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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Monash University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wellington Road, Clayton
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Opening Hours:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Monday - Friday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 6.30am - 8pm
                                                                                                                                                     Monash Sport Learn to Swim and Squad Newsletter Term 1 2011                      Tel: 9905 4115
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 8am - 6pm
Please note that on Tuesday 4 January, 2011 Monash Sport will be increasing their prices due to increased                                                                                                                             Fax: 9905 4104
operating expenses. This will result in Learn to Swim lesson fees increasing to $14.60 per lesson.                                                                                                                                                               9am - 6pm

Important Dates                                                                                Payment Policy
                                                                                               1. Learn to Swim lessons are $14.60 per               The 24 Hour Mega Swim
                                                                                                   lesson, payable by the term.
 6 – 12 December              Progress Reports issued for Term 4 2010.
                                                                                               2. Squad sessions; Payments vary depending            Fun, friends, and a whole lot of laps
 6 – 19 December              Enrolment and payments for Term 1 2011. Full payments                on frequency of training; please speak to
                                                                                                                                                                                              was required to have one swimmer          pruned, but victorious. CSIRO were
                              received before 19 December receive a free Monash Sport              our customer service officers for the squad
                              gift for the first 700 customers.
                                                                                                   pricing schedule of your level.                                                            in the water for the entire 24 hours.     responsible for $3,950 of the overall
                                                                                               3. A $25 non-refundable deposit is required
                                                                                                   upon enrolment to confirm enrolment.                                                                                                 $19,252 raised. Phil Skandalellis, a
 12 December                  Annual Learn to Swim and Squad Carnival
                                                                                               4. Final payment is required by the first week of                                              Aquatics Team Leader Lisa Beasley         member of the Back to Sleep team,
 19 December                  Final day for Term 4 2010 Swimming Lessons.                          term (31 January - 6 February).
                                                                                                                                                                                              proclaimed the “fabulous event” a         earned the title of highest individual
                                                                                               5. Enrolments will be cancelled if FULL
 10 - 14 January              Holiday Intensive Swimming Program Week One.                         payment has not been received by the first                                                 resounding success.                       point fundraiser, raking in $2,025 in
                                                                                                   week of term.
 17 - 21 January              Holiday Intensive Swimming Program Week Two.                     6. Full payment of Term 1 2011 fees prior to
                                                                                                                                                                                              “We had lots of fun, and not many         donations.
                                                                                                   the end of Term 4 2010 (19 December) will                                                  of us got much sleep,” said Lisa.
 24 - 28 January              Holiday Intensive Swimming Program Week Three.                       receive a free Monash Sport gift for the first
                                                                                                   700 customers and access to free swimming
                                                                                                                                                                                              “We had one team that only had six        Marx United, a team made up of
 31 January                   Term 1 2011 begins.
                                                                                                   during the holiday period.                        Ninety six 24 Hour Mega Swim             people, and another that included         Monash University Swimming Club
 28 March - 3 April           Progress Reports issued for Term 1 2011.                         7. A 5% discount is available on lessons for          competitors churned out laps at          people who have MS. It was also           members, came within just two
                                                                                                   families with 3 or more children enrolled
                                                                                                                                                     Monash University’s Doug Ellis           good to see so many kids giving it a      kilometres of setting a new event
 28 March -10 April           Re-enrolment and payments for Term 2 2011. Full                      and pension/concession card holders.
                              payments received before 10 April receive a free Monash              Monash University students receive a 15%          Swimming Pool to raise money for         go.”                                      record. They hope to make up for
                                                                                                   discount on lessons. Please note that
                              Sport gift for the first 700 customers.                              only one discount is available per student.       the MS Society of Australia.                                                       lost time and claim the record at
 10 April                     Final day for Term 1 2011 Swimming Lessons.                          Please advise our customer service officers       The event involved seven teams with      The CSIRO team emerged from the           next year’s swim.
                                                                                                   of entitlements upon enrolment, proof of
                                                                                                                                                     15 swimmers or less. Each team           water on Sunday afternoon badly
 28 April                     Term 2 2011 begins.                                                  entitlement must be displayed at time of
                                                                                                   payment to receive discount.

Term 1 2011                                                                                    Missed Lesson and Make-up Lesson Policy                                                                                Holiday Intensive
                                                                                               1. There are no refunds or cash credits for any
 Day                           Start                  Finish                 Weeks                 missed lessons.                                                                                                    Swimming Program
                                                                                               2. If you are unable to attend a lesson you
 Monday                      31 January                4 April                  10*                must notify the Swim School on 9905 4115
 Tuesday                     1 February                5 April                  10                 at least 24 hours in advance. Failure to notify
                                                                                                   absence will result in no make up being
 Wednesday                   2 February                6 April                  10                 credited.
                                                                                               3. No make-up lessons will be conducted
 Thursday                    3 February                7 April                  10                 during the first two weeks of term, to allow
 Friday                      4 February                8 April                  10                 for new enrolments.
                                                                                               4. Make-up lessons cannot be taken until the
 Saturday                    5 February                9 April                  10                 full fees for the term have been paid.
                                                                                               5. Up to 2 make up lessons can be provided
 Sunday                      6 February               10 April                  10                 per term, subject to availability. These must
* Labour Day, Monday 14 March, is not a University holiday. Lessons will be held as normal.        be used in the current term
                                                                                               6. Every effort will be made to find a suitable
                                                                                                   time for make-up lessons, however Monash
 Free Practise Swims                                                                               Sport cannot guarantee the availability of
                                                                                                   make-up lessons.
 For all enrolled and fully paid Swim School students we offer free practice swims             7. Permanent enrolments for the term will take
 at any time within opening hours. Free practice swims apply only to enrolled                      priority over make-up lessons.
 students. Accompanying parents and family are required to pay pool entry                      8. At the completion of each term, all make up                                                                         Prepare your children for summer and enrol them in
 fees. All children under 10 years must be actively supervised by a parent or                      credits will be removed.
                                                                                               9. The only instance extra make up credits            Swim Teacher Martin De Bono assists student Shue Wei Wong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      one of our Holiday Intensive Swimming Programs.
 guardian over 16 years of age. We encourage students to make use of this service                  will be given is upon the presentation of a
                                                                                                                                                     during the Monash University 24 Hour Mega Swim.                  For more information please speak to one of our
 as we believe it will enhance each students learning progress. School holidays are                medical certificate with dates specified to
 included providing full payment for the forthcoming term has been received.                       the Swim School Coordinator.                                                                                       friendly Customer Service Officers at the Aquatics
                                                                                                                                                     You can now receive this newsletter and other                    Service Desk.
                                                                                               Cancellation Policy                                   Monash Sport updates via email. Please update
 Multiple Sessions Per Week                                                                    1. There are no refunds or cash credits for any       your details with our Customer Service Officers
 Swimmers at any level are able to take up the option of doing more than one lesson                missed lessons.                                                                                                    Week One: 10 - 14 January

                                                                                               2. Refunds for fees due to cancellation will          at the Aquatics Service Desk.
 per week to speed the progress of your child. A substantial discount of 50% applies               incur a $25 administration fee.                                                                                    Week Two: 17 - 21 January
 to the second session per week for swimmers in any level. All swimmers are strongly           3. Monash Sport reserves the right to make                                                                             Week Three: 24 - 28 January
 advised to take up the option of multiple sessions per week as an integral element                changes to the class schedules and
 of training is increasing the swimmers fitness. This will benefit their swimming and              instructors as required.
 also their general fitness which positively impacts on all aspects of their life, including
 academic success.

Try this!                                               Water Women recognised at                                 Keeping your kids happier,                                Swim School Carnival
Strawberry Jelly Slice                                  Vic Sports Awards                                         healthier and safer in summer                             Celebrate your achievements in 2010!
                                                        Monash University’s Water Women program was               On a long hot summer day there isn’t much better
                                                        recognised as one of the outstanding sports               than a dip in the pool or a swim at the beach, but
                                                        development initiatives of 2010 at the Victorian Sports   it is important to make sure your kids are confident
                                                        Awards recently.                                          around water before they jump in.

                                                                                                                  Lawrie Lawrence’s ‘Kids Alive’ foundation
                                                        The Water Women nomination for Best Sports
                                                                                                                  recommends that kids spend as much time as
                                                        Development Initiative by Industry Associate /            possible learning to swim in a formal setting to ensure
                                                        Corporate Supporter Vicsport Member comes on              they are safer around water.
                                                        the back of Monash’s Sport and Health Education           As Lawrie says, “The difference between good
                                                        Program’s 2009 win in the same category.                  and great is just a little extra effort.”
                                                                                                                                                                            Our Swim School Carnival offers a great mixture
                                                        The Victorian Sports Awards provide the chance            Swimming lessons help kids develop high levels of         of fun, games and races that everyone can enjoy.
                                                        to recognise significant achievements of Victorian        self esteem as well as teaching them a sound respect      But most of all it offers our students the chance to
A cool summer treat!                                    athletes, administrators, coaches and officials over      for the water and keeping them fit and healthy.           show their parents how much they have improved
Serves 10 - Ingredients:                                the past 12 months. The Water Women nomination is                                                                   throughout the year.
                                                                                                                  At Monash Sport, our students are encouraged to
•	   250g packet Marie biscuits
                                                        a reflection of the program’s innovation and success
                                                                                                                  attend more than one lesson each week to help them        Sunday 12 December 2 - 4pm
•	   150g butter, melted                                in providing a Learn to Swim program to females           master the skills required to be safe by the pool. Our
•	   2 1/2 teaspoon gelatine                            aged 16 and over.                                         students are also entitled to free practice swims any
•	   1/4 cup water                                                                                                time during pool opening hours provided they have                          MONASH UNIVERSITY
•	   250g cream cheese                                  Water Women offers a female-friendly environment          adult supervision.
•	   395g can condensed milk                            that accounts for the cultural differences that prevent                                                                               WATER POLO CLUB
•	   1/3 cup lemon juice                                some women from participating in traditional Learn to     ‘Kids Alive’, Lifesaving Victoria and Swim
•	   1/2 cup yoghurt                                    Swim and water-based activities.                          Australia recommend five steps for keeping kids                         Water Polo Training
•	   1 punnet strawberries, sliced                                                                                safe by the pool, including:
•	   85g packet strawberry jelly
                                                        A creation of the Students Teaching English to our        •	 Regular swimming lessons
                                                                                                                  •	 Secure fencing                                              Monday nights - starting 10 January, 2011
                                                        World (STEW) club, Water Women also provides an
                                                                                                                  •	 Closing the gate around backyard pools
Process biscuits until the mixture resembles fine       avenue for women to practice speaking English whilst                                                                                             7.30pm – 9.00pm
                                                                                                                  •	 Constantly supervising children
bread crumbs. Pour in butter and blend until            learning about water safety.                              •	 Learning resuscitation procedures and be                   Doug Ellis Swimming Pool, Clayton Campus
combined. Press biscuit mixture evenly over the                                                                       prepared for an emergency                                         Contact – Ryan Beck, 0412 423 060
base of a 20 x 30cm lamington tin. Refrigerate until    Congratulations to all those involved in the
required.                                               implementation and continuing success of this             Monash Sport is working hard to offer our students          DON’T FORGET –
                                                        valuable program.                                         and customers opportunities to prepare themselves           Bathers, Towel & A Fun Attitude
Meanwhile, sprinkle gelatine over the water. Allow to                                                             for summer, offering discounted CPR courses during          NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
stand for a couple of minutes to allow the water to                                                               Water Safety Week and also Holiday Intensive
absorb the gelatine. Microwave for 30 seconds or                                                                  Swimming Programs during January. Congratulations
                                                                                                                  to those parents and customers who have completed         Staff Profile:
until dissolved.
                                                                                                                  their CPR qualification, this is a crucial layer of       Martin De Bono
                                                                                                                  protection for your family!                               Swimming Instructor, Lifeguard
Beat cream cheese until smooth, in a medium bowl.
Add condensed milk, lemon juice and yoghurt.                                                                                                                                and Customer Service Officer
                                                                                                                  Please see our Customer Service Officers at the
Continue to beat until smooth. Stir in the gelatine                                                               Aquatics Service Desk for more information on these       Studied: Bachelor of Applied
mixture and fold through the cream cheese mixture.                                                                programs.                                                 Science (Sports Coaching)
Pour over the top of the biscuit crumbs.                                                                                                                                    Favourite swimming stroke:
Refrigerate for 4 hours or until set. Slice the                                                                     If you had to,                                          Favourite swimmer: Kieren Perkins
strawberries into three and place them over
the cheese mix. Make jelly according to packet                                                                      could you?                                              Favourite food: Pasta
directions, but using only half the amount of water                                                                                                                         Favourite book: ‘It’s Not About the Bike: My
stated on the packet.                                                                                                                                                       Journey Back to Life’ by Lance Armstrong
                                                                                                                                                                            Favourite movie: ‘We Were Soldiers’
Cool to room temperature before pouring over the                                                                                                                            Dream holiday destination: Anywhere where there
cream cheese layer. Allow to set completely. Cut                                                                                                                            is plenty of sun and a beach
into squares and serve.                                                                                                                                                     Footy team: Collingwood
                                                                                                                                                                            Water safety tip: Never Swim Alone

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