As the summer season nears closer and our learn to swim lessons are in full action, our pools are becoming busier.
If you’re wanting to know the perfect time to come in for a swim we have our lap lane availability on our website so you can view our pool schedule in advance.
Thank you to everyone who attended, supported and donated at our Pink Ribbon breakfast, with every donation supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation, all your contributions went towards BlueFit’s total of over $3,300!
This is a fantastic result, we really believe research is the best way to prevent deaths, and improve how breast cancer is diagnosed, managed and treated.
NBCF is working towards one goal: zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030. Together we can help them get there, help us reach our goal by donating here.
By entering our giveaway you will go into the draw to WIN a Red Balloon voucher valued at $500! Use your voucher for a weekend getaway, indoor sky-diving, theme parks, fine dining and more!
Think about it, you could have your family’s next mini vacation on us.
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Safety Week is upon us, and this year BlueFit Swimming are asking students to come dressed up as their favourite Superhero!
Safety Week is an important initiative that takes place during your regular swimming lessons. Within the lesson there will be a focus on water safety skills such as floating, survival sequences, treading water, survival strokes and basic rescue techniques.
We encourage all students to bring shorts and t-shirts to swim in during their swimming lesson. Infants are encouraged to wear a t-shirt, parents and caregivers are also encouraged to wear a shirt. This creates a real life scenario, if your child is in an accident they will be in clothes. We want to ensure your child is prepared and safe this summer.
Don’t be alarmed by the changes, these skills are simply to offer additional focus on water safety and education in a fun environment. In the end we want to provide the best possible water safety outcomes for your child. Safety week provides us with the opportunity to focus on skills which could ultimately save a child’s life.
We will also be giving out prizes for the best dressed students! We look forward to seeing our little superheros!
Safety Week is an important initiative that takes place during your regular swimming lessons. During Safety Week students will learn various safety skills. We encourage all parents to bring clothes their child can swim in to enhance the quality of learning.
The Royal Life Saving annual drowning report sadly recorded 276 people lost their lives due to drowning in 2019. As one of Australia’s largest swim school providers, we feel BlueFit has the responsibility to our communities to deliver a service that not only emphasises the importance of learning to swim, but also the skills to be safe and aware in and around water.
Safety week provides us with the opportunity to include additional skills into the swimming program which could ultimately save a child’s life.
All preschool and school age children need to bring shorts and t-shirts to swim in during their swimming lesson. All infants and parents or care givers need to both bring a t-shirt to wear during swimming lessons.
This is imperative as we simulate swimming in clothing and what swimming techniques could help save your child’s life.
For more information about the program contact email@example.com or please give us a call or speak to one of our friendly staff at the centre.
South Rockhampton: (07) 4922 1981
Mount Morgan: (07) 4938 1500
Gracemere: (07) 4933 2662
We are looking for fun and vibrant people to join the BlueFit team! We have positions available in our swim school team.
Whether you are an experienced industry professional or looking for a careers change, we have jobs available for the right personalities. As a service-based industry, it’s important that you are outgoing and friendly with a strong work ethic! We would love to expand our BlueFit Family, so if you think this could be you please visit our recruitment website.
Did you know that 276 lost their lives to drowning in Australia last year?
As we head into warmer weather let’s work together to keep our children safe. Please make sure you actively supervise your children at the Centre. That means being in the water with them if they are under 5 or weak swimmers. For older children please watch them at all times and avoid distractions such as mobile phones.
Below are prevention strategies of drowning from Royal Life Saving:
You can see Royal Life Saving’s 10 Year Analysis on Drowning here for more information.
On Saturday 26th October, Rockhampton will be organising fundraising activities to support breast cancer awareness.
On Saturday at 9:00AM, we are hosting a Pink Ribbon Breakfast with any donation welcomed upon entry for the event, all funds raised will go towards breast cancer research.
For more information, click here!
There’s so much information about what you should and shouldn’t be eating when living a healthy lifestyle that it’s easy to get lost! We want to make it simpler for you, which is why we’ve found the top 5 foods that are surprisingly healthy for you.
If you’re eating chocolate that contains over 70% cocoa, consider it as healthy! As it’s high in antioxidants, fibre and vitamins and minerals, dark chocolate has a number of health benefits for you.
Unfortunately, it’s not the same cinema popcorn that’s drowned in butter… but air-popped popcorn is high in fibre and contains multiple vitamins and minerals!
It’s often misunderstood that avocados are actually healthy for you. Although they are high in fat, it is ‘heart-healthy’ fat that is rich in nutrients containing up to 20 vitamins and minerals. It’s important to consume with moderation!
If you minimise the toppings, potatoes on their own provide are a nutritious, inexpensive food that offers strong sources of potassium and fibre.
You’ll be pleased to know, a coffee a day has been linked to a longer lifespan! It is high in antioxidants that protect you against a variety of diseases and can help prevent diabetes and strokes.
So next time you want a snack that’s healthy, be sure to consider one of the above. Just remember… it’s all about BALANCE!