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Intensive swimming lessons

Interested in learning to swim or enhancing water safety skills? Join our intensive swimming lessons at Melbourne City Baths during school holidays in January and July each year.

Lifeguard standing by Melbourne City Baths pool

Enjoy daily 30-minute swimming lessons Monday to Friday with our qualified and energetic swim teachers. The program follows the Royal Life Saving Society Australia (RLSSA) Swim and Survive curriculumOpens in new tab for children and a tailored curriculum for adults.

Who can participate?

Open to adults and children aged three and above, from beginners with no water experience to those seeking stroke correction.

When do lessons run?

Our lessons run Monday to Friday over one or two weeks during school holidays, running from 7.30am to midday and 3.30pm to 7.30pm.

School holiday periodDatesEnrolments open
January 2024Week 1: Monday 8 January to Friday 12 January
Week 2: Monday 15 January to Friday 19 January
Monday 18
December 2023


$95.50 per week, covering daily 30-minute lessons, pool access outside of lesson times (Monday to Friday), and locker use.

How to enrol

Register your interest by filling out the following form and receive lesson times before enrolment opens. Dive into a safer and more confident swimming experience with us!

To enrol you will need to visit the facility to complete an enrolment form and make payment for the program. Enrolments are available from Monday 18 December 2023.

Registration form

To register your interest in participating in the program, please complete the following form.

By registering, you will be sent through the available lesson times before the enrolments open.

Contact details
Name field is required.
Email field is required.
Phone field is required.
Age of student field is required.
Current swimming ability field is required.
Preferred time field is required.
Preferred week field is required.

Contact us


Melbourne City Baths
420 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


03 9658 9011

our acknowledgement

  • Torres Strait Islander Flag
  • Aboriginal People Flag

The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land we govern, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Bunurong / Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin and pays respect to their Elders past and present. 


We acknowledge and honour the unbroken spiritual, cultural and political connection they have maintained to this unique place for more than 2000 generations.

We accept the invitation in the Uluru Statement from the Heart and are committed to walking together to build a better future.