Ipswich Swim School - Peter McMahon’s Swim Factory

Since 1992 Peter McMahon’s Swim Factory has operated an indoor swim school in Ipswich, Queensland, providing high quality swimming programmes.

The Swim Factory aims to promote swimming for lifelong health. We endeavour to make learning to swim a positive and enjoyable experience.

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Swimming Lessons & more at the Peter McMahon's Swim Factory

Swimming lessons for all ages and abilities including baby's, children, adults and squad - Monday to Saturday.

To book your FREE trial, please email or call 3812 2923.

Also available - pool parties, aqua aerobics, intensive swimming lessons (during school holidays), lap swimming and general swimming.

A Gift for Life

Our learn to swim programmes are focused on swimming safety and the promotion of correct technique. Students develop social skills, self confidence and experience a sense of achievement whilst enjoying swimming activities. Programmes are designed to cater for all ages.


the Ipswich City Rotary TUFFKIDZ mini triathlon
(Sun) 26 October 2014

intensive lessonDo you want to be a triathlete? Do you want to be a TUFFKID?

Then take the opportunity to experience the Ipswich City Rotary TUFFKIDZ mini triathlon series held in Ipswich on the Sunday 26 October 2014.

The races will start at Ipswich State High School, Brassall. All legs will take place in & around the school which is next to the pool. Street parking available on Vogel Road and Hunter Street. On the day registration is by the pool.

These events are specifically designed for all children in grades 1 - 7 who want to be a triathlete for a day and a registered TUFFKID.

Download Tuffkidz Registration Form


Why is winter the best time for swimming lessons

Swimming lessons have traditionally been a summer activity that is repeated each year during certain months. Fortunately, this tradition is changing as parents realise the dangers around water do not drop when the temperature does. In fact, we at the Swim Factory have noticed that for many children, lessons in winter are more beneficial than in the hotter months.


Consistency is the key for confidence

When a young child who has learnt to enjoy water has extended periods away from the pool, their reaction to starting swimming again is unpredictable.

The return can often be met with fear and hesitation due to the rapid development and behavioural changes the child has gone through since their last swim. Children who swim each week consistently during these early years rarely react to swimming negatively and see lessons as a natural part of their routine. It is proven that swimming all year round ensures quicker progression and results.


Got a Question? Ask the Deck Supervisor

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If you have a question relating to your child’s swimming lessons there is always someone on hand who can help.

We know it’s difficult to speak to an instructor during or in between lessons. There never seems to be enough time. Due to this there is always a Deck Supervisor on hand to answer any questions relating to your child and their swimming lessons.

(photo: Deck Supervisors Shirley and Tony on duty at the Swim Factory)

If you have any questions relating to how your child is progressing, information about our syllabus, class availability or anything else relating to lessons, please speak to the Deck Supervisor who will be happy to help.