Leading Swimming coaching and learn to swim for 75 years


Forbes Carlile began his coaching career in 1946 and later opened Australia’s first commercial swim school (in 1955). Today Carlile Swimming teaches more than 20,000 kids to swim each week.

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Carlie Swimming is recognised internationally as a world leader in aquatic education. If you would like to be part of the team working in a fun, friendly, fast-paced supportive environment then explore the opportunities available.

From babies to Olympians

The Carlile name is entwined with the history of world swimming. Forbes Carlile was Australia’s first Olympic coach, Ursula the first woman to coach our Olympic team. Their pioneering contribution cannot be overstated. 

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Why Choose Carlile

Carlile’s nurturing approach, allows children to build the skills they need at one level to confidently springboard to the next. Your child will learn to swim well and love the water.

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