Swim for Life® Preschool

AGE: 3Y-5Y // ACTIVE START: The Preschool program gives children a head start on learning to swim. Preschool Programs develop fundamental physical literacy skills for aquatic activities. In our preschool program we work to ensure 3 -5 year olds become comfortable in the water and have fun developing a foundation of water skills. We incorporate Lifesaving Society Water Smart® education in all Preschool levels.

Preschool 1

Children become comfortable with their first independent water experiences.Preschoolers are introduced to entries/exits, safe movement in the water, submersion and breath control.

Preschool 2

For children who are comfortable submerging under-water. The focus of this level is floats, glides and kick. Pre-requisite: Preschool 1 or equivalent level.

Preschool 3

For children who are comfortable floating and gliding un-assisted. Preschoolers are introduced to front and back kick/swim and deep water skills. Pre-requisite: Preschool 2 or equivalent level.

Preschool 4

For children who are comfortable swimming short distances (5m) on their front and back un-assisted. Children develop the basic skills for the four competitive swim strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Pre-requisite: Preschool 3 or equivalent level.

Preschool 5

For children who are comfortable swimming longer distances (10m) on their front and back un-assisted. The focus of this level is basic development of front and back crawl. Children are challenged to develop skills at the Swimmer 4 level to prepare them to transition into the Swimmer 4 class. Pre-requisite: Preschool 4 or equivalent level.