Learn-to-Swim Level 3:

Class Details:
Stroke Development

Prerequisite: Learn-to-Swim Level 2



  • Jump into deep water from the side, submerge, return to the surface then to the side
  • Head first entry from the side in seated and kneeling position
  • Bobbing while moving safety
  • Rotary Breathing
  • Survival Float for 30 seconds
  • Back float for 1 minute
  • Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back
  • Push off in a streamlined position on front, then begin kicking
  • Swim Front Crawl for 15 yards
  • Swim elementary backstroke for 15 yards
  • Flutter, scissors, Breastroke, and dolphin kicks


Exit Assessment

To go to the next level

  • Jump into deep water from the side, recover to the surface, maintain position by treading or floating for 1 minute, rotate one full turn, then turn as necessary to orient to the exit point, level off, swim front Crawl and/or elementary backstroke for 25 yards, then exit the water
  • Push off in a streamlined position, then swim Front Crawl for 15 yards, change position and direction as necessary, swim Elementary Backstroke 15 yards, then exit the water.


Safety Focus

  • Reach or Throw, Don’t Go
  • Think Twice Before Going Near Cold Water or Ice
  • Look Before you Leap
  • Developing breath control safely
  • Making good decisions - choosing an exit point

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