Free Learn to Swim Classes
In 2018, Council is hosting a series of free learn to swim classes with BEST Employment Ltd.
Classes will continue in Term 3 at the heated Inverell Pool for preschool-aged children. The program runs for 7 weeks, with a compulsory free first aid class in week one, followed by 6 free swimming lessons as follows:
- Wednesday, 1 August 2018: CPR class
- Wednesday, 8 August 2018 – Wednesday 12 September: Weekly 30-minute lessons for 6 weeks.
The features of the program include:
- Free CPR workshop for parent/guardian;
- Free bus travel for residents in Tingha and South Inverell;
- Accredited AustSwim female teacher;
- Classes will also be available in Term 4 at Inverell and Ashford Pools;
Platypus Paddlers is a joint initiative of Best Employment and Inverell Shire Council and is funded under the Water Safety Community Grant.