Swim School Program - Level Objectives

Use the levels listed below to help make a desicion for which level your little swimmer would best fit into.

Bubble Buddies (Level 1)

OBJECTIVES:

  • The child no longer cries during the lesson.

  • The child listens to the instructor.

  • The child can blow bubbles.

  • The child can float on back with assistance.

  • The child can do a front float with assistance.

  • The child can kick with assistance.

  • The child can jump to the instructor (from bench).

  • The child can voluntarily submerge head under the water.

  • The child can do “bobs” (rhythmic breathing) with assistance

Starfish Floaters (Level 2)

OBJECTIVES:

  • The child can float on back unassisted (10 seconds).

  • The child can float on stomach unassisted (5 seconds or more).

  • The child can glide on stomach unassisted (5ft).

  • The child can do a front to back rollover with assistance.

  • The child can independently kick with a streamline (5ft).

  • The child can do 5 “bobs” unassisted.

  • The child can tread water for 5-10 seconds.

  • The child can jump into water and return to wall unassisted.

Crab Kickers (Level 3)

OBJECTIVES:

  • The child can do straight leg flutter kick.

  • The child can streamline kick independently for 15 ft.

  • The child can do unassisted rollovers (back to front and front to back).

  • The child can kick on back unassisted.

  • The child can reach the 5ft bottom.

  • The child can tread water for 10-20 seconds.

  • The child can do an elementary backstroke.

  • The child can do 5-10 freestyle strokes (Big Arms) and roll onto back for air.

  • The child can do a sitting dive.

Crocodile Crawlers (Level 4)

OBJECTIVES:

  • The child can swim crawl stroke (Big Arms) 30 ft.

  • The child can side breath (no longer lifts head for air).

  • The child can tread water 20 seconds or more.

  • The child can do 5 breaststroke kicks.

  • The child can do dolphin kicks.

  • The child can take 10 backstroke arm strokes.

  • The child can do a kneeling dive.

Otter Strokes (Level 5)

OBJECTIVES:

  • The child can swim efficient freestyle with side breathing the length of the pool.

  • The child can swim efficient backstroke the length of the pool.

  • The child can swim legal breaststroke.

  • The child can swim legal butterfly.

  • The child can do a standing dive.

  • The child can do a summersault.

Piranha Pre-team (Level 6)

OBJECTIVES:

  • The child begins each lap with ready position followed by a streamline.

  • The child can swim 50 yards/meters of Freestyle with a flip turn.

  • The child can swim 50 yards/meters of backstroke.

  • The child can swim 25 yards /meters of legal Breaststroke.

  • The child can swim 25 yards/meters of butterfly.

  • The child can do a race start.

  • The child is ready for swim team!

For questions about our Swim School and Swim Lessons, email us at swimschool@wearepcc.com

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