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Award-winning swim school with swimming lessons that teach the strength and technique to become a confident swimmer and help keep your family safer in and around the water.

"Learning how to swim and survive is a key life skill in which you should invest in for yourself and your family." Dean Kent, 3 x Olympic Swimmer

Swim School

Changing Lives

Learning to swim for Northern Arena is just as important as learning to read and write, which is why we are so passionate about delivering swimming lessons that teach the strength, ability, confidence and technique to be safer in the water, whilst having heaps of fun along the way.

Northern Arena swim school right in the heart of the Hibiscus Coast, Silverdale, Auckland constantly strive to innovate and push the boundaries of learning to swim in order to consistently deliver the best possible swimming classes that enhance and change lives.

Your child deserves the best.

Award winning swim school

Award Winning

​Northern Arena's learn-to-swim facility, swim school and its swim teachers and coaches are multi-award-winning both nationally and internationally.

Swimming lessons available 7 days a week


Swimming lessons available 7 days-a-week

Lessons set by ability not age


Northern Arena’s learn to swim classes are set by ability rather than age so all students in a swim class are at the small level.

Perpetual booking for easier bookings

Perpetual Booking

The swim class, direct debit, perpetual booking system is designed to make your life easy.

Move up a swimming level when you are ready

Moving on Up

The progressive swimming model allows your child to move to the next level as soon as they have attained the required criteria.

Highly trained swim instructors and coaches

Highly Trained

All swimming lessons at Northern Arena are taught by highly trained and accomplished swimming instructors.

Small class sizes for better tuition

Small Classes

Classes are kept small in size to enable more swimming time and individual tuition for your child.

Swim  lessons for 2 month baby's to adults

Any Age

Swim classes for any age from 2 month old babies to adults

Swimming Lessons

Learning to swim at Northern Arena’s award winning learn to swim school couldn’t be easier, with swimming lessons from 2 month old babies to adult improver classes.

Swim Levels
Water safety Ring


Water safety is at the heart of every swimming lessons at Northern Arena.

High five for independent swimming


Our swimming classes are designed to build confidence and enhance enjoyment in water.

Swim icon representing foundation of swimming technique


A learn-to-swim programme to build strong technical ability in all the 4 major swimming strokes 

Swim pathway from Baby to Club


An inclusive pathway for children of all abilities to develop and progress to fun, fitness and swim club

More about our swimming lessons ...

Infant baby chilling out on inflatable ring in swimming pool


Talented swimmer doing a tumble turn in a pool

8 + years


Race Academy


Baby holding poolside in baby swim lessons

6-36 months

teen and adult learn to swim improver lessons

Teens and Adults


Surf Fit Squad

13 - 18 Years

Child with swimming aids in lessons

3-5 years

No exceptions programme for disabled kids at Northern Arena

Any age



3+ Years

two kids with kick boards learning to swim in Auckland

5 + years

Swim teacher taching a child to swim in a Private swimming lesson

Any Age


Coast Swim  Club


Swimming Pools

The Swimming Pools

Designed and built by swimmer’s

Northern Arena, Auckland, has four cutting edge swimming pools purpose built for learning to swim.  All four of our swimming pools



Superb Facility

“It is a superb facility. Our 5-month-old daughter loves it and we don’t want to stop anytime soon. It has helped her development, coordination, and social skills greatly. We look forward to swimming every week."
R. Sunderland

Dean Kent teaching kids to learn to swim

Get In Touch

Pop in, drop us an email, give us a call or simply complete a web form, and we will get back to you as soon as we can. We can't wait to hear from you and answer any questions.





8 Polarity Rise




Mon - Fri: 5am - 9pm
Saturday: 6am - 6pm
Sunday: 8am - 6pm
Public Hols: 7am - 6pm

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