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How Treading Water Saves Lives

24th August 2017.

There has been another incident in Queensland to remind all parents of the importance of children learning to tread water. Treading water is a skill that we teach in EVERY lesson at Paul Sadler Swimland and you just never know when you might need it! A 14-year-old boy fell from a family boat unnoticed off…

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Josh is 7 years old and just swam 3km!

24th August 2017.

Congratulations to Josh Gleeson who is only 7 years old and just completed his 3km gold swim. Josh was motivated to do the swim as he really wanted to join the other ‘Young Guns’ on the Bacchus March wall of fame…

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Upcycled T-Shirt Teddy

24th August 2017.

Whether it’s a child’s favourite t-shirt or the top they wore on a special day, throwing out these items can be difficult! If you have a special t-shirt or piece of clothing around that you just can’t bear to throw away but doesn’t fit your little one anymore this may be the answer! Kidspot have…

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Swim Carnival

24th August 2017.

With the Swim Carnival fast approaching we hope your swimmer is getting excited!
The Swim Carnival is open to all swimmers with their PUMPKIN certificate and above and will be held in SEPTEMBER.

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Book Week - Fun activities

31st July 2017.

Book week is fast approaching!!  This year The Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Children’s Book Week will be held from August 19 – 26. During Book Week schools and libraries often celebrate with decorations, projects and some even hold a costume parade! This is an awesome activity from Kidspot that will help build children’s excitement…

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Shallow Water Blackout

31st July 2017.

When we talk about dangers in and around water, shallow water blackout is not a common subject. Shallow water blackout (SWB) is most common among physically fit swimmers, spear fishermen and free divers and can happen in water of any depth. SWB occurs when a person holds their breath for an extended period of time…

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Ringwood Paul Sadler Swimland - Opening Soon!

31st July 2017.

We are so excited to see the building coming along at Yarra Valley Grammar and can’t wait to see how the new pool looks when it is finished! Our opening date is yet to be confirmed but word is spreading fast and our waiting list is growing. If you know someone who would like to…

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Treadathon - Thank you!

31st July 2017.

A huge thank you to all of our swimmers who participated in our Treadathon to help raise funds for Swim Vietnam! We were so proud to see such an awesome effort! Thank you also to our wonderful families who supported their swimmers and helped raise funds. Thanks to your support we raised a grand total…

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Proud Moment - Swim Vietnam

30th June 2017.

At Paul Sadler Swimland we are very proud to support Swim Vietnam with our fundraising efforts.  Over 20 children drown in Vietnam every day and Swim Vietnam is working hard to reduce this by providing free swimming lessons to Vietnamese children.  They currently teach 5000 kids per year and are continuing to grow.   Here…

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What is dry drowning?

30th June 2017.

Another tragic “dry drowning” reminds us to share the risks and to encourage all parents to know how to administer CPR in the event of an emergency.  Click here to read about the 4 year old Texan boy who tragically died from dry drowning. “Dry drowning” or “Secondary drowning” are not widely understood and while…

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