Terms and Conditions

  1. The Garsfontein Swim School, owner and employees, shall under no circumstances be held liable for any accident or similar event or the consequences thereof, occurring on the premises or any other premises used for the purposes of swimming or training, and all persons attending these classes do so at their own risk.
  2. No liability will be accepted for the loss of or damage to property belonging to participants or spectators whilst on the premises of The Swim School or any other premises used for the purpose of these lessons.
  3. Schedule of fees available on Term Program.
  4. Registration and Administration fees are payable upon application.
  5. Fees are payable in advance and by no later than 7th of each month. No cheques accepted. Cash, direct deposit or transfer via Internet Banking is preferred.
  6. The fee structure is based on an annual fee and determined by the number of lessons in the year. Holidays and public holidays have already been taken into account and fees are payable over 12 months of the year.
  7. If fees are not paid by 15th of each month, lessons will automatically be terminated and the outstanding fees together with the cancellation fee (R 400,00) will be due and payable.
  8. Fees are not refundable under any circumstances.
  9. 24 hours notice is required for cancellation of a lesson. Exceptions will be considered in the case of emergencies at the discretion of the Owner and Coaches of The Swim School.
  10. “Make-up” lessons will be offered at the discretion of the Owner  and Coaches of The Swim School. Students will be afforded sufficient notice in the case of a “make-up lesson”.
  11. ONE CALENDAR MONTHS NOTICE IN WRITING is required in the event of cancellation of this contract. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in liability for payment of the following  months fees.
  12. Rules and Regulations of The Swim School will be abided by. Any person not complying with these rules and regulations will be asked to leave the premises.  A copy of these rules and regulations will be provided on request.
  13. The duration of the lessons will vary from one pupil to another. As most lessons are conducted on a one-on-one basis and three-on-one basis various factors are taken into account. As a pupil becomes more confident in the water, the duration of the lesson increases.  The lesson will not exceed 30 minutes for a private lesson. Group lessons will not exceed 20 minutes.
  14. Swimming Terms: January to March; April to June: July to September; October to December.
  15. The Swim School will be closed on all public holidays and at times determined by Management. Term programs are available.
  16. I/we hereby undertake and bind myself to pay any costs, including legal, tracing and collection costs which may be incurred in the recovery of any or all outstanding monies due by me. Furthermore I undertake and bind myself to pay in respect of any amount not paid by due date, interest compounded monthly, at the maximum rate permissible by law.