SWIM STROKES

Skills to support a healthy lifestyle

Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn additional water safety skills that prevent chronic disease, increase social-emotional and cognitive well-being, and foster a lifetime of physical activity.

Stroke Introduction: Level 4

QUALIFICATIONS: Able to submerge & retrieve an object in chest deep water, swim front crawl 15 yards while taking a breath, swim-float-swim 15 yards, jump in & tread water for 30 seconds, and swim to wall & exit

Stroke Development: Level 5 

QUALIFICATIONS: Able to front crawl & back crawl 25 yards, swim breaststroke kick and dolphin kick 15 yards,  tread water using multiple kicks for 1 minute

Stroke Mechanics: Level 6

QUALIFICATIONS: Able to swim front crawl with bent arm recovery & rotary breathing for 25 yards, swim back crawl with stroke rotation for 25 yards, swim butterfly with over arm recovery, swim breaststroke for 25 yards achieving stroke rhythm, dive from kneeling position