Illawarra Swim School

Swimming A skill for life

Illawarra Swim School has been operating for 29 years, originally Toni's Swim School in Shellharbour, then we moved to figtree and now here at West Wollongong, where we have been for 9 years.

Illawarra Swim School is one of the regions longest running schools having taught over 20,000 kids to swim from babies through to national champions, international champions and Para Olympic medallists. Our focus now is on babies, learn to swim and development of good technique.


What's included?

  • Exclusive use of our 20 metre heated indoor pool with pool toys and 1 hour 20 mins
  • All party food: party pies & sausage rolls, cocktail frankfurts, fairy bread, marshmellows, lollies, chips, cheezels, popcorn, cordial & water, lollies bags & lollypop to take home (BYO cake)
  • Poolie on the pool deck (does not replace your own supervision)
  • Party poolie/host (food server)
  • Party invitations and decorated party table
  • Unlimited fun!


  • $290 Includes 12 children
  • $22per head there after


Booking your party

To guarantee that your Birthday Party goes as planned a $50 deposit is required at the time of booking. Your deposit is non refundable in the event of cancellation, however you may transfer to another date if 10 days notice is given. Invitations will be issued when deposit is received Minimum 12 children, Party duration is 2 hours.

Before your Party

Please advise us of your numbers at least 5 days prior to your party.

Food and Extras

Bring your own Birthday Cake and candles (please no ice cream cakes). Lolly bags will supplied with your party (please notify us of any extra lolly bags as these will be charged as extras). Adult food platters are available but must be ordered 3 days in advance. Please note no other food or drinks is to be brought onto premises.

When you arrive

Birthday child/family to arrive 15 minutes prior to start time. Your pool party host will greet you upon arrival and organise the storage of your cake. Please pay the balance at this time. Any child (including siblings) not included in the party booking are welcome to swim but will be charged at the casual entry rate. All children under 5 years must have a parent/guardian in the water with them at all times!

Party run down

After guests arrive, your pool party host will show you your pool equipment and the fun begins. After 1 hour 20 minutes your party host will close the pool. All children must exit the pool at this time. Party for will be served, followed by the birthday cake. Please note children are not permitted to re-enter the pool. After 2 hours the pool party host will inform you that his/her time with you is completed and remind you to collect your presents on the way out. Please note: Parent/Guardian of birthday child must be present until all guests have departed, also Parent/Guardians are responsible for their children's behaviour and supervision at all time.

Thank you for having your party at Illawarra Swim School. We hope you have lots of fun.