KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Making the Difference Water Safety Programme

posted: Thu, February 15, 2018

This is a joint initiative of Swim Rotorua Swimming Club and Rotorua Lakes Swim School.For children in Rm’s Rata, Rimu, Tawa and Totara. Classes will have 1 hour lessons during next week and Monday and Tuesday of the following week.

This fantastic opportunity has become available due to funding for this age group by the Rotorua Lakes Council, Baytrust and the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust, who all deem water safety and swimming to be a vital life skill.
Jessica Gordon and Tara Watt who will be teaching the children are both qualified and experienced instructors.

Instructors will:
Provide professionally trained swimming instructors to deliver lessons (working alongside teachers).
Teach basic learn to swim and Water Safety NZ’s Water Skills for Life.
Assess the children’s ability and provide cards to go home to parents which will give a realistic assessment of their child’s ability.


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