Preschool Aquatics Level 1

Class Details

Introduction to Water Skills* (No Prerequisites)



  • Enter water using ramps, steps or side
  • Exit water using ladder, steps or side
  • Blow bubble for 3 seconds
  • Submerge moth, nose and eyes
  • Open eyes under water and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front glide and recover to a vertical position
  • Back float for 3 seconds
  • Roll from front to back and back to front
  • Arm and hand treading actions
  • Alternating and simultaneous leg actions and arm actions on back
  • Combined arm and leg actions on front
  • Combined arm and leg actions on back


Exit Skills

With Assistance to go to the next level

  • Enter independently, using either ramp, steps or side, travel at least 5 yards, submerge to mouth and blow bubbles for at least 3 seconds then safely exit the water. (Children can walk, move along the gutter or “swim”)

*Level 1 Skills may be Performed with Support


Safety Focus

  • Staying safe around the water
  • Recognizing the lifeguards
  • Don’t Just Pack It, Wear Your Jacket
  • Recognizing an emergency
  • How to call for help
  • Too Much Sun is No Fun

We are not Traditional Swim Lessons; We are Lessons that Empower Everybody's Learning

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