Swimming Program

Students from Prep to Year 2 attend a Swimming and Water Safety Program at Mentone Aquatic. The students are instructed by qualified swimming teachers in a 30 minute lesson.  The program is complimented by water safety survival techniques and activities across all platforms.

Mentone Aquatic utilizes the ‘FIN’ Certificate system which has proven highly successful in over 25 years of learning to swim.  The ‘FIN’ system provides their team the framework to teach students swimming in the most effective and efficient means. Mentone Aquatic also includes elements of Royal Life Saving’s ‘Swim & Survive’ program.


Year 3-6 students participate in a program at Mordialloc Life Saving Club.  This program has been designed to introduce students to a local beach environment and give them a taste of Surf Life Saving in Australia.

Key learning outcomes are:

  • Beach safety and awareness
  • Basic first aid techniques for a beach environment
  • Introduction to Surf Lifesaving events
  • The roles and responsibilities of a lifesaver

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