Trio make a splash for a good cause

2021-02-25T23:53:18+00:00February 25th, 2021|

Trio make a splash for a good cause Three swim teachers from JUMP! Villawood are making a splash for sick kids. Bec Barnacle, Erin Moodie and Stephanie Jiggins are taking part in the Starlight Children's Foundation Super Swim. The trio completed the 30-day swim challenge on Wednesday and swam a combined 35-kilometres - which is the [...]

Five fun pool games to play this Summer

2020-11-27T06:25:28+00:00November 27th, 2020|

Five fun pool games to play this Summer Playing with friends and family in the backyard swimming pool is what an Aussie summer is all about. This playtime is also a fantastic opportunity for your kids to put the swimming skills they’ve learnt this year into action. Here, our JUMP! swimming instructors share five fun skill-based games to play in the pool with the kids this summer.   1 - Treasure hunt: Suitable for independent swimmers and kids learning stroke [...]

Summer water-safety tips: rivers and lakes

2020-11-27T06:27:35+00:00November 27th, 2020|

Summer water-safety tips: rivers and lakes Are you taking your family to visit a river or lake this holiday season? Lucky you! Before you head off, make sure you check out our top five water-safety tips when having fun around rivers and lakes. Check the water before letting your kids play. Enter the water slowly and [...]

Summer water-safety tips: public and private pools

2020-11-27T06:33:20+00:00November 27th, 2020|

Summer water-safety tips: public and private pools Splashing around  in a swimming pool is one of the most fun activities kids can do this summer! While summer is the season of fun water-play, it's also the time of year when we need to take extra measures to ensure everyone is water-safe. That’s why we’ve put together [...]

3 reasons why all Aussie kids should be enrolled in swimming lessons

2020-10-29T09:22:10+00:00October 16th, 2020|

3 reasons why all Aussie kids should be enrolled in swimming lessons The life of a parent is certainly a busy one! One of the many things we have on our to-do list is selecting activities to get our kids involved in. With the long list of options available and with life getting increasingly busier for [...]

Babies the key to cutting national drowning figures

2020-01-10T05:19:08+00:00October 4th, 2017|

Babies the key to cutting national drowning figures JUMP! Swim Schools is urging parents to keep children’s drowning figures on a downward trend as statistics last month revealed an overall increase in national drowning deaths this year. Children under five are a high priority for drowning prevention initiatives and the statistics reinforce the importance of all children to [...]

JUMP! celebrates the opening of its 50th site

2020-01-10T05:22:29+00:00September 13th, 2017|

JUMP! celebrates the opening of its 50th site We are increasing swimming participation and skill levels right across Australia, reaching a milestone recently of opening our 50th site. Every child deserves the chance to learn how to swim. We are increasing participation and skill levels right across the country. We have nearly 18,000 little swimmers enjoying lessons in an [...]