Northern Beaches Swim School has been serving families on Sydney’s Northern Beaches for more than 35 years. We specialise in infants aquatics, pre-school learn to swim, school age learn to swim and junior squads.
Our highly qualified and experience team are passionate about teaching swimming and water safety. We love sharing the aquatic journey with our families and foster a caring and personal environment that promotes participation and learning.
Northern Beaches Swim School is a disability specialist. Our instructors have years of experience working with children with a range of disabilities including but not limited to autism, low muscle tone, downs syndrome, deaf, blind, adhd, anxiety and intellectual disabilities. Many of our disability customers have gone on to win multiple State, Australian and World Championship medals.
Northern Beaches Swim School prides itself on getting the foundations of swimming right from a young age. Stroke development is key to developing a strong and efficient technique. Swimmers in our mini squads and junior squads continue to enhance their skills whilst improving their endurance and preparing for a competitive pathway.
Our Wonderful Team
Lois has dedicated most of her life to teaching swimming and serving the local community. In 2017 Lois was awarded the Order or Australia for her services to swimming. She is the current WASA President and has served on previous Swimming NSW Committees.
Kara was born to swim. Born into a swimming family it was no surprise that Kara was a nationally ranked swimmer representing NSW and winning multiple NSW Age and Open medals along with Australian School Games Gold. An avid ocean swimmer Kara has also won numerous ocean swims throughout NSW.
Rowena has been coaching and teaching swimming for more than 35 years. A former swimmer Rowena loves working with children and seeing them achieve things they never thought possible. Rowena has coached swimmers that have won multiple medals at NSW, QLD and Australian Championships.
Cathy has been teaching with Northern Beaches Swim School for more than 15 years. Cathy also serves the community as a volunteer surf life saver with DYSLSC and has devoted decades to teaching children swimming and water safety skills.
Charmaine has worked with Northern Beaches Swim School for more than 10 years. Charmaine is a disability specialist instructor who works tirelessly to get the most out of her swimmers. Charmaine is also a junior coach who loves assisting our young charges.
Zoe is our most recent addition to our team at Northern Beaches Swim School. A busy mum of 3 active children Zoe is passionate and caring and loves working with anxious and new swimmers to ensure their transition to an aquatic environment is a smooth one.
Peta has worked with Northern Beaches Swim School for more than 10 years. Peta is a former age group swimmer winning NSW State age and open medals. Peta is a NSW Fire Fighter who loves staying involved with swimming by teaching and coaching juniors.