Little Fins 1-5

3+ years

For those children in independant classes who are unable to swim unaided.

Levels 1-6

Levels 1-6 For children in independant classes who can travel, float and Front or Back Paddle unaided.

Little Fins 1

By the end of this stage your child will be able to:

Little Fins 2

By the end of this stage your child will be able to:

Little Fins 3

By the end of this stage your child will be able to:

Little Fins 4

By the end of this stage your child will be able to:

Little Fins 5 

By the end of this stage your child will be able to:

LEVEL 1

1. Enter the water safely.

2. Swim 5m Front crawl with correct technique. Arms clearing the water.

3. Swim 5m on back. Demonstrating Back/S arms.

4. Swim 5m Breaststroke kick on back. Feet turned out.

6. Star float of front 5 Seconds with no assistance.

7. Star float on back 5 Seconds with no assistance.

8. Push and glide on front.

9. Push and glide on back.

10. Fully submerge and blow bubbles for 5 seconds.

11. Jump in unaided and swim to safety.

LEVEL 2

1. Enter the water safely

2. Swim 10m Front crawl with correct technique.

3. Swim 10m Backstroke with correct arm technique.

4. Star float of front 10 Seconds.

5. Star float on back 10 Seconds.

6. Push and glide on front.

7.Push and glide on back.

8. Fully submerge under the water.

9. 5m Correct Breaststroke kick on back.

10. 5m Correct Breaststroke kick on front.

LEVEL 3

1. Enter the water safely.

2. Swim 10m Front crawl with side breathing.

3. Swim 15m Backstroke with correct technique.

4. Swim 10m Breaststroke with correct arm pull and kick.

5. Pencil float on front for 5 seconds.

6. Pencil float on back for 5 seconds.

7. Demonstrate a butterfly kick action for 10m.

8. Collect a sink toy from the pool floor.

9. Demonstrate a mushroom float for 15 seconds.

10. Perform a somersault.

LEVEL 4

1. Enter the water safely

2. Swim 15m Front crawl with bilateral side breathing.

3. Swim 20m Backstroke with a strong technique.

4. Swim 15m Breaststroke with correct timing and kick.

5. Kick 10m Butterfly kick.

6. Swim 5m Butterfly with correct breathing. Arms must clear the water.

7. Name 3 pool rules.

8. Jump in safely.

9. Collect a toy from the pool floor.

10. Forward Somersault.

11. 10m sculling.

LEVEL 5

1. Swim 25m Front crawl with bilateral breathing.

2. Swim 25m Backstroke with correct technique

3. Swim 20m Breaststroke with correct timing and holding glides.

4. Swim 15m Butterfly, breathing at the correct time and with ease.

5. Have an understanding of lane swimming,

6. Have an understanding of pool rules and safety.

7. Forward somersault.

8. 10m sculling.

9. Swim 100m continuously.

LEVEL 6

1. Swim 50m Front crawl with bilateral breathing.

2. Swim 50m Backstroke with correct technique

3. Swim 25m Breaststroke with correct timing and holding glides.

4. Swim 25m Butterfly, breathing at the correct time and with ease.

5. Have an understanding of lane swimming,

6. Have an understanding of pool rules and safety.

7. Butterfly and Breaststroke turns.

8. Front crawl tumble turns

9. 20m sculling.

10. Swim 200m continuously.