• 98C Preddys Rd, Bexley North NSW 2207
  • 5:30AM to 9:00PM


Due to essential works required for Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre, the ground floor change rooms and indoor 25m pool hall mechanical ventilation system will be offline from Tuesday 14th November 2023 through to Friday 24th November 2023. Temporary measures will be put into place during this period including portable units in the change rooms and a slight increase in 25m pool temperature. In order to control air quality and humidity, the indoor 25m pool hall air temperature may be cooler than usual, dependant on weather. No other areas are expected to be affected. Thank you for your understanding.
Bayside Council

5 Useful Social Skills to Learn Through Swimming Lessons 

Teaching social skills are complex yet rewarding aspect for the parents. But imagine a world in which your child learns to swim while still improving their socializing skills. Swimming lessons are more than just splashing in the water and learning techniques. It also helps kids learn how to interact with their peers while mastering those techniques. 

And here are 5 useful social skills that a kid can learn through swimming lessons. 

  1. Listening: Listening is more than just receiving instructions; it is also about understanding and clarifying questions or concerns. Kids can communicate more effectively with their instructors by carefully listening to them and asking questions as needed. 
  2. Effective communication: The swimming pool turns into a place for effective communication. Instructors provide direction, emphasizing the significance of paying attention to instructions. With this child learn to communicate their fears, demands, and accomplishments. 
  3. Teamwork: Swimming lessons include group activities and exercises that need teamwork and cooperation. This helps children learn the value of working together to achieve a common goal. 
  4. Empathy- During excelling swimming skills, kids may notice their peer struggling inside the swimming pool. While taking swim classes or playing pool games they instil a sense of empathy which help children become more socially aware and have a better emotional understanding of others. 
  5. Patience: Learning to swim requires a lot of time, effort, and patience. Patience helps children how to wait their turn, listen attentively to instructions, and understand that major achievements need time. 
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To conclude 

Encouraging children to take swimming lessons can help them learn important social skills. And Bexley Swimming Pool can help them become healthier, safer, and more confident individuals. 
So, explore our Learn to Swim Programme and give your kid the gift of a valuable life skill! 

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