ABOUT US

Our Mission

To teach children a love & healthy respect for water in a friendly & safe teaching environment.

To promote water awareness & water safety.

To value our customers and provide great customer service by keeping them informed, listening to & understanding their needs & concerns.

To provide an intimate, family friendly environment where you always feel welcome.


Our Facilities

Both of our facilities are privately owned and operate purely for swimming lessons. We do not cater from casual or private swimming/play. This allows our students to focus on their lesson without distraction that is often a problem at public pools.

Murrumbeena

Indoor 20metre salt chlorinated pool heated to 32 C

Operated year round during Victorian school term. School holiday programs also available.

We utilise a variety of water depths to expose children to different water experiences. (Maximum depth 1.5metres)


Mentone

Indoor 17 metre salt chlorinated pool heated to 32 C

Operated year round during Victorian school term. School holiday programs also available.

We utilise a variety of water depths to expose children to different water experiences. (Maximum depth 1.5metres)


Our Staff

Great swim schools begin with great teachers. Our staff are passionate about what they do and know what it takes to give the gift of swimming to everyone. Our staff are Austswim qualified and hold current CPR and WWC licences.

We pride ourselves on our low staff turnover and we endeavour to provide you and your child with consistency of service. Both of our schools are owned and operated by teachers who have been in the business for many years.

Many of our staff have been competitive swimmers themselves and are passionate about sharing their knowledge. Our senior teaching staff have been teaching at Swimsafe Swim Schools for many years, some for over a decade!

Antony Edwards heads a highly experience group of teachers at Swimsafe Murrumbeena. He has managed the Murrumbeena Swim School since its formation in 1999 and has been teaching swimming for over 30 years. He is also the Head Coach of Cheltenham Swimming School where he has been training Junior and National level Squad for over 10 years. He has helped many children achieve their swimming goals, whether it be competitive or for fitness. His greatest coaching achievements to date have been coaching to Gold at State Championships and making finals at National Championships.

Mentone Swim School has been in the Mulligan family since 1983. Originally run by the current owners father Peter Mulligan. Les Mulligan worked alongside his dad for many years and took over the business when his dad retired in 2000 . He and his wife Annie whom he met at the swim school, Annie having worked for his dad for many years, have owned and operated the business ever since.