Swimming is a skill for life.
We have partnered with Swimming Australia to deliver students a new and effective swimming and water safety program focusing on contemporary experiential and activity-based learning, encouraging and supporting students to explore pathways into competitive and recreational lap swimming.
Implementation of this high-quality, activity-based educational program is designed to better integrate student learning outcomes into real-world settings, offering students opportunity to:
Our new program curriculum ensures that every student:
Aquatic Pathways from Infants through to Optus Junior Dolphins
Swimming Australia has developed the Optus Junior Dolphins program, positioned as a flow on from the learning foundations in swimming and water safety education. Optus Junior Dolphins is designed to encourage continued participation in aquatic activity through competitive and reactional/lap swimming.
The link between the two curricula creates a specific pathway for students enhancing their lifetime aquatic experiences; preparing them for the competitive swimming arena if they so desire. The curriculum for the Optus Junior Dolphin program builds on the core and foundation elements learnt in swimming and water safety education as each skill is broken down into segmented and achievable components that streamline and refine technique and enhance the development of efficiency and endurance.
Optus Splash app
The program is fully integrated into Swimming Australia’s Optus Splash app to enhance parent communication. You can download the Optus Splash app for android mobiles at Google Play store and for iPhone in the apple app store.
Features of the app include: