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Swim Lessons (0 to 5 years)


L'IL DIPPERS: PARENTED PROGRAM
 

  • Splashers, 3 to 18 months
    • Introduction to water and water safety
    • Holding and assisting child
    • Entering and exiting the water safely
    • Learning through games and songs
    • Splashing and kicking
    • Getting face wet
    • Assisted front and back floats
    • Front and back towing


  • Bubblers, 19 months to 3 years
    • Water safety awareness
    • Assisting and supporting child
    • Entering and exiting water safely
    • Learning through games and songs
    • Getting face wet in stages
    • Blowing bubbles and bobbing
    • Assisted front and back floats
    • Towing with arm and feet movement
       
  • Bobbers, 19 months to 3 years
    • Activities to build confidence and comfort in water
    • Water safety, swimming rules and lifeguard’s role
    • Entering and exiting pool assisted and unassisted
    • Introduction to personal floatation devices
    • Getting face wet in stages
    • Blowing bubbles and bobbing
    • Retrieving object in shallow water
    • Assisted front and back floats and glides

L'IL DIPPERS: UNPARENTED PROGRAM 

  • Bobbers, 3 to 5 years
    • Activities to build confidence and comfort in the water
    • Water safety, swimming rules and lifeguard’s role
    • Entering and exiting pool assisted and unassisted
    • Introduction to personal floatation devices
    • Getting face wet in stages
    • Blowing bubbles and bobbing
    • Retrieving object in shallow water
    • Assisted front and back floats and glides
       
  • Floaters, 3 to 5 years
    • Basic safety rules and sounds
    • Calling for help
    • Jump into chest-deep water unassisted
    • Bobbing unassisted
    • Open eyes underwater
    • Unassisted front and back floats and recovery
    • Surface support in chin-deep water for 10 seconds
    • Unassisted front glide
    • Front and back glides with buoyant aid for three metres
       
  • Gliders, 3 to 5 years
    • Introduction to boating safety
    • Deep water awareness
    • Jump into deep water assisted
    • Bob eight times in chest-deep water
    • Hold wall and kick while blowing bubbles
    • Unassisted front and back float and recovery in chest-deep water
    • Introduction to deep water surface support
    • Assisted side glide with kick, both sides
    • Front and back swim using arms and legs, for five metres
       
  • Divers, 3 to 5 years
    • Boating safety
    • Awareness of hazards in other bodies of water
    • Introduction to side breathing
    • Unassisted side glide
    • Surface support in deep water for 10 seconds
    • Front and back glide with kick in deep water
    • Front and back swim for 10 metres
       
  • Surfers, 3 to 5 years
    • HELP and HUDDLE positions
    • Introduction to ice safety
    • Introduction to basic reaching assists
    • Diving into deep water unassisted
    • Retrieving object in deep water
    • Surface support in deep water for 30 seconds
    • Front and back swim for 15 metres
    • Front or back somersault
       
  • Dippers, 3 to 5 years
    • Boating safety
    • Introduction to throwing assists without a line
    • Standing and surface dives
    • Jumps from a height
    • Deep water activities with and without support
    • Surface support in deep water for 45 seconds
    • Underwater swim
    • Front and back swim for 25 metres
    • Sculling and finning skills