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

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.

 

Adult Swimming

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 Open water, Surf Racing and Triathlon events, or long-distance freestyle pool events. Please consult with our coaches prior to attending this session.

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 participants 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. 

Swim101

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.

MTT Multidiscipline Transition Training (MTT) is designed for multidiscipline athletes to support development of transition skills in Openwater focused events such as Triathlon, SwimRun and Surf Life Saving. Delivered by specialist coaches, MTT will replicate racing environments, ensuring athletes develop confidence and skill in the various disciplines.
 

Junior Swimming

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.

Transition Squad UniActive Transition Squad will focus on developing a higher level of swimming skill and maturity and will see the children transition from the swim school to a coached environment. Swimmers must be assessed prior to joining this squad.

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.

Timetable

MONDAY CLASS
5:30AM - 7:00AM Swim for Fitness
7:00AM - 7:30AM Closed for Cleaning
7:30AM - 8:30AM Aqua Jogging
8:30AM - 9:00AM Closed for Cleaning
9:00AM - 12:30PM Lap Swimming
12:30PM - 1:30PMSwim for Fitness
1:30PM - 3:30PM Lap Swimming
3:30PM - 4:00PM Closed for Cleaning
4:00PM - 6:30PM Swim Programs
6:30PM - 8:00PM Water Polo
TUESDAY  
5:30AM - 7:30AM Open Water*
7:30AM - 8:30AM Stroke Development
8:30AM - 9:00AMClosed for Cleaning
9:00AM - 3:30PM Lap Swimming
3:30PM - 4:00PMClosed for Cleaning
4:00pm - 6:00PM Swim Programs
6.00PM - 7.30PMSwim for Fitness

LAP SWIMMING

WEDNESDAY  
5.30AM -  7:00AM Swim for Fitness 
7:00AM - 7:30AM Closed for Cleaning
7:30AM - 8:30AM Aqua Jogging
9:00AM - 3:30PM Lap Swimming
3:30PM - 4:00PM Closed for Cleaning
4:00PM - 6:00PM Swim Programs

LAP SWIMMING

THURSDAY  
5:30AM - 7:00AM Open Water*
7:30AM - 8:30AM Stroke Development
8:30AM - 9:00AM Closed for Cleaning
9:00AM - 12:30PM Lap Swimming
12:30PM - 1:30PM Swim for Fitness
1:30PM - 3:30PMLap Swimming
3:30PM - 4:00PMClosed for Cleaning
4:00PM - 6:00PMSwim Programs
6:00PM - 7:30PMSwim for Fitness
FRIDAY  
5:30AM - 7:00AM

Swim for Fitness 

7:00AM - 7:30AM Closed for Cleaning
8:00AM - 3:30PM Lap Swimming
3:30PM - 4:00PM Closed for Cleaning
4:00PM - 6:00PM Swim Programs
SATURDAY  
7:30AM - 12:30PM Lap Swimming

*OpenWater+ is subject to availability. Call 4221 4853

**accessible for Junior Transition Squad members

Last reviewed: 3 July, 2020