Baby Swimming Lessons School For Sydney & the North Shore

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A fun baby swimming school in Sydney


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Welcome to Duck & Dive, we offer baby swim lessons in Sydney (inner west, north shore and St George areas) and we are almost full for term 1 starting January!

NEWS FLASH….There still might be a chance to grab a spot if you’re quick as we have the odd space here and there across most levels and all of our locations (Broadway, Artarmon and Kogarah)

LEARN TO SWIM UPDATE (ages 3+)….New classes have just been opened at Broadway, Friday am and Artarmon Thursday am

The quickest way to enquire about availability or ask any questions is to give us a buzz (9665 6249) – just leave a message if we’ve popped out and we’ll get right back to you.

Don’t forget to like our Facebook which is our main notification point. We’ve got lots of exciting activities lined up including Birthday Parties, Aquaplay (think swimming in a beautiful baby friendly environment vs your local pool which may not tick all the boxes), Pilates, Barre Attack, Yoga and heaps more! Our Learn to Swim is officially off to a flying start so we can transitions our own little ducks (and newcomers of course) into beautiful, confident swimmers.


We also run Aqua Play Sessions followed by an informal Mother Craft talk with our very own Super Nanny to discuss any baby issues. The first couple of sessions have gone already but we will create more sessions as demand requires. (Check out this review to give you an idea). So get the girls together or come on your own for some fun and amazing advice (not to mention yummy coffee!) The next date is scheduled for sometime in February but we can run one on request on any day if there are enough numbers and our super nanny is available! Drop us a line to register interest.

Teaching your baby to swim not only gives them valuable life skills, but also builds their confidence in the water and is a lovely bonding experience for the two of you. Through our fun yet structured baby swimming lessons we teach parents to swim with babies from 0 to 3 years, in a warm, relaxed and calm environment.

At Duck and Dive we’ve developed a comprehensive lesson program designed to introduce parents and babies to the water and develop skills like back floating, kicking their legs, holding on to the pool side, paddling their arms, blowing bubbles and much more. Whilst the initial stages are a gentle introduction to swimming, babies will eventually go beyond water familiarisation and our baby swim lessons are geared towards gaining skills essential for water safety. This is done by integrating lots of different activities and making use of inventive techniques as well as of specially adapted songs, toys and aquatic equipment, all of which work together to create very varied and fun lessons…  Read more

Baby Swim School Locations


Our pools have been carefully selected and service a wide area of Sydney. We are easily accessible from the city centre, north shore, eastern suburbs, inner west and south. All locations are handy for public transport or have the advantage of free parking on site or within 100m… Read more

Baby Swim School Programs


Ultimately the aim is to have your little one swimming distances on their own, building a love for the water and giving them a sense of independence and confidence through carefully planned and structured lessons (with lots of fun along the way!)… Read more

Underwater Baby Photoshoots


The beautiful pics you see throughout our site are all taken by us and we invite all clients (or sometimes guests) to our professionally run photoshoots held a few times a year.. See how you can capture this once in a life time opportunity of your baby swimming underwater… Read more

What mums and dads think of
Duck and Dive

(a mum with her 3rd Duck and Dive bub)

Giulia’s daddy
(loves a morning swim with his daughter)

Ruth & Fatema
(pool side mums – dads are always having fun in the pool with the kids!)

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Recent News



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Why Choose Duck & Dive?

Why Choose Duck and Dive Baby Swim SchoolThere are many swim lesson providers for babies and toddlers all over the city, offering different programs. Many other programs are based on water familiarity and building confidence through song and rhyme. At the Duck and Dive baby swim school we go beyond these basic stages, as we recognise the importance of survival skills and aim to nurture a lifelong love of the water…
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Enrol your child for 2014 Term 4 now - limited availability

We are have the odd spot available for this term and are taking expressions of interest for 2015. Get in quick!