Welcome to Swim Tangaroa, a learn to swim program designed to engage students with a fun, activity-based style of learning.

  • Catering To All Skill Levels - the graded levels in Swim Tangaroa ensure that everyone can take part no matter what their skill level or experience is.  

  • Suitable For All Ages - Swim Tangaroa lessons are designed to cater for all ages from as young as 6 months up to teenagers and adults. 

  • Access & Inclusion - Swim Tangaroa lessons are easily modified and adapted to suit any specific needs, whether you need one on one lessons or extra time – your specific needs can be met. 

  • Highly Qualified Teachers - All of our teachers have been trained by leading industry bodies. We ensure they have the communication skills and motivation to get you swimming.  

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The Swim Tangaroa program is designed to encourage and assist whānau (families) to develop Swimming and Water Safety skills through participating in a variety of fun and safe activities in the water. The Swim Tangaroa program makes swimming and water safety a fun experience and helps students learn both in and out of the pool.

Find your nearest Swim Tangaroa location

Swim Tangaroa is offered at 6 locations across New Zealand. Find your nearest location below and enquire to enrol!

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New Location - 
Kiwa Pools, Gisborne

We are excited to announce that the Swim Tangaroa program commences at Kiwa Pools in Gisborne this October.


Opening Special - For a limited time only all new Kiwa Pools Swim Tangaroa students will get UNLIMITED swim access outside of lessons until the end of Term 4*. Be sure to secure your spot before classes begin - spaces filling fast!

*T&C's apply

New Location - Kiwa Pools, Gisborne