Give your kids the chance to learn a valuable skill for life while getting fit, having fun, and making new friends.

Whilst Victoria Park Pool does not run a swim school on-site, you can access our leading learn to swim program, GOswim, at 5 other pools across Sydney.

Our GOswim program is a fun, practical way for your kids to learn to swim. With participation and practise time maximised during classes, it develops effective swimming techniques and teaches essential water survival skills - priceless!

Learn to swim across Sydney

Find out more about Sydney's leading learn to swim program by visiting a location below.

What you need to know

  • GOswim curriculum has been developed alongside Swimming Australia
  • We're an approved Active Kids provider
  • Each swimming lesson runs for 30 minutes
  • 4 weeks FREE access during the Summer holiday break
  • Flexible program, running 48 weeks of the year
  • Enrol when it suits, no need to wait for new school term
  • 12 week commitment period
  • Accessible and affordable with fortnightly direct debit payment system

Please note: Learn to swim classes do not run on public holidays.


  • Learn to Swim caters to:

    Infants with their parents - Children aged 6 months to 3 years

    Preschoolers - Children aged 3 - 5 years

    Primary school aged children - Children aged 5 years and above

    • A towel
    • Goggles or cap, if the student prefers
    • A happy and cheery smile with lots of energy
    • Students membership card and rewards card
    • A hat or beanie to keep the head warm in winter

    Happy nappy policy, requires all children under the age of 3 (regardless if they are toilet trained) to wear an aqua nappy

  • Our rolling program does not provide make-up lessons.

    However, if you are able to provide prior notification and a medical certificate for the missed lesson we will be happy to provide a credit to your learn to swim account.

Advanced swimming programs

Students are encouraged and supported to explore competitive swimming. For advanced swimmers looking to take the next step, both Squads and the City of Sydney Aquatic Club offer additional programming and improvement opportunities.