Little Tates

Little Tates is all about making swimming a great experience and learning new skills.

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Konrad, Richard, Veronica, Marcia and Stephanie

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To participate in this level swimmers are required to:

  • Regularly attend 2 classes per week

  • Be approximately 7 to 9 years of age

  • Demonstrate ability to swim basic freestyle, backstroke and/or breastroke for 25 metres

Class times

Tue 6.15 - 7.00pm - Marcia & Richard
Wed 4.45-5.30pm - Marcia & Stephanie
Thu 6.15 - 7.00pm - Konrad & Richard
Fri 6.15 - 7.00pm - Richard & Stephanie
Sun 5.30 - 6.15pm - Veronica & Stephanie 

Note: Between 30 September and 3 November some class times will vary due to maintenance works at the MARC, please click here to check the schedule.

Please refer to our latest training calendar for a detailed schedule for the current quarter.

Training dates

Training takes place 48 weeks per year with a training break in most school holidays (usually one week).

Squad objectives

The objective of this squad is to:

  • develop stroke technique, skills and good training practices

  • encourage swimmers to swim multiple laps of the 25m pool

  • make swimming fun!

Specifically, swimmers will aim to achieve the following:

  • 100m Freestryle

  • 100m backstroke

  • 100m dolphin kick (with fins)

  • Foundation level of breatstroke, butterfly and diving


Swimmers typically progress into Little Tates from a learn to swim program.

From Litte Tates, swimmers progress into the following squad: