Water Safety & Beach Visit for Seniors

Course summary

Join our free Water Safety and Beach Visit sessions for Seniors (55+ years) to keep yourself and your family safe around the water this summer!

This course is delivered in partnership with Life Saving Victoria, and anyone over the age of 55 years old is eligible to attend.

First session on 9 March:  Please come to 59 Francis Street, Yarraville.

Second session on 16 March:  Meet Life Saving Victoria staff at Life Saving Club, Williamstown  Beach. 

What you will learn

At the first session in the classroom, you will learn:

  • how to keep yourself and your grandchildren safe around the water
  • strategies to keep watch and rescue someone
  • how to prevent high risk activities around water including over-confidence, lack of fitness, medication and backyard pools

At the second session at the beach, you will learn:

  • how to rescue someone
  • what the signs mean
  • how to look after grandchildren
  • what lifesavers really do

What you will get

  • a social and fun experience
  • meeting new people
  • water safety tips and gain confidence
  • be active with gentle exercise (walking)
  • enjoy a coffee afterwards

What you need

  • in classroom session, a pen and paper (optional)
  • at beach session, a hat, appropriate walking shoes and drink bottle.  If you want to get in the water, bring swimming shorts, a towel and change of clothes

About the tutor

  • Both sessions will be taught by Life Saving Victoria staff
  • Life Saving Victoria is the state’s peak agency for water safety, and educates and promotes water safety, swimming and resuscitation for all Victorians

Course cost

COST: $0.00

Class availability: 25 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

1st session at Yarraville Community Centre 59 Francis St, Yarraville
Wednesday 9 March
9.30am – 11.30am

2nd session at Williamstown Beach, in front of Life Saving Club on sand
Gloucester Reserve, The Esplanade
Williamstown BEACH
Wednesday 16 March
9:30am – 11:30am

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.


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In person

Come to YCC at 59 Francis Street, Yarraville during office hours to enquire or enrol and pay in person.