Should our kids be swimming in chlorine?

Posted by Mermaid Staff on January 25th, 2018

As parents, teaching our kids to become water safe and to swim is an essential skill, especially when the beach is our backyard. Most of us look to local swimming pools for a learn-to-swim program; however, the effects of heated and chlorinated water on our kids’ overall health is alarming. Studies have shown that infants […]


School Holidays and Christmas

Posted by Mermaid Staff on December 4th, 2017

HOW TIME FLIES  Can you believe we have only 2 weeks left of the swimming term and 29 days until 2018!!! The water is warming up and all students are improving out of sight in the pool. We know that the silly season is approaching and things can get very busy so just a friendly reminder […]


The Countdown is On

Posted by Mermaid Staff on September 21st, 2017

The countdown to Term 1 is on! With the first day of term being 9 OCTOBER that’s only 4 weeks away! Have you enrolled in the new swim season yet? There are still class spots available but you may have to hustle as popular times are almost gone!! Click on the appropriate swim levels to […]


Benefits of Swimming in Cold Water

Posted by Mermaid Staff on June 8th, 2017

As winter is fast approaching, and the season draws to a close, we urge you to remain active and continue swimming at icebergs, or even the beach! The water may seem colder, but there are endless benefits of swimming in cold water. Here are just a few: Raise Your Endorphins   : Swimming in the cold ocean […]


Benefits of Swimming in Saltwater

Posted by Mermaid Staff on May 16th, 2017

Around this time of the year, people start to balk at swimming in cold water. Here at Mermaid Swim Academy, we believe in the healing power of the ocean & hence cold water. Here are just 5 benefits of Swimming in Saltwater if you didn’t already know: Improves Blood Circulation  Increased and improved blood circulation […]


PRE – SEASON SALE ON NOW! Swimming Lessons in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney

Posted by Mermaid Staff on May 4th, 2017

THE NEW SEASON IS NOW OPEN FOR BOOKINGS! Whilst there is another month left of the current season, the new season will kick off from the 25th September 2017!  As a pre-season treat, we are offering a special 15% discount off each swimming lesson until the end of June! The PRE-SEASON SPECIAL applies to every Swimming Term […]


Anzac Day and Term 4 Swimming

Posted by Mermaid Staff on April 20th, 2017

LEST WE FORGET  Tuesday 25th April is ANZAC Day. For those of you who are new to Australia, it is the day on which we remember all Australians who served and died in war and on operational service. The spirit of Anzac, with its qualities of courage, mateship, and sacrifice, continues to have meaning and relevance […]


Chance to WIN and learn to SWIM

Posted by Mermaid Staff on March 17th, 2017

ENROL YOUR CHILD IN THE LAST TERM OF THE SEASON AND BE IN THE DRAW TO WIN SOME AWESOME PRIZES!!  BOOK into Term 4 before the 31st of March to be in the running to win a Mermaid Hooded Towel (Valued at $60 each). Win 1 of 3 hoodies or even get a chance to win 1 of […]


Christmas Cheers from Mermaid Swim Academy

Posted by Mermaid Staff on December 23rd, 2016

We’d like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY HOLIDAY Season! Our sincere thanks to all who joined us throughout 2016 & we look forward to more salt water times in the New Year!  If you need to buy any last minute Christmas gifts, we are stocked up with all the swimming gear […]


5 tips on keeping you Swim Fit

Posted by Mermaid Staff on August 4th, 2016

1. Swim slow! Yes S L O W!! try not to thrash your way down the pool; instead try to control the movements of your body in such a way that you create the least amount of SPLASH! This way you’re least likely to break the water tension as much and therefore cause less water […]