The NSW State Government has announced $100 vouchers for swimming lessons, available for children aged between three and six years old.
The vouchers are following the well-received 'Active Kids' program aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles and exercise for kids and families.
They'll be available to be redeemed at all registered providers across NSW, including the Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre.
Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said it was important that parents can be confident their kids are safe in the water.
"...Every parent should enjoy the peace of mind their child will be safe in and around the water, with the new voucher program helping to achieve this," he said in a statement released.
Alan Anderson, the leisure services manager at Griffith City Council said that the program was a great incentive and would help keep kids safe in the water.
"Any program that encourages parents to help their children learn to swim from an early age is a great thing and will save lives."
He said that while they hadn't received many details about the program so far, GRALC was already gearing up for a new intake of swim students for Splash Swim School.
"We've seen lots of people making use of the active kids vouchers over the last years and I'm sure we'll see the same thing ... We've already started discussing the impact for us as a swim school and whether we'll need to put on some extra instructors."
The school currently sees about 1200 kids a week coming through the gates, running 160 classes per week across a range of age groups.
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