Terms and Conditions
Congratulations on selecting one of Australia’s most awarded swim schools to teach you/your child the joys of swimming and water safety.
Consent of child in Francis Swim School
By engaging with Francis Swim School, you understand that exercise is not without some risks and known dangers. You understand and accept these risks and dangers and you voluntarily elect you child/children to become involved with Francis Swim School. You will not hold Francis Swim School nor its contractors or agents liable to the Responsible Person or any Participant for any death, personal injury or illness occurring as a result of engagement with Francis Swim School and/or equipment provided by Francis Swim School to the Responsible Person or the Participants for whom the Responsible Person is responsible except to the extent that such death, personal injury or illness arises from the gross negligence of Francis Swim School or its contractors or agents incurred during or after participation in the swim program. You hereby authorise the contractors of Francis Swim School to administer first aid and/or organise medical/hospital treatment as they see necessary, at your expense. You declare that your child/children with whom you have paid a fee to Francis Swim School are physically fit to participate in swimming lessons.
Notification of pre-existing medical conditions
Please advise Francis Swim School of any pre-existing medical conditions that your child/children may have. Swimming Teachers cannot take responsibility for medical conditions or diagnosed disabilities that are not disclosed.
Swimming and Water Safety Lessons provided by Francis Swim School are GST exempt as Francis Swim School incorporates the following for all students [sculling; treading water; floating; safe entry and exit from the water; techniques for clothed swimming survival; use of devices to assist rescue; and basic swimming skills] – https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/GST/In-detail/Your-industry/GST-and-personal-aquatic-survival-skills/
By engaging with Francis Swim School, you consent to photography and/or videography of your child for use by Francis Swim School unless you advise Francis Swim School otherwise in writing.
All Francis Swim School contractors are insured by Certain Underwriters at Lloyds.
Payment of lessons/aquatic supervision services
All lessons/aquatic supervision services must be paid for at the time of booking to:
Account Name: Francis Swim School
Account Number: 663744
Cancellation of lessons/aquatic supervision services by client
At least 6 hours’ notice must be given in the event of cancellation. A failure to provide sufficient notice may result in you forfeiting your lesson/aquatic supervision service fee.
Cancellation of lessons/aquatic supervision services by Francis Swim School
At times, such as due to incremental weather or illness of a contractor, a lesson/aquatic supervision service may need to be cancelled. We will advise you as soon as possible if your lesson/aquatic supervision service needs to be cancelled. A full refund or credit of paid fees will be offered.
Your home pool must be in good working order and comply with industry standards such as chlorine (2-4ppm) and pH levels (7.2-7.6). Many pool shops offer free pool testing. In the event that Francis Swim School deems your pool unsafe for swimming, the lesson will be cancelled, and you will forfeit your fees. We strongly recommend getting your pool tested professionally prior to the commencement of swimming lessons and on a weekly basis.
Code of Conduct
Francis Swim School contractors abide by the AUSTSWIM Teacher Code of Conduct – https://austswim.com.au/Teachers/CODEOFBEHAVIOUR.aspx