Swim For Fitness Program

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Swim for Fitness Program

UniActive's Swim for Fitness Program delivers the Illawarra's most comprehensive swimming training program. Our range of classes provide foundation fitness, stroke development and correction and specialist coaching for Open Water and Triathlon swimming, and are suitable for for casual swimmers through to athletes focused on competition.

Our coaching team are focused on helping you improve and achieve your goals no matter your level of skill or fitness. We will monitor your progress, adjust training intensity and make recommendations as to which sessions are best suited to you. 

Our Swim for Fitness Program is available to UniActive Aqua Premium and Platinum membership holders.

Swim for Fitness Sessions

Swim for Fitness 

Sessions building aerobic capacity, endurance and technical skill across all swimming strokes. The sessions include specific stroke warm up routines, build activities to prepare swimmers for higher intensities activity, and main swimming sets to develop cardiovascular fitness and swimming strength. These sessions are highly suited for swimmers who enjoy the challenge of swimming and mastering all strokes, with a focus on health, fun and fitness. 

Open Water 

An advanced level class delivered by specialist coaches focusing on the development of freestyle strokes and specific fitness for open water swimming. Drills, skills and sets are designed to develop specific energy systems for open water events. Ideal for swimmers participating in Openwater, Surf Racing and Triathlon events, or long-distance freestyle pool events. 

Endurance & Technique

 A 90 minute session provides the opportunity to refine skills and build endurance and fitness. Can’t fit swimming in to your working week? This is the perfect session for you! 

Stroke Development Level 1

Focuses on foundations skills for development of all strokes, with an emphasis on mastering Freestyle. The class caters for a range of swimmers and includes a stroke specific warm up, technical skill development, and a main set that requires participates to practice their skills. 

Stroke Development Level 2

Delivered by two coaches, the classes includes a stroke specific warm up, technical skill development, and main sets focusing on practicing and refining skills. These sessions are designed for swimmers in transition to advanced squads, who need the extra stroke correction and development support offered by the additional coach.  


Fun and rewarding sessions that provide a solid foundation for general fitness. Designed for students and campus staff who want to take a break and fit a workout in to their day. All equipment is provided. 

Junior Swim Fit

Swim for fitness classes tailored for juniors - fitness, fun and friendships! Please speak to the coaching team to determine whether these classes are suitable for you child.  

Are you a beginner level swimmer? Our Adult Learn to Swim Program teaches basic swimming skills such as floating, breathing regulation and kicking and helps to develop water confidence.


5.30AM - 7.00AM Swim for Fitness - Aerobic Conditioning
5.30AM - 7.00AM Open Water 
7.00AM - 8.00AM Stroke Development - Level 1
12.30PM - 1.30PM  Swim101
6.00PM - 7.30PM Stroke Development - Level 2
Junior Swim Fit
5.30AM - 7.00AM Swim for Fitness - Speed & Endurance
5.30AM - 7.00AM Open Water
7.00AM - 8.00AM Stroke Development - Level 1
12.30PM - 1.30PM Swim101
6.00PM - 7.30PM Stroke Development - Level 2
Junior Swim Fit
5.30AM - 7.00AM Swim for Fitness - Strength & Conditioning
7.30AM - 9.00AM Swim for Fitness - General Fitness Technique
Last reviewed: 13 June, 2018