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Learn to Swim at Margie's Swim School!

Margie's Swim School is Mareeba's only heated indoor Swimming Pool!
Margie's pool was designed and purpose-built to cater for the very young, easily distracted and special needs students. Margie provides swimming lessons for babies through to pre-school age children.

ENROL NOW FOR TERM 1, 2024

10 WEEKS
Monday 22 Jan 2024 - Thursday 28 Mar 2024

Click the button below to complete the electronic Enrolment Form to secure your spot for Term 1, 2024!

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ABOUT

Margie's Swim School is Mareeba's only heated indoor Swimming Pool!

Margie’s pool was designed and purpose-built to cater for the very young, easily distracted and special needs students.

MARGIE THORPE - OWNER & OPERATOR

Owner-operator Margie Thorpe is a qualified swimming instructor with over 25 years of experience teaching babies, toddlers, young children and students with special needs and disabilities. Margie is certified by AustSwim in Swimming and Water Safety, and Infant and Preschool Aquatics. She has a Swim Australia qualification as a Teacher of Swimming, and Teacher of Learners with a Disability.

SWIMMING LESSONS 

The pool offers a private and safe environment and small classes allow individual attention. Only one lesson is conducted at a time, so there are no distractions. Margie provides swimming lessons for babies through to pre-school age children.

FACILITIES 

 

Margie's Swim School provides classes all year round, without distractions such as others swimmers and poor weather, with protection from cold wind and the sun’s glare, eliminating the need for sunscreen.

Water is kept at a constant recommended 32 degrees to ensure ultimate results for the very young. A shallow area is also available for toddlers and fearful learners to find their footing and experience the fun and safety issues about being in and around water.

Other facilities include comfortable change tables for baby, change rooms and disabled shower and toilet. There is also a fully-fenced outdoor shaded playground area and off-street parking surrounded by landscaped gardens. 

About Us

GROUP CLASSES & SWIMMING LESSONS

Margie's Swim School has a range of small group classes available for ages including babies to preschool age. Limited adult classes are also available.

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BABIES

(4-12 months)

Limited to 6 children only per class

Parents are required to attend 

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TODDLERS

(12-24 months)

Limited to 6 children only per class

Parents are required to attend 

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TODDLERS 2

(2 - 3 years)

Limited to 6 children only per class

Parents are required to attend 

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KINDY

(3 - 5 years)

Limited to 3 children only per class

Parents are required to attend

Lessons

FEES

Fees available upon request.

Payment for the entire school term must be paid in advance prior to the commencement of the first class. Please note that all bookings are subject to availability.

Classes are very limited and there is no guarantee that spots will be available.

Bookings will only be secured once payment has been made in full.

Refunds are not provided for missed lessons. Cancellations will also mean that payment for the lesson is forfeited.

 

Please provide notice if your child will not be attending a lesson

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FAQ

What if my child can't swim or has never done swimming lessons before?

All children are welcome, regardless of their level or ability.  

Those times don't suit me, do you offer alternatives?
You are welcome to provide feedback on your preferred times for next term via our feedback form. 

Do you offer private lessons?

If you require special assistance or have an unusal circumstance these lessons MAY be considered, please fill out your preferred times using the feedback form.

Is the pool open at any other time?
Margie's Swim School is only open during set hours when lessons are on each week. Please fill out our feedback form if these times do not suit you and we will do our best to accommodate your request in the future. 

What if the classes are all fully booked?

Although we do our best to fit everyone in, the class numbers are very limited. Therefore, you may be placed on a waiting list until next term. Please fill out the feedback time with your details and preferred times.

What if my child is older than kindy age?

Unfortunately at the moment, Margie's Swim School only offers small group classes for babies to kindy age children. Please fill out the feedback form with any other requests you may have and they will be considered in the future. 

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