Kingswim offer fun and educational kids and baby swimming lessons at our Kingswim Macgregor Swim School! From 12 weeks old swimming classes through to adults swimming classes, all are welcome to join us at the Macgregor pool.
What is the month and year you started working at Kingswim?
Why did you start working at Kingswim/teaching kids to swim?
I was already working with kids and wanted to continue to make an impact on the lives of little people. There is no better feeling than knowing you’ve helped a swimmer overcome a fear or learn a new skill and to just be a part of their lives and know they’re excited to see you too!
Some words that you would use to describe yourself?
Ambitious and persistent.
Why you love working at Kingswim?
Macgregor has awesome families and a really great team. I started working here at 17 and have grown up working in the centre and it feels a bit like home. I want to work for the AFP one day to make a difference in the community and Kingswim is perfect for impacting little lives in our local community!
What you like to do outside of work?
I have been riding horses since before I could walk so you might find me out in the paddocks with my horse Twiga. You might also catch me rolling around at the skate park on my BMX bike or at home with my partner Lachlan, Cat named Eddy and new pup Dallas!
Research has shown that babies who learn how to swim at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier. It’s a wonderful experience that really can start early! We teach tiny tots through to big kids, with programs available to babies from 12 weeks of age.
To keep babies and children comfortable, we have a constant water temperature of between 32-33 degrees. For babies 3-6 months of age, we recommend a maximum time in the water of 30 minutes.
We’ve helped a lot of families in our time. So we know all the little things we can do to help make learning the essential life skill of swimming an enjoyable and meaningful experience for parents and kids alike. We have welcoming team members, family friendly change rooms, infant change areas and plenty of space for prams to make it easy for you to get changed once you’ve finished in the water. So yes, we consider ourselves to be very family friendly!
Better again…we offer a free introductory lesson! It’s a great way to find out more about us, and for us to get to know your child. After the free introductory lesson, one of our friendly supervisors will talk to you about which level is best suited to your child’s abilities. They’ll also be able to answer any other questions you may have about our program.
We had an amazing time at our first bub swim session, Lucas luved the water and I was really amazed at all the new things I learnt about how to hold your bub, so that they are able to become more familiar in the water and kick their legs. Loved it!!!
I have taken my son to their Baby Play lessons. These are fantastic at giving the babies a chance to experience and familiarise them with the pool environment. I would recommend them to everyone with young babies.
I have attended other pools and have left frustrated at how hard they seem to make it for people with bubs. Not at Kingswim though! I always leave happy.
We have 4We have been taking our 9 month old to swimming lessons at Kingswim and have found the small class sizes and professional teachers to be great. The whole centre, including the change rooms is kept toasty warm so that the littlies don’t get cold when they are out of the water.
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