I have been taking Seb to swimming lessons at Wyndam Liesure Centre (Hoppers Crossing) since he was 6 months old and he absolutely loves it - it is our 3rd term now (they are 15 weeks long) and he has been jumping/lunging in (Humpty Dumpty's) since he was able to just sit up.... he runs on the mat on the water, and holds his breath to go under and just has a ball... it is such a great thing for them... plus I get so much enjoyment too....
He has just learnt to be "self sufficient" in the rings, and he can kick himself along on his own and giggles away and chats so much that he swallows half the pool.... and you should see the nappies after swimming lessons.... they have to be changed so much more and are soooo heavy for the rest of the afternoon!!!
I agree, start making enquiries for lessons well in advance, ours are booked up every term and it's really hard to find a D1 (6 - 12mth) or D2 (12month +) class on weekends for those of us that have to work!!
Oh and Nat, we live in Victoria too... at Little River which is about halfway between Altona and Warnambool!!!
Marie, NSW, Sebastian's (12/12/02) & Alexander's (