About Myswim

Our Story

Myswim is a family run business that has been operating for the past 22 years in the Blacktown, Smithfield, Bass Hill and now Revesby areas.

 

Having a family of their own Cathy and Chris are aware of how important it is to protect children in and around water, which is why they are so passionate and dedicated to teaching children of all ages and abilities how to swim. Their passion has rubbed off on their daughters, who are actively involved in the swim school from teaching children to swim, to helping with the day to day operations.

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They began Chris Myers Swim School, in 2000 at Blacktown Aquatic Centre.  In 2005 they purchased a swim centre at Smithfield and also changed their business name to Myswim. They conducted lessons there until they sold the business in 2012. In 2013 they concluded their operations at Blacktown and started in 2015 at Bass Hill and now their new adventure in 2021 at Revesby.

 

Chris first started coaching in 1980 at Padstow Swim School. He coached many great swimmers including the most famous of all, Ian Thorpe. Chris was at Padstow for 20 years before leaving there to start his own successful business, with his business partner and wife Cathy.

Cathy has been actively involved in the swimming industry since 2000. Cathy has full ASCTA Swim Australia/Austswim Accreditation for teaching infants, adults, people with a disability and diverse backgrounds and children of a squad level. She is a Diamond level member of ASCTA Swim Australia which means that she is well known within the swimming community for her passion in the swim industry and ensuring that everyone person has the chance to learn how to swim no matter your age or ability. She has presented at several of the NSW and National ASCTA conferences. Cathy has her cert IV in Training and Assessment which allows her to be an assessor for ASCTA Swim Australia and Austswim and a presenter for the ASCTA Swim Australia Courses.