Season 1 (Nov/Dec) has been cancelled due to COVID. Enrolments for Season 2 (Feb/Mar) will open online on Monday 6th December. Register for the mailing list and get in quick as classes can book out in minutes.

Program Information and Cost

  • The program includes a 30 minute class where beach familiarisation, activity and fun are the main goals.
  • Classes are grouped by ‘year of birth’ and include beach-based activities, races and games.
  • We strongly encourage students to stay after class for a swim to increase their confidence in the water.
  • Student to teacher ratios are strict at a maximum of 1 teacher to every 8 students, with at least one extra instructor floating between groups. This ratio is dropped further to 1 to 7 for the 2016 classes, 1 to 6 for 2017, and 1 to 5 for the 2018 class. A 2019 class will be added in February 2022.
  • The cost is $160 for an 8-week season
  • There are no spectator fees payable for any family or friends
  • Students are allowed complimentary entry to the Greenwich Baths during the season
  • Students of either season receive free entry to the end of season Beach Safety Carnival.
  • Please note that classes are on no matter what the weather and water conditions are like.
  • If water pollution is possible or likely, beach-only activities will be run
  • Also note, it is compulsory that parents or a guardian remain on site during the class.
  • One x $100 Active Kids voucher per student is able to be used per season booking. Voucher numbers are collected in the registration process

What to bring:

  • Swimmers – Beach Safety swimmers are available for purchase however not compulsory
  • Rash shirt – Beach Safety rash shirts are available for purchase however not compulsory
  • Sun screen
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Warm clothes for after the session. This is really important so children don’t catch colds.
  • Greenwich Baths Beach Safety cap, which is compulsory for all children to wear each session. These are available for purchase in the online enrolment or at the café.
  • Please ensure you arrive early, as parking is a premium.

Frequently asked questions

No, there are activities in the water however many are confined to the shallow areas. Instructors will always check on swimming abilities

No, all classes are serviced fully by paid and trained staff.

The Beach Safety program is on every week regardless of the weather. If it is raining or cold, please take extra measures on bringing warm clothes for the children to put on straight after the class.

Kick back, read the paper, have a coffee and buy at least one bacon and egg roll…

Classes are grouped by year of birth. If your child and a friend are born in the same year, and have been enrolled in the same time, please email us requesting they start in the same group each week.

More information

If you would like any further information on the program or be placed on the mailing list, please feel free to email
For future registrations please note that some classes have sold out in less than 10mins, so you need to be ready at your computer for registration


With spectacular harbour views, fresh food at our cafe and a relaxed environment, the Harbour’s pleasant waters are ideal for swimming and the facilities at Greenwich Baths cater for…


September  7.00am- 5.00pm
October  7.00am- 6.00pm
November  7.00am- 7.00pm
December  7.00am- 8.00pm
January     7.00am- 8.00pm
February    7.00am- 7.00pm
March        7.00am- 6.00pm
April          7.00am- 5.00pm