Determine Level

Your child will be working on these skills at each given level.

 

Beginner

Swim a minimum of two body lengths, with face under water, no flotation device.

Independently float on back

 

Stage II

Swim a well formed crawl stroke, with long straight arms and steady flutter kick, minus breathing.

Independently kick on back.

Roll from front to back and back to front

 

Beginner Breather

Swim one width of pool (30ft) in a crawl stroke with breathing.

Swim one width of pool (30ft) backstroke

 

Breather II

Swim 25 yards crawl stroke with well coordinated stroke.

Swim 25 yards backstroke with well coordinated stroke.

Kneeling dive

 

Advanced Breather

Swim confident crawl stroke, deep water, extended distances with high elbow.

Swim confident  backstroke with shoulder roll.

Elementary backstroke

Breaststroke kick

10 minutes of continuous swimming

Standing dive, if ready off diving board

 

Intermediate

Refined Crawl

Refined Backstroke

Elementary Backstroke

Breaststroke

Sidestroke

20 minute continuous swimming

Disrobal

Front dive off diving board, adding spring if ready

 

Advanced Techniques

Advanced Stroke Mechanics:  Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke

Review:  Elementary Backstroke, sidestroke

Butterfly

Rotary kick

If  class is ready, flip turns

Diving