SOUTHLAND SWIM SCHOOL
& Swim Academy

Hello and welcome to the Southland swim school and swim academy the one stop swimming shop . Our swim school will grow your childs water confidence, increase their water safety skills, teach them to love the water and swim well . 

Once your child has graduated into our swim academy we will build on these pillars and teach them to swim with beautiful technique and be the best swimmer they can be.

We have a proven track record of success from international competitions such as the Commonwealth Games  and the Olympic games . Whilst also as important … dipping your head under for the first time.

Get in touch with us if you want to know more , or enrol now and start your aquatic journey with us. If your new to us, find out how to enrol here  FAQ  


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Learn to swim at Makarewa pool


At our swim school we will teach your child to learn to swim in a fun positive learning environment. We are working towards getting them confident , skill-full and strong enough to move into and thrive in our swim academy at splash palace.


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Join our Splash Palace Swim Academy


Join our training squads at our swim academy and focus on learning competitive swimming skills and being the best swimmer you can be.


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One on One lessons at Splash Palace


Whether you are an adult wanting some technical advice, or a competitive swimmer, our one-on-one lessons are perfect for refining your skills.


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About Us


Welcome to the Southland Swim School & Swim Academy (formerly H20 Dreams). We offer quality learn to swim and coaching services in the Southland region for all ages and abilities.

All of our staff have industry qualifications and are really passionate about swimming, and setting all Southlander’s up for life with a lifelong skill and love for the water.

We have been operating in Southland since 2003, and have a proven track record of success from learn to swim to the Olympic games.

Once you progress from our swim school , you will be part of our squad academy at splash palace.
Here the focus is on learning the four strokes and developing beautiful technique and starting to compete should you choose.