Lorrimer Swim School operates from the Barry McCart Aquatic Centre (located within the grounds of Anglican Church Grammar School) in East Brisbane. The facility operates all year round, with three heated pools including a Teaching Pool, 25m pool and 50m pool.
All swimmers are able to maintain continuity in swimming with the Learn to Swim and Squad Programmes operating all year round.
To complement the range fo squad programmes operated at Lorrimer Swim School, swimmers (boys and girls) are able to join Churchie Swim Club as either competitive or recreational members.
Mark Lorrimer is the Head Coach at Churchie Swim Club.
Churchie Swim Club conducts club nights on a Wednesday afternoon from September through to March providing a valuable vehicle for swimmers to apply their skills and develop race practice in a fun, supported environment.
Sir John Pigeon
Squads are able to access gymnasium facilities at the Sir John Pigeon Sports Complex. Tthe complex provides the teaching/coaching staff a well-equipped ‘state of the art’ environment in which to educate.
Learn to Swim Instructors
All Coaches and Learn to Swim Instructors are accredited with Swim Australia or Austswim. Their aim is to encourage swimmers to achieve their potential, enjoy their sport and retain it as a life skill.
Staff undertake continuing professional development and in-house training to maintain up to date knowledge of the programme and developments within the wider swimming industry.
Many of the staff hold Royal Life Saving Queensland Life Guard, Bronze Medallion and First Aid. All staff have CPR certificates and Positive Notice Blue Cards for child related employment.