Learn to Swim


Squad not your thing but you love the water & want to 'swim for life'?

Go to our latest Junior Lifeguard Training tab to find out more. We will be running our Junior Lifeguard session on Thursday evenings from 5.00pm - 6.15pm for Term 1 (commencing Thursday 1st February, for 11 weeks).






Welcome to Kelly's Swim Academy !


Kelly's Swim Academy has been teaching the children in Port Stephens for over 25 years, and we pride ourselves in offering quality instruction and Aquatic Education by Instructors who are passionate and knowledgable teachers. It is owned and managed by Anthony and Tammy Kelly, who have a very hands on role within the Academy. Kelly’s Swim Academy (KSA) offers classes that cater to the age and ability of every swimmer. So whether you have a young baby, or are interested in correcting your own swimming, we will have a class to meet your needs.

KSA offers both individual and group lessons, which enable matching the best teaching methods to your child’s individual learning style. Our focus begins with qualified experienced Instructors, who actually love children and are passionate about teaching, then we gain our students trust and confidence and deliver swimming skills in a fun learning environment. We want to provide quality Instructors that offer flexibility to our students needs but don’t compromise the learning times.

Do you have what it takes to join the KSA team? 

KSA is looking for an enthusiastic Teacher that loves working with children and has a keen interest or background in swimming. To work with children and teach them a skill for life is very satisfying role, you must be able to relate to children of all ages and abilities, you need to be fun but firm and ensure that you create a safe, structured and goal orientated lessons each time you hop in the water. We have a very experienced team and our Swim School prides itself in presenting the best instructors that we can find, if this sounds like a team you would like to join we’d love to hear from you!

The KSA team is also looking for a casual Aqua fitness instructor. If you are highly motivated, energetic and outgoing this is a great opportunity to share your skills, knowledge and passion for health and fitness with our dedicated Aqua Fitness guru's. Certificate 4 in Personal Training or Group Exercise, First Aid and the Aqua Fitness Qualification is preferred.

If you would like to apply for either role, please email your resume to Kelly's Swim Academy at: info@kellysswimacademy.com


Week 1 2nd - 5th January, 2018
Week 2 8th - 12th January, 2018
Week 3 15th - 19th January, 2018
Week 4 22nd - 25th January, 2018

TERM 1 PROGRAM 2018 - 10/11 weeks

Monday 29th January - Saturday 14th April

Please email us to book: info@kellysswimacademy.com



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Any queries - please contact us by email : info@kellysswimacademy.com or on 0478 655 998.