ocean swim school

Become the ocean swimmer you never imagined you could be

The ocean can be an intimidating place, but it doesn’t have to be.

If you aspire to be an ocean swimmer, OceanFit’s ocean swim school provides a safe and encouraging environment to help you achieve your goal.

With as little as one lesson or clinic with us you will have the confidence to meet up with a swim buddy, join a swimming group or take on an event

SINCE 2009

For more than 10-years we’ve been pioneering ocean swimming education.

SMALL GROUPS​

Small groups ensure you always feel safe & get the personal attention you deserve.

EXPERIENCED

Skilled, knowledgeable and experienced instructors are there to support you.

NON-COMPETITIVE

A friendly have-a-go environment recognises everyone’s achievements.

5-STAR RATED

We come highly recommended, with dozens of 5-star ratings and reviews.

ALL ABILITIES

We welcome and encourage all ages and abilities, from entry-level to awesome!

5/5

“With OceanFit you get the confidence to do what you never imagined as they provide the means to gain experience safely. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to learn new skills or hone existing skills with a team of passionate and committed coaches.”

– Liz Walden

How to train with us

Our swim school operates during the spring and summer (Oct-Mar), and is based out of Bondi Beach with clinics taken on tour to popular beaches throughout Australia.

Clinics

Choose a one-off swim clinic that suits your needs and goals

CLASSES

After participating in a clinic you can join ocean fitness classes

PRIVATE

Private lessons are available for adults, children and families

Be inspired by the Swimblers who started their ocean swimming journey with OceanFit & now swim year-round

OVERVIEW

CLINICS

Choose a one-off swim clinic that suits your needs and goals

Our clinics are where you first develop a deep understanding of the dynamic ocean environment and develop the skills required to become a technically proficient ocean swimmer.

Through our proven, structured, systematic approach to teaching we guarantee we’ll give you more confidence and make you feel more in control in the ocean.

Upcoming clinics

NameLocationDateStart TimeAvailability
Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicPalm Beach (Gold Coast)Sat, 7 Nov 20209.45am

Sold Out

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicPalm Beach (Gold Coast)Sat, 7 Nov 20206.00am

Sold Out

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 14 Nov 20206.00am

Sold Out

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 14 Nov 20209.45am

Sold Out

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 21 Nov 20209.45am

Sold Out

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicManly BeachSun, 22 Nov 20206.00am

Only 1 left in stock

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 28 Nov 20206.00am

Available

Ocean Confidence ClinicBondi BeachSat, 28 Nov 20209.45am

Only 1 left in stock

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 5 Dec 20209.45am

Available

Negotiating The Surf ClinicBondi BeachSat, 5 Dec 20206.00am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicManly BeachSun, 6 Dec 20206.00am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 12 Dec 20209.45am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicTerrigal BeachSat, 19 Dec 20206.00am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBar Beach (Newcastle)Sun, 20 Dec 20206.00am

Sold Out

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 2 Jan 20216.00am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 2 Jan 20219.45am

Available

Ocean Confidence ClinicBondi BeachSun, 3 Jan 20216.00am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 9 Jan 20216.00am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicBondi BeachSat, 9 Jan 20219.45am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicManly BeachSun, 10 Jan 20216.00am

Available

Learn To Ocean Swim ClinicNorth Wollongong BeachSun, 24 Jan 20216.00am

Available

5/5

"Andre and team run a professional, highly informative ocean swimming clinic. I have been casually ocean swimming all my life but learnt so much in 3 hours! I now feel more empowered at the beach and have gained confidence in rough surf."

– Jennifer

OVERVIEW

CLASSES

After participating in a clinic you can join ocean fitness classes

Weekly small-group ocean fitness classes are where you hone your skills, work on your fitness and build confidence with the support of an experienced instructor.

Upcoming class blocks

Block DetailsLocationAvailabilityPurchase
Spring 2020 VITALITY | 3 x Tue 6.15am with Sam, starting 24 NovBondi Beach

Sold Out

Spring 2020 VITALITY | 3 x Tue 7.15am with Sam, starting 24 NovBondi Beach

Sold Out

Spring 2020 VITALITY | 4 x Thu 7.15am with Sam, starting 19 NovBondi Beach

Sold Out

Spring 2020 ENERGY | 3 x Tue 6.15am with Andre, starting 24 NovBondi Beach

Sold Out

Please note, you must have completed a pre-requisite clinic in order to register for a class block

5/5

" My only regret is how long I put of doing this course… I feel so empowered after finally completing a course and am excited about how much I have learnt and the confidence I now feel. "

– Emma Jordan

OVERVIEW

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private lessons are available for adults, children and families

5/5

" Sarah (7) loved OceanFit last year and is coming back for more this year. Swimming out on the rip, and back through waves, diving off flat rock and learning about the sea creatures and beach safety- she loved it all! "

– Lizzy Wilson

Instructors

5/5
“Andre and the team were excellent!”Mark Dunn
“Great people. Full of knowledge and happy to answer all your questions.” Cathal Nugent
“Great team with a really solid knowledge base to share. Good teaching style that worked for a variety of skill levels.” Chris Meert
“The team at Oceanfit know their stuff.” Paul Cameron

“A fantastic class run by friendly and experienced crew.” Tiffany Leung

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Andre Slade

Owner & Head Instructor

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Juliann Desjardins

Instructor

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Michael Hallam

Instructor

Sam Wolf
Sam Wolf

Instructor

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Emma Savage

Instructor

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Season runs from 1 Oct to 30 April. Some contact out of season.

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