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OceanFit 4 Families

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Give your child the gift of an ocean lifestyle.

Learn from our expert instructors in ocean confidence lessons that teach you how to keep your family safe at the beach and in the waves.

If you are a parent, this clinic will instil confidence in your ability to instruct your children at the beach. You’ll learn ocean conditions, swim techniques and how to overcome children’s reservations and anxieties.

If you’re a child, you’ll have the best fun learning with your family and friends how to dive under waves, stay in control and bodysurf.

The family learning philosophy

  • Awareness of how the ocean works
  • Respect for the ocean environment
  • How to identify & avoid risks at the beach
  • How to survive a rip current
  • Ocean swimming techniques in the waves
  • An understanding of their limits
  • How to bodysurf like a pro!
  • The beach as a fun fitness location

Two part clinic

Part one

Parents and child are split up
  • Sessions run out of water
  • Both learn basic beach awareness
  • Parents learn how to teach children
  • Parents learn child reservations & anxieties

Part two

Parents & children in the water together
  • Approaching the water/waves
  • Deep water
  • Staying in control
  • Diving under waves
  • Bodysurfing

Lesson details



  • 2-hour clinic
  • Minimum two instructors
  • OceanFit latex swim cap
  • Very small group size
  • Personal attention from instructor
Class size

Capped at a maximum of 6 parent/child pairs (12 participants).

What to bring

For your comfort & safety, please bring the following items to your lesson.

  • Swimsuit
  • Wetsuit (highly recommended)
  • Towel
  • Goggles
  • Sunscreen

Bondi Beach.

Common questions

Clinics are scheduled during the summer school holidays.

Keep an eye out on the website for scheduled clinics, and book into a clinic when they become available.

We have a maximum of six parent/child pairs available for each clinic – so be quick when they come up!

Of course, this is for maximum safety and enjoyment.

There is a maximum of one child per parent/guardian.

This is for maximum safety and attention for each child.

If you have more than one child, we suggest getting other adult family members involved, or returning to a future clinic with the next child.


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