Learn-to-Swim Classes

LEARN-TO-SWIM CLASSES


For school-aged children from 6 to 12 years. Classes available for all abilities.

LEVEL 1

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Tadpoles

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REQUIREMENTS  For those who are not able to swim yet or are not happy in the water or putting their face in. (3 or 4 children).

TIME 3:30 ONLY, Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.

AIMS To build confidence, put eyes and ears in water, blow bubbles, open eyes under water, front and back float unassisted, fall in & return to edge with confidence, use a streamlined position, move 5m independently with face in water.

 

LEVEL 2

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Frogs

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REQUIREMENTS  For those who are confident, can put their face in the water, can kick with a kick-board, and can move through the water for at least 5m. (4 children).

TIME 4:00pm, Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.

AIMS Learn bilateral breathing, learn a good strong correct kick front and back; introduce correct arm movements front and back; be able to swim freestyle 8m with side breathing, style and confidence; learn introductory breaststroke and backstroke; tread water.

 

LEVEL 3

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Seals

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REQUIREMENTS  For those who can swim freestyle with side breathing, correct arm movements and reasonable timing of bilateral breathing for 8m. (4 children).

TIME 4:30pm, Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.

AIMS Develop 15m good freestyle (confidence and style) with good bilateral breathing and timing, 10m good backstroke, 10m good breaststroke, introductory butterfly, introductory diving, basic rescue techniques.

LEVEL 4

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Dolphins

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REQUIREMENTS  For those who can swim 15m freestyle and 10m backstroke & breaststroke correctly, and have the basic skills for butterfly. (4 children).

TIME 5:00pm, Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.

AIMS Develop further skills for stamina and distance (25m) in freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke. Develop good butterfly for 15m. Tread water, dive correctly, perform basic rescues and safety step. All to be demonstrated with confidence and using correct technique.

 

INTRO COACHING LEVEL 1

Sharks Mini Squad

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REQUIREMENTS  Must be able to swim 25m freestyle, breaststroke & backstroke with confidence and correct technique, and 15m basic butterfly. (Up to 6 children).

TIME 5:30pm, Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.

AIMS Refine and strengthen strokes, build up stamina for 25m correct butterfly and 75m each other stroke.

INTRO COACHING LEVEL 2

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Marlins Mini Squad

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REQUIREMENTS Must be able to swim 75m freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke with confidence & correct technique, and 25m butterfly. (Up to 8 children).

TIME 5:30pm, Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.

AIMS To refine and strengthen strokes, build up stamina for 200m each stroke, 1 to 3km total swim. Aim for the potential to move to morning Junior Squad Training sessions.

 

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