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SCHOOL AGED

Our school aged Learn To Swim program is a complete program from the hesitant beginner through to those swimmers working on perfecting all four swimming strokes. Our levels are designed for children to progress through and develop the building blocks of all strokes, Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly.

JELLYFISH jellyfish

Seahorse seahorse

Platypus platypus

Angelfish angelfish

Stingray stingray-1

Dolphin dolphin-1

Shark shark

Croc croc-1

This class encourages water confidence and builds the foundation for swimming skills. Students will be introduced to skills including, submerging, floating, and developing a strong kicking action & independent swimming.

Achievements

The ability to safely and confidently enter and exit the pool.

A willingness to confidently and independently submerge underwater.

Confidence to perform an assisted 5 second front float, rotating to a 5 second assisted back float and swims to wall.

Confidence to perform a 5 second front float, rotating to a 5 second back float and independently swims to wall.

Ability to push and glide with correct head, body and arm position.

Freestyle streamline with correct head, body and arm position and continuous kick.

The ability to confidently swim independently, with basic breathing skills.

With assistance kick on back, with a strong kick and correct body position.

Independently kick on back, with a strong kick & good body position.

This class builds on the skills learnt, and develops a basic Freestyle arm action, and continued practice in maintaining a strong kick. Freestyle breathing technique becomes a focus in the development of correct stroke technique.

Achievements

Ability to push and glide with correct head, body and arm position.

Freestyle streamline with correct head, body and arm position with a continuous kick.

Basic Freestyle coordination skills, strong kick with a basic straight arm action.

Bubble, bubble, breathe – the body rotation and coordination of freestyle breathing skills.

Independently kicking on back, with a strong kick and correct position.

The ability to independently push and glide in a streamline position.

Backstroke streamline with correct head, body and arm position, with a strong continuous kick.

Independently swim, roll over float on back, roll over swim back to wall.

Confidence to submerge and swim underwater to collect an object from the pool floor.

Students in this level will develop a natural breathing pattern & begin to develop Freestyle with a breathing technique. Students will also progress with Backstroke skills.

Achievements

Freestyle streamline with correct head, body and arm position with a continuous kick.

Bubble, bubble, breathe – the body rotation and coordination of freestyle breathing skills.

Freestyle independently, with a basic bilateral breathing pattern.

8m freestyle independently, with correct technique and bilateral breathing pattern.

The ability to independently kick in a streamline position on their back.

Correct arm position and timing of backstroke arm action.

Independently swim backstroke with a strong kick, correct body position and smooth arm action.

Independently kick on back with a basic sculling arm action, essential lifesaving skill.

Confidence to submerge and swim underwater to collect an object.

This class focuses on further improving Freestyle and Backstroke whilst also introducing Breaststroke kick. Learning to swim Breaststroke with effective technique will assist any student in an aquatic emergency situation.

Achievements

The ability to safely and confidently enter and exit the pool.

A willingness to confidently and independently submerge underwater.

Confidence to perform an assisted 5 second front float, rotating to a 5 second assisted back float and swims to wall.

Confidence to perform a 5 second front float, rotating to a 5 second back float and independently swims to wall.

The ability to independently push & glide in a streamline position, blowing bubbles.

The ability to perform a basic front streamline with strong kick, blowing bubbles.

The ability to confidently swim independently continuously, with basic breathing skills.

The ability to kick on back with correct body position independently.

The ability to return to the pool edge after falling off the wall and turning around, no assistance.

This class develops the students endurance and continues to ensure that correct technique is both enhanced and practiced in all strokes. Students will strengthen their Breaststroke kick and be introduced to Butterfly kick.

Achievements

Dropdown underwater, push off in a streamline with correct head, body and arm position.

Completes 12m freestyle independently, with a strong kick and efficient breathing technique.

Dropdown underwater, push off in a streamline with correct head, body and arm position.

Completes 12m backstroke with correct body position and continuous kick & arm action.

Performs breaststroke kick in streamline position with correct ankle, knee and hip position.

Performs a strong breaststroke kick with propulsion and glide, in a streamline position.

Perform a basic butterfly kick, with arms by side & chin on chest.

The student performs continuous butterfly kick with correct head and body position.

Completes forward roll independently.

This level is a fantastic opportunity for students as they will now be practicing all four strokes. Breaststroke and Butterfly arm actions will be introduced while Freestyle and Backstroke will become more technical and efficient. Swimmers will learn basic Freestyle and Backstroke tumble turns.

Achievements

Dropdown underwater, push off in a streamline with correct head, body and arm position and continuous dolphin kick.

12m freestyle with a strong kick, bent elbow recovery and fluent bilateral breathing pattern.

12m backstroke with a propulsive kick, maintaining continuous arm action and body position.

Performs breaststroke kick in streamline position with correct ankle, knee and hip position

Performs breaststroke arm action with basic technique and timing of breathe.

12m breaststroke with basic technique, timing and body position.

Student performs continuous butterfly kick with correct head and body position.

Performs 4 strokes of butterfly with a streamline start and no breathing. Correct kick and basic timing with an overwater arm recovery.

Complete a tumble turn, streamline and continually swim Freestyle

Complete a tumble turn, streamline and continually swims Backstroke.

Swimmers will be introduced to lap swimming, lane etiquette and using tumble turns in their swimming practice. Students strength and endurance will increase and they will learn to perform a dive. Students are required to bring their own flippers and drink bottle with them to their lesson.

Achievements

Drop down underwater, push off in a streamline with correct head, body and arm position and continuous kick.

Confidently swim 25m freestyle, with a propulsive kick and efficient bilateral breathing.

Complete a tumble turn, streamline and continually swim freestyle with bilateral breathing pattern.

Confidently swim 25m backstroke with a propulsive kick, maintaining continuous arm action and good body position.

Completes a backstroke tumble turn with correct entry, body position on wall and exits in streamline position

Basic understanding of an underwater breaststroke pull out, continuously swim.

Breaststroke with correct timing, propulsive kick and building endurance.

Butterfly with basic stroke timing, strong kick and building swimming endurance.

The ability to swim 100m continuously, 25m of Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle

Students will now be swimming repetitive laps and will be using the pace clock. Drills will be used to enhance their technique. Strength and endurance will improve further. Students are required to bring their own flippers and drink bottle with them to their lesson.

Achievements

Drop down underwater, push off in a streamline with correct head, body and arm position and continuous kick.

Confidently swim 50m freestyle, with a propulsive kick and efficient bilateral breathing.

Confidently swim 50m backstroke with a propulsive kick, maintaining continuous arm action and good body position.

Breaststroke swim 50m with correct timing, propulsive kick and building endurance.

The ability to perform a breaststroke turn with a breaststroke pull out, with correct timing and technique.

Butterfly with correct stroke timing, and building swimming endurance.

The ability to perform a butterfly turn with two hands on the wall, streamline kick off the wall.

The ability to swim 200m continuously, 50m of Freestyle. Backstroke, Breaststroke & Butterfly.

The ability to swim 200m continuously, 50m of Freestyle. Backstroke, Breaststroke & Butterfly.

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