Junior swimmers

Before leaving Starfishes the children will be able to:

  • Swim 5m on front or back without aids
  • Swim on front paddle and back paddle
  • Float on front and back with confidence
  • Blow bubbles in the water
  • Jump safely in water from 5m flags
  • Complete levels 1 & 2

Before leaving Seahorses the children will be able to:

  • Swim 25m front paddle with face in the water
  • Swim 25m back paddle
  • Swim on front with face in water using a float and one arm
  • Follow instructions
  • Jump in at the deep end and swim back to the wall, learn basics of diving.
  • Retrieve object from bottom of pool
  • Be confident in the water.
  • Complete levels 3 & 4

Before leaving Seaturtles the children will be able to:

  • Swim 50m front crawl with face in the water and 25m back stroke without stopping
  • Swim 25m front crawl, using a float and one arm with face in the water, breathing to the side.
  • Swim 25m backstroke, using a float and one arm.
  • Jump in at the deep end, turn round and swim back to the wall
  • Swim through hoops at the bottom of the pool
  • Perform pencil jumps, sitting dives and collect objects from the bottom of the pool deeper than body height.
  • Be confident in the water.
  • Complete levels 5