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The Huntingtower Sports and Aquatic Centre opened in 2011 and is comprised of an eight lane, 25m training pool and a 12.5m teaching pool. The centre runs Learn To Swim (LTS) classes and a Squad Pathway program for all ages. All classes are open to the public as well as the Huntingtower school community.

Learn to Swim Program

The Learn To Swim (LTS) program consists of 6 levels that are specifically designed to ensure that each student will graduate the class with the skills they need for the next levels, and proficiency in elements of water safety. The LTS program is targeted at children from 3+.

Water Discovery

Eyes and bubbles
Assisted front float
Assisted back float
Aided dog paddle
Basic kick with board
Safe entry and exit
Aided treading water 

Learn to Swim 1

Streamline kick with board
Dog paddle to teacher 3m
Back kick aided
Push and glide to teacher
Back float
Duck dive to retrieve object
Jump to teacher and return to the side 

Learn to Swim 2

Torpedo 5m
Soldier kick 5m
Introduction to freestyle arms
Introduction to backstroke arms
Breaststroke kick on the wall
Treading water 15 seconds
Jump and roll to back float 

Learn to Swim 3

5m freestyle with breathing
5m backstroke
5m survival backstroke
Attempted breaststroke kick on front
Introduction to breaststroke arms
Treading water 1 minute
Kneeling dive 

Learn to Swim 4

10m freestyle
10m backstroke
10m breaststroke kick
Attempt breaststroke timing
10m dolphin kick
Reach rescue
Signal for help 

Learn to Swim 5

25m freestyle
25m backstroke
15m breaststroke
Attempted butterfly
Dive entry
Survival sequence – survival backstroke – sidestroke – sculling  

Squad Pathway Program

The Squad Pathway program has been designed to provide a training group which will tailor to all athletes. Whether it be swimming to compete, swimming to maintain technique or simply swimming for fitness and fun, there is a squad designed to cater for a range of goals and abilities. The Squad Pathway is broken up into competitive and non-competitive squads. There is no age restriction for the Squad Pathway program, however swimmers must be beyond an LTS 5 level.


Minimum Attendance: 1 Session
Stroke development
Underwater streamline
Touch turns 

Junior Squad

Minimum Attendance: 1 Session
Increased sets
Building to competitive swimming


Development Squad

Minimum Attendance: 2 Sessions
Fine tune race technique
Muscular strength
Racing etiquette 

Competition Squad

Minimum Attendance: 3 Sessions
Racing skills
Improvement of strokes
Must be competing at meets


Performance Squad

Minimum Attendance: 3 Sessions
State level qualifications
Personal goals

Swimfit JR & SR Squad

Improve endurance
Learn race skills
Refine and maintain technique

HT Swim Club

Join the HT Swim Club!

The HT Swim Club is organised by our wonderful HSAC staff, under the direction of our HSAC Manager, Megan Rogers. If you are a competitive swimmer in our Squad Pathway Program, join us to compete in club and state competitions. 

School Swimming

We currently have availability for school group bookings during the week. Our School Swimming program focuses on both water safety (as per the Victorian Water Safety Certificate program) and swimming strokes. Students will be educated in water activities, swimming development and survival skills and will receive a report and certificate on their progress at the conclusion of the program.

Contact Us

Please contact us to enquire about enrolment availability and class prices. Reception is especially busy between 3:30pm and 6:00pm, so we recommend sending us an email, or calling us earlier in the day.

Reception Hours
Monday - Friday:
2.00pm - 6.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am - 11.00am

Phone: (03) 9831 9490

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Huntingtower would like to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and emerging  and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

  77 Waimarie Drive, Mount Waverley, Victoria, 3149, Australia

Call or email for information: +61 3 9807 8888 |

  77 Waimarie Drive, Mount Waverley, Victoria, 3149, Australia

Call or email for information: +61 3 9807 8888 |

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