(6 months to 3 years)
Parents and children learn together through two fun-filled levels to increase children's comfort in the water and build a foundation of basic aquatics. Level 1: Basic skills including safety topics to parents and children.
Builds on skills from 1, with participants improving these skills
(around 4 to 5 years)
Three age- appropriate levels teach basic aquatic safety and survival skills to increase comfort level in the water.
Orients children to the aquatic environment and helps them gain basic water skills.
Children gain greater independence in their skills and develops more comfort around the water.
Children start to gain basic swimming skills to be comfortable in the water.
(around 6 to 14 years)
Six progressive levels help swimmers of varying ages and abilities develop their water safety, survival skills.
Builds confidence and develops safety skills in and around water. For children with little or no prior swim instruction.
Students are introduced to the front and back crawl.
Must hold level 2 certificate or be able to perform skill level. Students refine the front and back crawl and introduced to butterfly.
Must hold level 3 certificate or be able to perform skill level. Students are introduced to breast stroke, elementary back, and butterfly.
Must hold level 4 certificate or be able to perform skill level. Students are introduced to sculling, front flip, back flip turns and enhance on each stroke 25 yards.
Must hold level 5 certificate or be able to perform skill level. Students will refine strokes to swim longer distances and practice personal safety skills.
All Lessons are taught by American Red Cross trained Staff and according to American Red Cross Standards.