Swimsafe warriors

Swimsafe warriors

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Are you new to Australia and not familiar with our beaches and waterways? The SwimSafe Warriors Program is for you!

Learn about Australian waterways and learn to swim in a fun, safe environment.

This is your chance to learn to swim in a fun and safe environment. Aimed at Macquarie University international students, the SwimSafe Warriors Program comprises of both a theory and a practical component. 

Participants will learn water safety as well as basic swimming skills.

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This program will be split into two parts, a theory component and a practical component. The theory component will help you to identify risks, hazards and dangers in all aquatic environments. These sessions will include guest speakers from NSW Royal Life Saving Society and other aquatic services.

The practical component will be held at the Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre and run by trained Swim School Staff. Here you will develop swimming skills, water safety knowledge and confidence in the water, just in time for summer!

Upon completion of the course, there will be a special day trip to one of Sydney's icon beaches for all participants.

Program dates

The Session Two 2015 program begins on Tuesday 4 August from 11am - 12pm for six consecutive weeks. 

The SwimSafe Warriors Program is free for all Macquarie University International Students, however places are limited so register today!

To register and for more information you can contact us on 9850 9408 or swimschool@mq.edu.au

Extra resources

Important links

Royal Life Saving Society Australia

National Drowning Report

Surf Life Saving Australia

Surf Life Saving Australia - Beach Safety Information

Downloadable PDFs

Beach Safety Fact Sheet

Inland Waterways Fact Sheet

Water Craft Safety Fact Sheet

Rock Fishing Fact Sheet

Water Safety on Holidays Fact Sheet

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