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November 13, 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended, supported and donated at our Pink Ribbon breakfast, with every donation supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation, all your contributions, which was an amazing $486.50 went towards BlueFit’s total amount of over $3,300!

This is a fantastic result, we really believe research is the best way to prevent deaths, and improve how breast cancer is diagnosed, managed and treated.

NBCF is working towards one goal: zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030. Together we can help them get there, help us reach our goal by donating here.


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November 12, 2019

Zane is the Gladstone Area Manager. He has worked with BlueFit for almost two years now but he first started working in the aquatic industry as an instructor when he was just 16 years old!

He is originally from Western Australia but have now lived in three different states thanks to “this beautiful industry we work in and the opportunity it bestows upon us.” Him and his partner are newish parents to a “little human baby and two fur babies.” He loves his family more than anything and he loves that his role at BlueFit allows him to juggle his work and family life pretty well.

“I feel my strengths in this industry would be in community relations. There is nothing better than seeing a family absolutely enjoying every minute of their day out and knowing that the kids will be bugging the hell out their parents to come back. Yes, this career choice has some huge challenges but it is so rewarding when the individuals become an amalgamation and overcome every challenge put in front of us. (GO TEAM!)”.

He gives a huge shout out the Gladstone team for being absolute rockstars!


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November 12, 2019
Superhero Safety Week starts Monday 18th November!

Safety Week is upon us, and this year BlueFit Swimming are asking students to come dressed up as their favourite Superhero!

Safety Week is an important initiative that takes place during your regular swimming lessons. Within the lesson there will be a focus on water safety skills such as floating, survival sequences, treading water, survival strokes and basic rescue techniques.

We encourage all students to bring shorts and t-shirts to swim in during their swimming lesson. Infants are encouraged to wear a t-shirt, parents and caregivers are also encouraged to wear a shirt. This creates a real life scenario, if your child is in an accident they will be in clothes. We want to ensure your child is prepared and safe this summer.

Don’t be alarmed by the changes, these skills are simply to offer additional focus on water safety and education in a fun environment. In the end we want to provide the best possible water safety outcomes for your child. Safety week provides us with the opportunity to focus on skills which could ultimately save a child’s life.

We will also be giving out prizes for the best dressed students! We look forward to seeing our little superheros!

What is Safety Week?

Safety Week is an important initiative that takes place during your regular swimming lessons. During Safety Week students will learn various safety skills. We encourage all parents to bring clothes their child can swim in to enhance the quality of learning.

Why is Safety Week Important?

The Royal Life Saving annual drowning report sadly recorded 276 people lost their lives due to drowning in 2019. As one of Australia’s largest swim school providers, we feel BlueFit has the responsibility to our communities to deliver a service that not only emphasises the importance of learning to swim, but also the skills to be safe and aware in and around water.

Safety week provides us with the opportunity to include additional skills into the swimming program which could ultimately save a child’s life.

What do you need to bring?

All preschool and school age children need to bring shorts and t-shirts to swim in during their swimming lesson. All infants and parents or care givers need to both bring a t-shirt to wear during swimming lessons.

This is imperative as we simulate swimming in clothing and what swimming techniques could help save your child’s life.

For more information about the program contact enquiries@bluefitswimming.com.au or please give us a call or speak to one of our friendly staff at the centre.

Gladstone: (07) 4972 6822
Mount Larcom: (07) 4975 1185


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November 12, 2019

As the summer season nears closer and our learn to swim lessons are in full action, our pools are becoming busier.

If you’re wanting to know the perfect time to come in for a swim we have our lap lane availability on our website so you can view our pool schedule in advance.

  • Click here to plan your visits for the rest of the week for Gladstone.
  • Click here for Mount Larcom.

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November 12, 2019

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Share your favourite BlueFit Swimming moment on Instagram or Facebook and tag @BlueFitSwimming or use the hashtag #LiveToSwim for your chance to WIN!

By entering our giveaway you will go into the draw to WIN a Red Balloon voucher valued at $500! Use your voucher for a weekend getaway, indoor sky-diving, theme parks, fine dining and more!

Think about it, you could have your family’s next mini vacation on us.

To read all of our terms and conditions please click here.


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September 30, 2019

Celebrate Halloween at Gladstone Aquatic this year!

Our pool inflatable will be set up, we will have a DJ, our best Halloween games, and a prize for best dressed so make sure you get your costumes ready.

The event will be 6PM – 9PM on 26 October:

  • $8 per person
  • $25 per family

RSVP here and watch this space for more information.


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September 25, 2019

Did you know that 276 lost their lives to drowning in Australia last year?

As we head into warmer weather let’s work together to keep our children safe. Please make sure you actively supervise your children at the Centre. That means being in the water with them if they are under 5 or weak swimmers. For older children please watch them at all times and avoid distractions such as mobile phones.

Below are prevention strategies of drowning from Royal Life Saving:

  • Active supervision by parents or carers of children
  • Be aware of pre-existing medical conditions
    and physical limitations
  • Understand the possible adverse effects of
    medications
  • Follow safety rules displayed around the pool area
  • Follow directions issued by staff and lifeguards
  • Inform a lifeguard if a non-swimmer, or of any
    relevant medical conditions
  • Learn swimming and water safety skills (find out about our BlueFit Swimming program here)

You can see Royal Life Saving’s 10 Year Analysis on Drowning here for more information.