Learn-to-Swim Level 1 Beginner Introduction To Water Skills
Pre-requisites: Must have completed Pre-Aquatics and be at least 5 years old.
Level one swim focuses on the ability to move freely in the water without using flotation devices. To graduate from Pre-Aquatics and move into Level 1 swimmers must be capable of swimming on front and back a minimum of three body lengths with no assistance.
Level one is an Introduction to Water Skills.
Enter the water using the stairs, ladders, and side of pool safely.
Exit the water using the stairs, ladders, and side of pool safely.
Blow bubbles (for at least three seconds)
Bobbing five times without goggles (exhaling in the water through the nose)
Open eyes under the water and retrieve submerged objects.
Front glide and recover to a vertical position
Back glide and recover to a vertical position.
Roll from front to back
Roll from back to front
Treading water using arms and legs
Alternating and simultaneous leg and arm action on the front
Alternating and simultaneous leg and arm action on back
Combined arm and leg actions on front
Combined arm and leg actions on back