Social swimming club
for children with a disability

Swimming the rainbow
for 50 years!

Inspiring events for
people of all abilities

Wonderful people 
make Rainbow Club great

Rainbow Club is a network of social swimming clubs for children with a disability. With NDIS Provider status and our unique Swim the Rainbow program, Rainbow Club offers a fun and safe community for children with a disability to swim, interact, and play.

Swim the Rainbow

Children with a disability love swimming with Rainbow Club. Our rainbow-coloured goals program rewards their progress.

Our locations

Located throughout Sydney and NSW, Rainbow Clubs swim on weekends during school terms. Find a Club near you.

NDIS Provider

We are registered to provide Community & Social Participation activities for those with this category in their NDIS Plan.

Supportive teachers

Our teachers ensure your child feels safe and supported, and we support our teachers with training and resources.

Family friendly events

Join in the fun and a little friendly competition at our Family Carnival and the Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim.

Working together

People make Rainbow Club great! Our story includes many wonderful people all working together to help children with a disability.

Logo: Celebrating 50 years of Rainbow Club

Celebrating 50 years

50 years ago a chance encounter inspired the creation of Rainbow Club. In 1969, Ron Siddons, Beach Inspector and man of action, saw a father trying to enjoy the water with his disabled son. The child was placed in an inner tube of a car tyre for floatation. Ron said, “The poor little chap kept going under. I wondered why someone hadn’t tried to design a costume for these kiddies and I decided to do something about it.”

Recent news

2019 Rainbow Connect

2019 Rainbow Connect

Our 2019 Rainbow Connect was a special Connect to not only give Rainbow Club teachers, staff, volunteers and Committees a chance to come together, share experiences and learn but to also celebrate 50 years of Rainbow Club.

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Rainbow Stories

At Rainbow Club we understand children with a disability. We encourage each child to Swim the Rainbow at their own pace, to best of their ability.

Our Club members each have a unique story. Read their shared experiences and discover the Rainbow Club community.

Love what we do?

Rainbow Club appreciates the donations which enable us to increase our capacity so children with a disability can receive regular swimming lessons.

 

Locations

Bexley, Bondi, Byron Bay, Campbelltown, Cherrybrook, Cronulla/Miranda, Hornsby, Hurstville, Lane Cove, Liverpool, Maroubra, Mt Pritchard, Newington/Stanmore, Northmead, Orange, Penrith, Revesby, Southern Highlands, Seven Hills, Sutherland, Tamworth, The Ponds, Villawood, Warriewood, Warringah. See details