About Us
About Us

For over 60 years Carlile Swimming has been recognised in Australia and Internationally as a leader in aquatic education.

Our 11 swim schools and over 350 staff serve the needs of over 10,000 families every week. Many of our families are second and third generation customers and positive word of mouth referral continues to be our greatest compliment.

This reputation for quality, consistency and innovation has been earned over 60 years of continuous operation commencing in the rock pools of Sydney in the 1950's and culminating in the network of modern indoor, heated and child focused facilities Carlile Swimming operates today. This worldwide reputation for quality and innovation continues today.

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Our Program

Carlile Swimming provides aquatic education programs for children from 3 months old to squad swimming including adult learn to swim. Our programs are the culmination of over 60 years of experience, research & innovation & this ensures a consistent, child centred & professional experience in accordance with the Carlile Teaching Philosophy.

The Carlile Steps to Success has been developed to incorporate a series of graded class levels that enable children to develop & practice key techniques & skills. This stepwise approach ensures children learn with others at a similar level & progress as strokes & skills are completed. Our Supervisors are continually assessing children to ensure they are in the appropriate level.


Check out the links of the programs you may find most suitable to your needs. For more information, contact a location nearest you to learn more about our award winning programs.

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Getting started at Carlile Swimming is very easy.

Simply contact your local Carilie Swimming centre and we'll get in touch at a time that suits you to explain our world leading programs.

Our customer service professional will then organise for a skills assessment to be completed that will determine the most appropriate class for your child or yourself.

This process ensures your child or yourself is placed with other students of equal ability, providing the best environment to excel and grow with confidence.

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Things You Need to Know

Our programs operate at different times of the day. Pre-school levels for those children not yet at primary school operate in the morning session (between 8-30am and 12-30 pm). School Age levels operate in the afternoon session (3-30pm and 6-00pm). Families with children in different levels may prefer to attend our weekend sessions.

Times may vary slightly at each Location. Follow the link to download timetables for each location.

Check out our FAQ section to see if you have any concerns that need some clarification.