Reduce the risk of drowning

Regular swimming lessons reduce the risk of drowning by up to 88% and NOW is the time to book for regular lessons!  Register today and learn to swim with The Survival Specialists.

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Enrolling in swimming lessons that focus on teaching deep water survival skills is one of the best decisions you can make for your family.

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Our unique method of teaching fast tracks progression meaning your child will reach their goals faster and importantly saves you time.

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At Paul Sadler Swimland, our swimming lessons focus on teaching deep water survival skills. No matter your age or skill level, enrolling in our swim lessons could be one of the best decisions you make! 

We teach survival skills at every level. We spend a minimum of 10 minutes per lesson in deep water, where we teach treading water, deep water recovery (safety circle) and mobility on front and back until children have achieved 2 minutes treading water. Our unique approach facilitates accelerated progression, with the aim of having every child in our swim school learning to be safer as soon as possible.

While every child should be supervised around water, arming your children with the skills to save themselves, in the event they‘re in a dangerous or life-threatening situation, is something that our customers are extremely grateful for.

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SAVE LIVES
Enrolling in swimming lessons that focus on teaching deep water survival skills is one of the best decisions you can make for your family.
SAVE TIME
Our unique method of teaching fast tracks progression meaning your child will reach their swim class goals faster and importantly saves you time.
Save Stress
From first contact, the journey will be stress free and enjoyable for you and your family.

World-class Swimming Lessons

At Paul Sadler Swimland we offer swimming lessons in Australia, and Vietnam. In 1972, our founder Paul Sadler turned his hand to teaching swimming classes that were inspired by his love of swimming (being an avid swimmer himself) and also being a trained teacher. In the 70s there was an influx of backyard swimming pools and with it an increase in the number of childhood drownings. Paul realised there was an opportunity to combine his skills and help families reduce the risks of drowning.

Over the years, Paul developed the premise of teaching swim lessons with a focus on survival skills. This foundation on teaching more than just stroke development has remained in place even as the program has evolved over the past 50 years.  Now, Paul Sadler Swimland has a world-leading learn to swim program that is run by a great team who help swimmers engage in stress-free learning and grow a passion for the water, every day.

Our swim lesson programs

We have the best swimming lessons for swimmers of any age and skill level. Sign up to one of our great swim programs for swimming classes that are fun, engaging, and perfect for you.

PARENT CHILD PROGRAM

Swimming classes for children 4 months to 3 years.

Children’s LEARN TO SWIM

Indoor swim classes for any children over 3 years old.

HOLIDAY swimming PROGRAM

Learn swimming during the school holidays.

ADULT LEARN
TO SWIM

Adult swimming class for adults of any skill level.

PRIVATE Swimming LESSONS

Private lesson swimming for those who need extra support.

What our swimmers say about our swim classes

the water is warm, the staff is amazing, the class sizes are perfectly small, the progression we’ve seen is phenomenal!

Ola Domaradz Hegholz / October 09, 2020

Our family loves Swimland because the instructors are very fun and engaging and I can see my child gain new skills every week! We love that all of the instruction is so individualized for each child.

Chelsea Ohlmann / October 09, 2020

They have been so gracious and patient with getting our reluctant swimmer into the water.

Janine Taylor / October 08, 2020

The progression is when they are ready. You don’t sign up for 10 classes pass or fail. It is continuous until you are ready to advance.

Marcie Fortier / October 07, 2020

Our children are engaged during their lessons everyday. The staff know them by name and care about each child’s progression.

 

Amber Carney / October 06, 2020

Too many reasons to count! The staff are absolutely amazing and we love them like our own family. The lessons are personalized and the attention and care that my children receive is beyond my expectations.

 

Lindsay White / October 05, 2020

Every single staff member goes above and beyond in communication and instruction to make swimming a positive experience for our family.

 

Kimberly Whytock / October 01, 2020

It is skills-based from the start, even with the infants. Plus, the unique (for swimming classes) class structure allows you to sign up once and maintain your day/time all year regardless of level. This is fantastic when planning kids activities.

 

Audra Inglis / September 17, 2020

The staff is friendly, the progression of my kidddos swimming is phenomenal

 

Tamla Foster / September 08, 2020

It’s like a part of our family now on my daughter’s journey to be a good swimmer

 

Ritze Capiral / September 07, 2020

they have fostered a love of water and swimming in my son. The staff are passionate about what they do and it shows. We are especially impressed with how they’ve handled protocols and safety since restarting lessons. We are only going to places where we feel the business has gone above and beyond with the safety of their staff and customers and Paul Sadler has absolutely done this.

 

Shannon Carlin / August 25, 2020

Because you did an amazing job to get kids safely back to swimming. I feel very good about my girls going to Paul Sadler knowing you are being so thorough with respect to cleaning and social distance

 

Maria Fernanda Badano / August 17, 2020

Learn to swim through the survival experts

At Paul Sadler Swimland we offer some of the best swim lessons in the world due to our focus on swim survival skills. By emphasising water safety skills in our adult, child, and baby swimming lessons, we help all of our swimmers become safer and more comfortable in the water.

Learn to swim

Don’t underestimate the risk or overestimate the ability

Regular swimming lessons reduce the risk of drowning by up to 88% – enrol today with The Survival Specialists.

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4 & 5 month olds SWIM FREE

We offer all four and five month old babies to swim in our program for FREE.

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Adult Learn to Swim Classes

We offer adult classes for all levels, from non-swimmers through to those looking for technique refinement. Book now!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is learning to swim important for children?

While we advocate that your child should be constantly supervised and within an arm’s reach when they’re around deep water, we understand that sometimes accidents happen. Helping your child become a safer swimmer is a crucial life-skill and statistics show that participating in regular formal lessons decreases the risk of drowning by up to 88%. At Paul Sadler Swimland, we’re here to help!

We understand that kids swimming lessons can be life-saving, but they are also LOTS of fun. We approach each lesson with the goal of helping children develop important swimming and survival skills in an exciting, engaging, and stress-free way. 

For further information about our kids swimming lessons, check out our parent/ child program for children 4 months to 3 years, or our learn to swim program for children over 3 years.

Why should adults join indoor swimming classes?

Participating in a swimming lesson isn’t just for children. According to recent research, 1 in 4 adults in Australia are weak swimmers or unable to swim at all. To help remedy this statistic, we offer adult classes at most of our locations. 

At Paul Sadler Swimland we believe that swimming is for everyone and that no one needs to be embarrassed of their skill level. Our team will treat you with the kindness, empathy, and respect that you deserve as you learn to swim or refine your technique. 

No matter your age or skill level, Paul Sadler Swimland has the perfect class for you.

Do you teach special needs swimmers?

Sometimes swimmers need a little extra support to gain their water confidence and develop their skills. At Paul Sadler Swimland we ensure that every swimmer is able to learn and progress at their own pace, but we are also conscious of the extra care required by any special needs swimmers in our classes. 

Our team has great experience ensuring swimmers with special needs feel heard, supported, and engaged throughout every lesson. We also offer private lessons for any swimmers who need that one-on-one interaction as they learn. 

For the best swimming lessons, book now at Paul Sadler Swimland!

How do you decide a swimmer’s level?

When you book in to our swimming lessons for children aged 3 and up, the first step we take is to sign your child up to a free swimming assessment. The reason we assess our swimmers is to ensure that they will be placed in the most appropriate class for their current skill level. 

Our swim teachers assess swimmers by observing factors such as:

  • Their confidence in the water
  • Their motor skills 
  • Their stroke technique 
  • Their survival skills 

 

While these factors are considered for our Learn to Swim program, in our Parent/ Child program, a swimmer’s age plays an important role in the level they are placed in. 

Once a child is in a level, they will be assessed each lesson by our team until they are deemed to have mastered the skills of their current level. We allow our swimmers to go at their own pace, and do not force them to progress through the levels before they are ready, nor will they hang around in a level waiting for a set amount of time. When children are ready they will be moved to the next level.

What certifications and awards do you have?

At Paul Sadler Swimland we are members of the Australian Swim Schools Association, the International Swim Schools Association (ISSA), and the United States Swim School Association. We also have more than 25 industry awards, with our most recent achievement being our founder Paul Sadler’s induction into the Australian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association Hall of Fame (ASCTA). 

At Paul Sadler Swimland we have also established the Swimland Foundation. All money raised through this foundation helps educate the public on water safety and contribute towards our goal of the Zero Drown Toll.

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