Stroke Improvement Course at Collingwood

Wednesday 20 July 2022 - Wednesday 17 August 2022

Need to polish up on your butterfly? Perfect that backstroke? Well lucky you because our next Stroke Improvement Course begins at Collingwood Leisure Centre on Wednesday 20 July.

These courses give you the chance to level up on your swimming with personalised support from our amazing and super passionate SwimFIT coaches. Honestly, swimmers, why wouldn’t you?!

Register online for our 5 week stroke improvement course at Collingwood and get involved in progressive drills to improve all areas of your swimming.

The course focuses on developing technique and endurance across all 4 swimming strokes of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.

When is the course?

The 5 week course will run from Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 17 August.

Sessions will run every Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm. 

How much does the course cost?

  • Members: $130
  • Non-Members: $144

How do I book?

Course outline

The course will develop all four of your strokes with focuses on the following topics and more!

  • Lane etiquette
  • Kicking technique
  • Body positioning and balance
  • Review kick and body positioning
  • Breathing technique
  • Correct movement of the head while breathing
  • Timing breaths with your stroke
  • Stroke rhythm: entry, catch and sweep
  • Gaining longer, stronger strokes
  • Correct positioning of arms and hands
  • Stroke rhythm: entering and exiting the water
  • Rotating to increase stroke length and minimise resistance

You need to be able to swim 100m freestyle continuously to benefit from this course.

Are there Stroke Improvement Courses at another location? 

This course is also offered at Richmond Recreation Centre on Tuesdays. 

How do I find out more information?

For more information please call us on 9205 5522 or email us at

Location & Contacts

General Enquiries

Collingwood Leisure Centre

Date and time:
6pm - 7pm
Wednesday 20 July 2022 - Wednesday 17 August 2022

2-28 Turnbull St, Clifton Hill VIC 3068