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Why are swimming lessons important?

Why are swimming lessons important ? There are many reasons why swimming lessons are important, for both children and adults. It is vital that each person has the ability to navigate the water safely, both for their own wellbeing and those around them. Swimming is the only sport that teaches you life saving skills, which [...]

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Are swimming lessons compulsory in Australia?

Are swimming lessons compulsory in Australia Swimming skills are extremely important for children and adults in water-loving Australia. Not only do these skills save lives, they also ensure social participation and inclusion year-round. Based on results from a study conducted by Royal Life Saving Australia, approximately 1 in 5 children are unable to swim [...]

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3 Reasons to Start Swimming

3 Reasons to Start Swimming Swimming has become one of Australia's favourite pastimes for a range of reasons. As a nation surrounded by water, many of us grew up spending summers in the pool or at the beach. Additionally, there is a growing number of people who enjoy taking to the pool year round due [...]

By |2020-10-12T16:20:24+11:00October 12th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Start Swimming

How quickly can you learn to swim

How quickly can you learn to swim Swimming is an essential life skill that many of us feel is important to learn at some point. Whether you are teaching your child or looking to learn later in life, learning to swim is a valuable experience and will help you improve your fitness and wellbeing, develop [...]

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How Long Does it Take to Learn to Swim?

How Long Does it Take to Learn to Swim? Becoming a competent swimmer involves much, much more than kicking your legs and moving your arms. A good swimmer moves through the water independently, efficiently, and with technique. Like anything, learning to swim takes time, energy, patience, and of course, practice practice practice! Unfortunately, there is [...]

By |2020-07-06T11:57:05+11:00July 6th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Learning To Swim With Fins

Learning To Swim With Fins Fins, otherwise known as flippers, are an essential tool for improving performance and technique. Many swimmers find that they often underutilise their leg power, as their kick is the weakest element of their technique. Fins are the number one way to improve this issue, along with a number of other [...]

By |2020-06-23T15:10:07+11:00June 23rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

How You Can Protect Our Beaches & Waterways

As Australians, we need to do our bit to help keep our stunning oceans, lakes, creeks and reefs clean! By conserving our waterways we can help protect native animals & plants and keep these spaces beautiful for future generations to enjoy! Here are a few tips from Aquastar that you can easily implement when you [...]

By |2020-01-15T11:45:14+11:00January 29th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

4 Swimming Pool Myths Debunked

So many people love swimming, whether it’s for fun or exercise, but there are still some outdated myths that surround swimming and swimming pools. We’re going to debunk the top 4 common myths today!   Myth 1 - Chlorine turns your hair green! People’s hair may be more likely to get a green tinge from regular [...]

By |2020-01-15T11:41:50+11:00January 15th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Gift Guide For Little Swimmers

Gift Guide For Little Swimmers The holiday season is fast approaching! Here at Aquastar, we hope you all have a fun & safe holidays. If you’re struggling with what to buy your child, niece, nephew or friend who loves swimming, we’ve got some cracking ideas for amazing presents every swimmer will love. From small stocking [...]

By |2019-11-29T10:37:47+11:00December 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How Swimming Can Benefit Children with Special Needs

How Swimming Can Benefit Children with Special Needs There are so many benefits for all children who take swimming lessons, but there are even more for children who have special needs. Drowning is the leading cause of death for children & adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Additionally, children with ASD are 160 times more [...]

By |2019-11-29T10:26:04+11:00November 29th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments