Our Aquaschool Swimming class descriptions are shown below:
Stage 1: (Beginners/Non-Swimmers)
Suitability: For children aged 4+ who are in School and cannot swim without buoyancy aids. Water Depth 0.85 metres.
Aim: To learn to travel a minimum distance of 5m on front and back, with correct kicking action for Front Crawl and Back Stroke. Building on water confidence, such as Submerging, Floating and Jumping in.
Suitability: For school aged Children who can jump in unaided, submerge completely and travel at least 5 metres on front and back with correct kicking action for Front Crawl and Backstroke. Water Depth 0.85 metres.
Aim: To introduce arms for Front Crawl and Backstroke and learn to swim a minimum distance of 10 metres Front Crawl, with basic side breathing and 10 metres Backstroke. Breaststroke and Dolphin leg kick are also introduced.
Suitability: For school aged children who can jump in unaided, submerge completely and swim at least 10 metres Front Crawl (with basic side-breathing), Backstroke and basic Breaststroke. Water Depth 1.2metres.
Aim: To continue to improve on overall swimming technique and stamina for Front Crawl, Backstroke and Breaststroke. Butterfly and basic water survival techniques and skills will also be introduced.
Suitability: For children who can swim at least 25 metres Front Crawl with correct breathing, Backstroke and basic Breaststroke. Water Depth 1.8 metres.
Aim: To continue to improve on overall swimming technique and stamina for Front Crawl, Backstroke and Breaststroke and basic Butterfly. Building on Water Survival skills and introducing basic dives.
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Suitability: For children who can swim at least 50m to 100m efficient Front Crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke and basic butterfly. Must be confident in deep water, minimum depth 1.8 metres.
Aim: To improve overall technique, build on stamina and teach personal survival skills and racing dives.
Suitability: For children who are able to swim 200m + and have excellent technique and awareness of lane etiquette. Confident in distance swims and deep water exercises.
Aim: To increase stamina and fitness and continue to refine Stroke and Diving Techniques.
Stage 7 (Aquasquad)
Suitability: For children who already have the correct technique in Front Crawl, Backstroke and Breaststroke and are strong swimmers.
Aim: To refine swimming technique, introduce competitive starts and turns. Building on stamina and fitness. This is a one hour long session.