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Level Description
Pre-Beginners This class is for children (at least four years old) who are ready to explore the water by themselves. This class also uses a wide variety of games, songs, toys to help your child become more comfortable with the water.
Level I Teaches your child to: Fully submerge face in water; Bouncing up and down in water; Supported Float on tummy; Supported Float on back; Bubble blowing; Water entry and exit; Movements through the water; Supported kicking of front Supported kicking on back; Intro to the Crawl or Front Stroke Arm Movement; Basic Water Safety rules; Retrieving objects from bottom of the 3 ft.
Level II Teaches your child to: Hold breath and fully submerge face in water; Retrieve objects from 3 ft. Orientation to deep end; Orientation to diving board; Prone or Front Float, unsupported; Supine or back float, unsupported; Leveling off; Rhythmic breathing; Flutter Kick on tummy and on back; Finning of back; Back Crawl arm motion; Combined Crawl or Front Stroke; Combined Backstroke; Turns, front to back, back to front.
Level III Retrieve object from deep end; Bobs in deep end, submerging head in deep water; Bobbing to safety; Jumping from side of pool in deep end; Diving; Prone Glide with push off; Back Glide with push off; Total coordination of Front and Back crawl; Elementary Backstroke; Reversing directions while swimming; Treading water.
Level IV Deep water bobbing (jumping movement in deep end); Rotary breathing (switching sides to breath on every stroke); Diving; Elementary Backstroke; Sculling on the back; Front Crawl; Back Crawl; Breaststroke; Sidestroke; Turns using a wall; Tread water using different types of kicks.
Level V Alternating breathing or Rotary breathing; Stride jump entry; Long shallow dive; Breastroke; Sidestroke; Swimming under the water; Elementary Backstroke; Butterfly; Front Crawl; Back Crawl; Open turns on front and back; Feet-first surface dive.
Level VI Approach and hurdle on diving board Jump tuck from diving board; Front Crawl; Back Crawl; Breastroke; Sidestroke; Butterfly; Approach stroke (approaching a drowning victim); Breastroke turn; Sidestroke turn; Speed turns; Flip turns; Pike and Tuck surface dives; Throwing rescue; Treading water with no hands & hands above head; Trudgen and Trudgen Crawl; Survival Float on front and back.