Learn to swim the Mermaid way…

Mermaid Swim Academy (MSA) was established in 2005 by “Mermaid” herself (Joanna Kyriazakos). It has become one of the most beloved, renowned and best swim schools in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney.

MSA offers swimming lessons in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney starting from Parent & Babies all the way through to Learn to Swim, Stroke Development and Junior Swim Squads. MSA is unique from other swim schools as we conduct our lessons in a natural saltwater environment. In addition to traditional swim lessons and training, we also offer a range of open water tuition including surf awareness, surf swimming and in particular the highly successful Surf Sports Nipper Training Camps.

Celebrating more than 15 years of instilling confidence and happiness in young swimmers.

australian small business champion finalist local business award winner 2018 outstanding education service


Mermaid Swim Academy aims to give families confidence, happiness and peace of mind in our ocean backyard.

We do this by creating waves with confident swimmers.

We believe Mermaid Swim Academy provides each student with the opportunity to develop and master the invaluable life skill of learning to swim.


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we get the most out of your child in their class


small classes to develop stronger relationships between students and teachers


we cater for our customers’ needs both in the water and out


highly skilled and appropriately qualified swimming teachers