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Swim and Survive Program

UNCLE TOBYS Swim and Survive is a comprehensive swimming and water safety initiative of Royal Life Saving that seeks to increase the swimming and water safety skills of Australian children to prevent drowning and increase participation in safe aquatic activity.

Learn to swim, swimming lessons and infant aquatics are all terms commonly used across the aquatic industry for programs that seek to build swimming skills. Swim and Survive is all of these, but most importantly it ensures that the essential components of personal survival and water safety are provided, in addition to a process of developing strong and effective swimming technique.

Swim and Survive is delivered in pools, schools and other aquatic locations across the country by qualified swimming and water safety instructors. 

Swim and Survive consists of three programs Wonder, Courage and Active that cater for different age groups of children: