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Learn to Swim

Swim Lesson Training Requirements

  1. The start time communicated means ‘in the water’. All students should aim to arrive at the pool 10 minutes prior to their group’s scheduled start time.
  2. If your child will be late to, absent from, or need to leave early from a training session or swimming lesson, please communicate this to your child’s coach via WeChat. MS/HS students should communicate all absences to their coaches directly. Coaches will follow up with parents if needed.
  3. Concordia Swim Team caps must be worn by all students to all training sessions/swim lessons.
  4. Students can wear an appropriate swimsuit of their choice to training.
  5. Students will help pack away training equipment used after each training session/swimming lesson.

Students will keep the change rooms clean and tidy and respect the rules of the swimming facility.

Learn to Swim Squad Schedules

Equipment Required

All students should arrive at the pool with the following swimming equipment. All other equipment (kick boards, paddles, fulcrums, pull buoys etc.) will be provided by the school. Students names must be written clearly on all equipment.

SwimAmerica Program

Station 1-5 = Concordia swimming cap and goggles

Station 6-10 = Concordia swimming cap, goggles, water bottle, swim fins (short blade)

Where to buy?

Short blade swimming fins can be purchased from Decathlon stores, TaoBao or specialized swim stores.

Learn to Swim Registration

Program Fees

All swimming fees are payable to the Business Hub on the 3rd floor of the HS building prior to the commencement of each season or block. Program fees and payment dates will be communicated to you via WeChat. It is important to note that the Aquatics staff (including the Aquatics Director) cannot except payment on behalf of any parent or student. Swimming fees will be calculated using the below information. Refunds will only be given under special circumstance.

Learn to Swim Program Pricing

Ambassy Club member = 100rmb per lesson

Non-member = 150rmb per lesson

Block fees are calculated based on the number of lessons available during each SwimAmerica block.

Payment Options

All payments are to be received by the HS Business Hub on the 3rd floor of the HS building. You can pay by cash, WeChat, Alipay, credit card or bank transfer/deposit. Please find the school’s banking details below.

Wire Transfer: Please note the student’s name on the remittance.

Bank Deposit: If you deposit RMB cash to our bank account, please delivery us a copy of the remittance.

Chinese RMB Payments

Account Name(户名):上海协和国际外籍人员子女学校

Account No. (帐号):310066111018170251820

Bank (银行):交通银行上海新区支行

RMB debit or credit Card: Additional bank service charges will be added on payments made by debit/credit cards. You must present the card in person at the Finance office.

Ambassy Club Membership

If you are interested in obtaining an Ambassy Club individual or family membership, please contact Greyson Liu via WeChat (ID: GreysonLiu) or call him at the Ambassy Club on 5895-8017. Mention your children go to Concordia to receive a special discount.