NSW State Government Announces $ 100 Swim Lesson Vouchers for Preschoolers | News from the region

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The NSW State Government announced $ 100 vouchers for swimming lessons, available to children aged three to six. The vouchers follow the well-received Active Kids program to promote healthy lifestyles and exercise for children and families. They will be available for redemption from all registered NSW suppliers, including the Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Center. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said it is important for parents to be able to be sure their children are safe in the water. “… Every parent should enjoy the peace of mind that their child will be safe in and around water, with the new voucher program helping to achieve this,” he said in a released statement. MORE NEWS Alan Anderson, director of recreation services at Griffith City Council, said the program was a great incentive and would help keep children safe in the water. “Any program that encourages parents to help their children learn to swim from an early age is a good thing and will save lives.” He said that while they haven’t received many details about the program so far, the GRALC is already preparing for a new cohort of swim students for Splash Swim School. “We’ve seen a lot of people use the Active Kids Vouchers over the past few years and I’m sure we’ll see the same… We’ve already started discussing the impact for us as a school of swimming and swimming. find out if we’ll need to put in additional instructors. ”The school currently sees about 1,200 children per week coming through the doors, running 160 classes per week in a range of age groups. Our reporters work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content: