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For children aged 6-12 months. Parents will be required to be in the water with the child. Maximum 8 in this 30 minute class. A beginners water confidence class with songs and activities designed to introduce children to water in a fun caring environment.
For children aged 12-24 months. Parents will be required to be in the water with the child. Maximum 8 in this 30 minute class. Songs and activities in developing more water confidence and a higher level of independence in the water.
Transition class from Parents and Bubs to Starfish. Maximum 6 in this class. Parents are required to be in the water with their child. This class will work on skills used for Starfish level, children will become more independent and confident with emphasis on their buoyancy by using flotation equipment. Emphasis on gliding from the step to instructor as well as simple swimming drills for improving reaching, pulling, floating and kicking actions.
For children aged approximately 3 years or never had lessons. Maximum of 4 children in this 30 minute class. Requirements: Blowing bubbles, Assisted back & front floats,Streamline, Glide through water unassisted to instructor from steps, Entry & Exits water safely, Humpty Dumpty/Falling in, Kicking & Paddling.
For children aged approximately 3 years. Maximum of 4 in this 30 minute class. Requirements: Streamline, Eyes in blowing bubbles, Unassisted entry/exit, Minimal assistance front and back floats, Flutter kick on noodle or board, Submerging.
For children aged approximately 3-5 years. Maximum 4 children in this 30 minute class. Requirements: Unassisted entry, submerge and exit, Flutter kick on board with arms extended blowing bubbles, 3 meter independent swim, 3 meter back kick, Front float, Introduction of arms and legs together, Unassisted back float (10 seconds), Breathing drills, Freestyle drills, arm drills.
For children who have graduated from the crab level approximately 5 years and over. Maximum 4 children in this 30 minute class. Requirements: 5 meter freestyle, Breathing drills, Streamline/Torpedo 5 meters, Flutter kick with board & controlled breathing, 5 meter backstroke, Intro to breast stroke kick.
For children who have gained the skills outlined in Tadpole level approximately 5-8 years. Maximum 4 children in this 30 minute class. Requirements: 10 meter swim with continuous side breathing, 10 meter backstroke, Front & back float, 5 meter breaststroke kick, Streamline front float roll to back float.