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January 17, 2019

Goodbye upfront term payments, hello affordable fortnightly direct debit payments! We are very excited about the changes to our swimming lessons which means you can now access the swimming program all year round!

We will no longer run a term based program but will instead have lessons 50 weeks of the year with a break for Christmas/NY, Easter and Public Holidays. This means you can now enrol and cancel as you please.

Included in this change will be the implementation of the parent portal which will allow you to book a make up lesson for a class you can’t attend. Please click here for more information about our make up policy.

What is the parent portal?

The parent portal is an online portal which allows you to manage your class payments

  • Mark yourself absent and book make ups
  • Access swim school resources
  • Update Payment Details
  • Check class progress
  • Pay Outstanding Fees
  • Book additional Lessons

More information about the parent portal will be sent at the end of January. To find out more about our swimming program please visit www.bluefitswimming.com.au

 


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January 17, 2019

Please take note of the changes to our opening hours on the Australia Day weekend as we have closure at Gladstone Aquatic Centre on Saturday.

GLADSTONE AQUATIC CENTRE

Opening Hours

Saturday 26th January: CLOSED

Monday 28th January: 10am -4pm

MT LARCOM POOL

Opening Hours

Saturday 26th January: Saturday: 12pm – 6pm

Monday 28th January: CLOSED

 


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January 16, 2019

It’s school carnival season and we are looking forward to seeing the boisterous display of school spirit echoing through our facility

When these events are on you will notice the facility may become quite busy and loud during school hours.

We suggest checking our website for upcoming carnival dates and as always we recommend checking out Lane Availability regularly

For parents and family wanting to attend carnivals at the centre, there is a small spectator fee that applies.

Gladstone Carnivals     2018/19

SCHOOL DAY DATE YEAR TIME AREA
Gladstone Aquatic Centre: Chanel College Friday 8th February 2019 8am – 2:30pm 50m
Gladstone Aquatic Centre: Star of the Sea Primary Friday 15th February 2019 8am – 2:30pm 50m

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January 9, 2019

Come and enjoy Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom on our GIANT inflatable movie screen 

Where: Mt Larcom Swimming Pool, Narrows Road, Mt Larcom

When: Saturday 19th January 6pm – 9.30pm

What to bring: Swimwear, towels, pool inflatables, blankets/chairs to sit on the grass. Our canteen is open for food and drink 

NOTE: Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must be able to swim.


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December 7, 2018

Give our giant pool inflatable a go!

Every Saturday the giant inflatable is available for the general public @ Gladstone Aquatic Centre

Session 1: 11am – 12pm

Session 2: 12:15pm – 1:15pm

$5 per for 1 session or $7.50 for both. We guarantee the kids will have a blast!

  • a 10m swim test is required before using the inflatable
  • Must be under 13 years of age

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December 7, 2018

Want to build your child’s confidence in the water? Kickstart their swimming progress in 2019 with our Holiday Intensives and Stroke clinics.

Swimming is an important life skills and we urge all parents to ensure their children a swim safe this Summer. Our Holiday Intensives have been designed to significantly improve your child’s swim skills over a short period, with students taking part in lessons every day over a period of 5 days.

It is this successive repetition that makes it the ideal program to boost your child’s skills and water confidence.

Week 1: Monday 7th – Friday 11th January
Week 1: Monday 14th – Friday 18th January
Week 2: Monday 21st – Friday 25th January

To book your spot, please email gladstone@bluefitswimming.com.au


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December 7, 2018

Want access to the pool 7 days a week?

Bookings for our 2019 swim school program have now opened!

As part of the many benefits fo the BlueFit Swimming program, students enrolled in the program get free access to the pool 7 days a week, with a full paying adult.

We’ve made improvements to our program to ensure that students learn in a structured and fun environment! Get in early and secure your place in the program.

For more information about our swimming program email gladstone@bluefitswimming.com.au or call 1300 252 583


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December 4, 2018

Gladstone

 DATE  HOURS 
Monday, December 24  5.30am to 7.30pm 
Tuesday, December 25  CLOSED 
Wednesday, December 26  10.00am to 4.00pm 
Thursday, December 27  5.30am to 7.30pm 
Friday, December 28  5.30am to 7.30pm 
Saturday, December 29  7.00am to 5.00pm 
Sunday, December 30  7.00am to 5.00pm 
Monday, December 31  5.30am to 7.30pm 
Tuesday, January 1  10.00am to 4.00pm 
Wednesday, January 2  5.30am to 7.30pm 

Mount Larcom

DATE  HOURS 
Monday, December 24  CLOSED 
Tuesday, December 25  CLOSED 
Wednesday, December 26  10.00am to 4.00pm 
Thursday, December 27  12.00am to 6.00pm 
Friday, December 28  11.00am to 5.00pm 
Saturday, December 29  12.00am to 6.00pm 
Sunday, December 30  12.00am to 6.00pm 
Monday, December 31  CLOSED 
Tuesday, January 1  CLOSED 
Wednesday, January 2  12.00am to 6.00pm 

 


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July 1, 2018

We are very excited to introduce the new BlueFit Swimming program to the Moss Vale community. Students are all booked in to their normal class time and they will attend their first BlueFit lesson greeted by their regular instructor. The BlueFit Swimming program consists of structured levels that progressively build swimming skills and water confidence. It is important to acknowledge that current students may have not yet learned some of the skills that are in their BlueFit Swimming lessons. During the transition we greatly appreciate your understanding that it may take time to teach these new skills.


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June 6, 2018

Written by Shannon Lavery, Accredited Practising Dietitian One-tray bake recipes are perfect for those short on time, especially in the evenings, and are looking for a quick and easy dinner solution to satisfy the whole family that won’t compromise their health. They provide maximum nutrition, with minimal prep time or dirty dishes.  Plus, you can use almost any vegetable you have in the fridge.