Flippa Swim School

The City of Melville Flippa Swim School was established in 1995 and offers learn to swim classes for infants through to advanced swimmers. Flippa also offers specialist program for adults and children with special needs. We offer over 500 classes throughout the week, Monday through Sunday.

Flippa Swim School is a registered Swim School with the Australian Swim School Association and strongly promotes the Watch Around Water Supervision Guidelines.  

Flippa Swim School Instructors are AUSTSWIM qualified and participate in professional development prior to every term to ensure they provide relevant, high quality instruction. They teach from a unique and custom made curriculum which provides swimmers with the best foundation to develop their strokes.

Teaching is conducted across both of our indoor 25m and 50m pools with ample teaching space provided to each class. Our facility also provides swimmers with the opportunity to swim after their lesson - either play or practice!

Aquababes FREE Trial

New Flippa Swim School Enrolments

All new Flippa clients (except our aged-based Aquababes) are required to complete a complimentary assessment, including those returning to the program. A 10 week term starts from $149.00. Term 4, 2018 enrolments commence Tuesday, 25 September 2018.

Please complete our Flippa Swim School New Client Enquiry form and one of our team will contact you.

New Swimmer FREE Assessment

Flippa Re-enrolments


Flippa Swim School operates on a term to term basis with students re enrolling into the program each term.  Current students will be provided preferential re enrolment for the following term.


Upon receiving their re-enrolment form, parents can visit the Swim School Reception Desk to process their enrolment. EFTPOS transactions only. Alternatively, completed re-enrolment forms may be placed in our drop boxes.

Term 4, 2018 re-enrolments for current clients commence Monday, 10 September 2018. For more information please email swim.school@melville.wa.gov.au

Flippa Term Timetable

XLR8 School Holiday Program

Flippa's XLR8 School Holiday program is a comprehensive program to accelerate your child's progress. Offering all of our regular classes, XLR8 is perfect for swimmers wishing to continue refining their swimming throughout the holidays or a great way to kick start your swimming journey.

XLR8 returns in the October school holidays with a 5 day program running Monday, 1 October 2018 - Friday, 5 October 2018.

Enrolments commence Monday, 10 September 2018.

New and/or former clients will require a FREE assessment prior to enrolment. For more information please email swim.school@melville.wa.gov.au

Flippa XLR8 Timetable

Flippa Swim School Class Descriptions

Infants Classes

Aquababes - Introduce your child to water in a safe, fun and warm environment. Classes encourage water awareness, cognitive and physical development and bonding between the child and the parent through movement and song. Classes available: Six to nine months (Term 1 and 4 only due to colder weather), 10 to 15 months, 16 to 24 months and 24 to 36 months.  For sanitary reasons, all babies must wear swim nappies. Regular nappies are not permitted. Trial class available.

$149 per term - based on 10 week term.

Pre-School and School Aged Classes

Pre-School Aged / Flippa Levels - A further progression from our Aquababes classes or a first time introduction into the water for pre-schoolers. Classes provide basic technique, focusing on body position and the basic progression of swimming.

School Aged - This program guides students through the progressions of swimming, from floating through to the introduction of competitive swimming. Stages begin from level one beginner through to level seven ongoing.

Xtenda Swim (45 mins) - At the completion of our school-aged program, students move into our Xtenda class. This class is an introductory squad-style session and teaches competitive swimming, lifesaving skills, race starts, finishes and turns as well as assisting in the development of endurance.

Youth Swim (60 mins) - Designed for eight to 12 year olds who have sound stroke technique and endurance and wish to swim for fitness rather than in a competitive environment. Stroke correction provided.

$153 per term - based on 10 week term

Carnival Coaching (60 mins) - Offered during January XLR8 school holiday programs in preparation for carnival season. It is specially designed to assist any child who aspires to have the edge on their peers at their school swimming carnival. Minimum requirement of Level 6. Assessment required for New or Former Clients. $51 per series (3 sessions)

Teen Classes

Teen Swim (60 mins) - Designed for teenagers aged 13 to 16 years who want to increase their fitness and stamina through drills and laps. Stroke correction provided.

Teen Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced - This program offers learn to swim classes for Teens in a safe and comfortable environment. It teaches skills from floating and submersion through to competence in completing 50m of each competitive stroke. Lessons can be tailored to individual goals due to small class sizes.

$153 per term - based on 10 week term

Special Needs Classes

Special Needs - One-on-one lessons designed for children specifically with intellectual or physical disabilities.  Activelink vouchers are acceptable for this program.

$283 per term - based on 10 week term

Adult Classes

Adult Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced - It is never too late to learn how to swim! Adult classes offer learn to swim lessons in a safe and comfortable environment. They focus on skills from floating and submersion through to develop competence and endurance in completing 50m of each competitive stroke. Lessons can be tailored to individual goals due to small class sizes.

$153 per term - based on 10 week term

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