Swimming
Break Down

Stage 1 (STAnley Seals)

Youngest children

Children with no previous experience.

Development of water confidence and the ability to swim 5 metres on both front and back.

 

Stage 2 (Octopus)

5-7 Years

Swimmers with no previous experience. Targeted for the older non swimming child to ensure they are learning with their own peer group.

Development of water confidence and the ability to swim 5 metres on both front and back.

 

Stage 3 (Goldfish)

5+ Years

Swimmers who have completed Stage 2. This class introduces aquatic breathing and different methods of water mobility.

The ability to swim 10 metres on both front and back.

 

Stage 4

5+ Years

Swimmers who can swim 10 metres on both front and back and have completed Stage 3.

The ability to tread water, swim under water and confidently swim 20m on both front and back showing basic technique.

 

Stage 5 (Angelfish)

5+ Years

Swimmers who can swim 20 metres on front and back and have completed Stage 4. This class will develop stroke and skills to a good standard. The ability to swim 25 metres on both front and back with good technique.

 

Stage 6

5+ Years

Swimmers who can swim 25 metres on both front and back and have completed Stage 5.

The ability to swim 50 metres and 100 metres on both front crawl and backstroke, with knowledge of breaststroke and fly (dolphin.)