Hilton Brown Swimming has been successfully teaching New Zealanders how to swim since 1973. Today we’re teaching the children of the children we taught back then. Our focus is equally on fun and technique.

The teaching methods we use have been continuously fine-tuned since our founder, Hilton Brown, left the world of international competitive swimming to establish his swim school. Each one of our teachers has undergone a rigorous 30-hour training programme to qualify as a Hilton Brown swim instructor.

A point of difference for our swim classes is a continual review progress that celebrates success and promotes children to the next level as soon as they’re ready to move up. This speeds their journey to becoming competent, technically-correct swimmers.

Hilton Brown isn’t just for children. We run fitness squads and coaching programmes for adults as well.


Hilton Brown Swimming’s instructor training receives official recognition

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Lauren Boyle talking to our swimmers

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Winter Health

Winter swimming helps to keep ‘flu and colds away

At Hilton Brown Swimming we notice that some parents withdraw their children from swimming classes when winter arrives. Two things can happen then: their children’s swimming progress takes a step backwards, and the chance of getting sick in winter increases.

Many children who continued swimming with us last winter said that it was the first winter ever that they didn’t get a cold or the ‘flu.

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