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TAS Time Tunnel farewells graduating cohort

Date:November 17, 2017

The whole school turned out in excitement to farewell our graduating Year 12's in the TAS traditional time tunnel. There Read more...

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017

Date:November 10, 2017

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017 The third round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were Read more...

From Cairns to Hollywood – TAS Student Kane O’Rielley heads to LA

Date:October 23, 2017

THANK YOU TO THE CAIRNS POST FOR THIS STORY - 21 OCTOBER 2017   KANE O’Rielley will have something in Read more...

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017

Date:August 20, 2017

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017 The third round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were Read more...

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 2 2017

Date:May 26, 2017

The second round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 18 May.  Over 300 students Read more...

TAS in Action – Senior School Open Day

Date:April 28, 2017

Come and see the TAS Difference for yourself. Thursday 4 May from 2.30pm to 5.00pm with school tours leaving every Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 7

Date:November 20, 2017

Year 12 farewell We farewelled out wonderful Year 12s with the traditional Year 12 breakfast and the walk through the Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 6

Date:November 10, 2017

China I have just returned from a study tour of China with Mr Saunders (English Teacher) as we explore expanding Read more...

Outstanding Opportunities | Astounding Achievements # 2

Date:November 1, 2017

Year 7/8 QAMT Maths Team outstanding at the State finals. Our Year 7/8 QAMT Maths Quiz team were outstanding at Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 4

Date:October 27, 2017

SHOUT-OUTS RAFFLE for the Coconut Carnival: A call out to all in the TAS community to sell your tickets. All Read more...

Outstanding Opportunities | Astounding Achievements

Date:October 25, 2017

Special Student Achievement Update Top Two Science Investigations in Queensland for 2017 are TAS students Wonderful news from Brisbane last Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 3

Date:October 23, 2017

Optiminds at the State Championships Congratulations to our Optiminds team who travelled to Brisbane last weekend to compete in the Read more...
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TAS Aquatic Centre

The TAS Aquatic Centre offers coaching for students as well as pathways to state and national levels of competition.

From Learn to Swim through to advanced lessons, swimmers enjoy the world class heated and shaded pool set in a fun, friendly and social environment. The Aquatic Centre boasts Olympic electronic timing, ramp access, retractable shade cover, change rooms and a kiosk.

TAS Aquatic Centre features an Olympic standard 50 metre and 25 metre L-shaped pool with eight competition lanes and the ability to be configured for a variety of uses, including Learn to Swim lessons, coaching clinics and water sports.

For bookings and more information about the TAS Aquatic Centre, contact our friendly staff by phone 07 4036 8195 or email aquatic@tas.qld.edu.au.


School Swimming Program

At TAS we place special emphasis on the importance of mixing Physical Education training with education, to achieve success at all levels. The TAS Swimming Program is a compulsory part of the Junior School curriculum. All Junior School students swim twice a week during the school year, and develop their swimming skills through an intensive, well structured program. Senior School students continue to improve their swimming skills during Physical Education lessons.


TAS Learn to Swim Program

Providing Excellence in Learn to Swim

TAS Aquatic Centre has gained a reputation for providing high quality Learn to Swim lessons led by highly qualified instructors. Programs are of the highest standard and all staff are continually updating their skills to stay abreast of the changes and trends in the swimming field.

  • Held in a fun and friendly environment with experienced staff.
  • Class sizes that allow individual instruction.
  • For ages 6 months to adults with classes to cater for all skill levels.
  • Mini, Junior and Senior Swim Squads.
  • Fitness swimming groups.
  • Home of TAS Swimming Club.

Swim Squads

Swim teams compete in Regional, State and National Swimming Events and squads cater for junior through to senior swimmers.

Professional, qualified Squad coaches assist students and swimmers with individual and team goal settings.

The formation of the TAS Swimming Club has enabled students and outside school swimmers to enrol and compete as part of a swimming club based within the education environment.

Junior Program: Swimming all strokes over 200m, normally covering 2.5 km in an hour session.

State and National Program: Swimming 10 sessions per week, covering all strokes varied from Endurance to Sprint training.

Adult Fitness: Covering all levels of swimming and fitness, with programs to achieve individual goals. Young to mature adult swimmers, triathletes and dedicated fitness swimmers; all are welcome.


TAS Swimming Club

TAS Swimming Club's mission is to be the peak professional swimming club. The club is committed to the growth of swimming as an essential life skill, a component of health and fitness, and a competitive sport. TAS Swimming Club seeks to improve the professional standard of club members through education and ethical practice.

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