& Swim Academy

Come and Learn to swim with the leading Southland swim school or join a squad in our swim academy  . We have a proven track record of success from international competitions such as the Commonwealth Games  to the Olympic games ,  while just as important … dipping your head under for the first time.

We provide quality learn to swim lessons in a fun nurturing environment and specialised  squad training in our swim academy.  We can tailor what we deliver with one-on-one coaching for swimmers of all ages and abilities.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

Learn to swim or train  in a fun, positive learning environment where every child is made to feel special while learning the essential skills of swimming.

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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.