm – 4.30pm / 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Wednesday 3.30pm – 4.30pm / 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Thursday 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Friday 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am – 10.00am

Advanced Squad - Competitive- 1 ½ hours
Monday 6.00am - 7.30am / 4.00pm - 5.30pm
Tuesday 4.00pm - 5.30pm
Wednesday 6.00am - 7.30am / 4.00pm-5.30pm
Thursday 4.30pm – 6.00pm
Friday 6.00am – 7.30am
Saturday 7.30am – 9.00am


We Are Open

Balance City and Balance Mayfield are open in a modified format providing access for Balance members only. Fitness Passport members will be able to access Balance Mayfield and City from 1 July. Find Out More.