Swim School of the year

Success Streamlined

Enhance your swim school business
with Northern Arena Swim Systems

Northern Arena believe all aquatic facilities have the opportunity to deliver world class learn to swim programmes. With Northern Arena's support we believe the standard of learning to swim can lift dramatically, resulting in more people safer in the water. Whether your a start-up or existing swim school, our Swim Systems have been proven in council, private and education sectors.

Northern Arena Specialists in:

Planning & Strategy
Swim school growth and increasing student retention with effective management

Swim School Systems

Delivering of an efficient, progressive, world class learn to swim programme with the very latest teaching methods and techniques


Ongoing professional development to enhance product quality and strengthen staff retention


Ensuring department cohesiveness with an award winning, proven marketing plan

How Can we Help You Build A Stronger Swim School 

No Results = No Retention  Engage Turn Good into Great 
Learning how to swim is different for every student, but it you don't see progress, you won't see results. Without results they won't stick around for long. If you can engage with your students and motivate them with amazing lessons that deliver real results, they'll return to your school for much longer.
The power of a great experience. With our support you can maximize every student and build a more sustainable, successful swim school.

Proven Success

  St Cuthbert's College and BaySwim, have experienced major growth after implementation of Swim Systems over the past 12 months with swimmers per week increasing by 455 and 1000 respectively. St Cuthbert's College were awarded the Outstanding Swim School of the Year 2016 for under 1000 students by NZSCTA.

40% of Northern Arena Students are under 5 years of age. Learning to swim at a young age is not just a trend, it helps make your business sustainable for longer.
  St Cuthbert's learn to swim programme rose by 190% within 1 year of operation with the support of Northern Arena Swim Systems. 

Current Licences

St Cuthberts - A Northern Arena Licensed Swim School

St Cuthbert’s College

For more information on learning to swim at St Cuthbert’s College in the heart of Auckland City in Epsom, contact them directly on:

(09) 520 8272
or click here for more information

Bay Swim Logo

Bay Swim

For more information on learning to swim at Bayvenues including Baywave Tauranga and Greerton Leisure Centres contact them directly on:

Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre

(07) 577 8550
or click here for more information

Greerton Aquatic & Leisure Centre

(07) 577 8552
or click here for more information

Hamilton City Council Pools

Hamilton City Council

For more information on learning to swim at Waterworld and Gallagher Aquatic Centres contact them directly at hamiltonpools.co.nz:


(07) 958 5860
Garnett Avenue, Te Rapa, Hamilton 
or click here for more information

Gallagher Aquatic Centre

(07) 958 5890
22 Colling Road, Melville, Hamilton
or click here for more information


As a school we are continually striving for excellence so when opening our swim school, joining forces with Northern Arena was the obvious choice for us. From day one Matt and the team provided a smooth and straightforward swim school setup solution. The expertise, knowledge and support we have received has been invaluable and has allowed us to create, what we believe to be, an exceptional swim school.
Ben Feinberg-Danieli
Manager –Centennial Centre
St CuthbertsCollege

Northern Arena Swim Systems has provided Bay Venues a clear pathway to achieve our business goals at multiple locations. The support and plans we have received have enabled us to maximise pool space, adequately train staff and develop sound learn to swim systems. Northern Arena have assisted us as and when required and as a result, our swim school numbers have dramatically improved and we continue to grow.
Tina Harris-Ririnui
Venues & Programmes Manager
Bay Venues Limited

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