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184 Main Collins Street | West victoria 8007

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Winter 2020

Swim Fitness and 1-2-1 Lessons

Improve technique and get fit this winter!

Update: due to Covid-19 our winter group seasons are unfortunately cancelled. However, now we have moved to Alert Level 2, we are really pleased to be able to offer 121 coaching and private pool hire at the RealSwim Centre. Click here for further information. We look forward to seeing you again soon.


Winter Program:

  • Adult Winter group training – see info below
  • Childrens Lessons – see info below
  • Private 1 on 1 coaching
  • Custom clinics –  NZ wide with prior arrangement.

Our groups training’s are for open water swimmers and triathletes looking to focus on technique, skills and fitness. We hold these sessions in the pool over winter. See the summer schedule for open water group sessions. Swimmers can expect to increase fitness, improve technique and learn more about open water swimming. We also offer private lessons for adults learn to swim through to technique correction.

Group sessions are suitable for anyone aged 16 years or older looking to improve their open water swimming abilities. For pool sessions contact us with your swim ability and we can direct you to the sessions that would be most suitable.

Winter  Programme 2020: Bookings Open

Group Squad dates and locations

Monday 6.35pm

  • Adult Group Fitness and Technique
  • Propellor Swim School, 140 Hayton Rd,Wigram (from 4 May – 28 Sept)
  • Please note; no swim on Mon 1 June, Queens Birthday weekend

Thursday 6.35pm

  • Adult Group Fitness and Technique
  • Propellor Swim School, 140 Hayton Rd, Wigram (from 7 May – 24 Sept)

Saturday 10.15am (every fortnight)

  • Weekenders swim group – with optional 2nd hour (11:15am – 12:15pm) for endurance swimmers
  • Each session must be booked separately
  • MAC’s swim pool, 54 Wickham Street, Bromley (from 13 June – 19 Sept)

Prices for our standard swim passes

Single session $15
5 swim pass $65 ($13 per swim)
10 swim pass $120 ($12 per swim)
20 swim pass $220 ($11 per swim)
30 swim pass $300 ($10 per swim)
All GST inclusive and valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

Swimmers need to be ready a minimum of 5 minutes before the start time.

All group swims have limited numbers, please click the booking button to confirm your spot. (T&C’s apply, see below)

Book My Spot

121 Lessons Adults and Children

121 Lessons are available for ages 10 – 105!

Available to be booked now for winter;

Thursday mornings at the Kaiapoi RealSwim Centre, available from May 7 2020.

Saturday afternoons (fortnightly) at the Kaiapoi RealSwim Centre, available from June 13 2020.

With more time slots coming soon, keep an eye on the bookings calendar.

Book My Spot

Our kids 1 on 1 lessons are designed to give maximum return for your child’s time with the tutor. You don’t have to have one weekly (you can if you wish) however once a fortnight, once a month or a 5 session ‘block’ are our recommendations in combination with family pool play time and other group swim lessons. 

121 lessons options for adults or children:

  • 20mins: $35 OR “10 concession”; 10x 20min lessons =$310
  • 30 mins: $57.50
  • 40 mins: $85
  • 60 mins: $115

To inquire please e-mail swimcoach@fitandabel.com or click the booking link to see the calendar and book as you go. This will show the group lesson availability as well as some 121 lesson times. Our booking system is ‘live’ meaning you can ‘click to book’ online … no hassles, no waiting in line. Any questions as swimcoach@fitandabel.com . E-mail us if you would like a call back.

For a more detailed view of the program calendar please click the registration link below. Online pre registration is required to reserve your lesson.

View Calendar and Book

Terms and Conditions

* Swim passes are valid for 12 months from date of purchase, and can be used across all of the winter and summer Ocean swim, Pool and Freshwater swim sessions. Please note after purchasing your swim pass you then must reserve your space at each swim group by registering the dates and times you will be attending.
* Each group has limited numbers. You may find some swim dates are full in which case you will be added to the waitlist.
* You can unregister for any swim group up to 6 hours prior to the start time.
* Cancellations due to weather will be rolled over to the next session.
* No refunds, we will certainly do our best to accommodate any cancellations.
* Note: swimming caps are compulsory – available from our online store for $5. Please select the registration link at the top of the page to make your booking.
*Note: information collected as part of the registration process is managed and used in accordance with the NZ Privacy Act 1993. That means it’s not shared with a third party, we protect it, and you have the right to review any information collected about you at any time.


We are happy to provide help and guidance when deciding on a wetsuit; in Christchurch New Zealand we recommend Frontrunner In the Colombo Street Mall (Ask for JC or Lynette) for a great range of performance wetsuits and expert advice to ensure you get a wetsuit that fits correctly and is right for your swim ability.


Inquiries can be made by e-mailing swimcoach@fitandabel.com 

Make sure you check out our swim holidays and custom swim options at www.realswimadventures.com



Improve technique and get fit this winter!

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