Stage 1 with Parent: Water Acclimation
(Ages 3-5)

For the child not quite ready to swim without the parent. Transition between the parent and instructor throughout first half of session. The focus is on learning to listen to an instructor, becoming comfortable in the water and safely exploring movement in the water.

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With assistance, children will learn how to:

  • Bob to submerge in the water
  • Front and back glide to the wall for five feet with help
  • Front and back float for 10 seconds with help
  • Jump, push, turn, grab with help
  • Swim, float, swim 10 feet with help
  • Exit the water