Frequently Asked Questions
1: What age should my child start swimming?
The sooner the better like anything, building a strong immune system and confidence in the water is pivotal in development.
2: My child is scared, had a bad experience or has personal issues, should they come?
Yes! Everybody is different and is unique in every way, we all develop in our own time. At EC Sportz we are patient and will work with everyone.
3: What’s involved in your swim program?
EC Sportz uses 20-years experience in surf and pool swim teaching, life guarding, water sports and fitness with certification and registration with Fitness Australia, Royal Lifesaving and Austswim we deliver a modern program for all levels and abilities in swimming, fitness and strength development.
4: How much, how long and what days?
We have a weekly direct debit ongoing membership which runs over 52 weeks at a time, you can suspend this at the end of that current term with at least two weeks notice for things like Holidays, Injuries and Sickness. The membership is on going and can be cancelled with 2 weeks notice (there is no refund) The school will also suspend classes in the event of required closures. Lessons are 30 minutes, dates are the same as NSW school term dates with days/availabilities can be given upon request.
5: Is there makeup lessons available?
Our school is the first to offer learn To Swim Membership with weekly Direct Debits which can be suspended with 1 weeks notice given meaning no makeups required. We understand things happen but we also must work with everyone and manage our business.
6: Is there private lessons?
Once the payment is managed by weekly direct debit you can arrange your own group or private lesson to suit your needs, prices will vary pending participants as we must cover costs.
7: Can my kids or friends do the same time lesson?
If the numbers, ages and abilities of the students work yes but water safety and teaching quality are first priorities.
8: Is there adult lessons?
Yes, group and private can be arranged.
9: My kids can swim but need a refresher or more work can they join in?
Everyone can always learn and develop more, our program is structured to sport academy standards meaning everything we do helps development in any sport or personal performance.
10: How can I register and book?
Please follow the links in www.ecsportz.com.au and contact us for any more information you may need.
11: Where is the facility?
60 Rosemont St Wollongong, Green Building. The pool is indoor, 20 metres, 34c , has bathrooms and wheelchair access.