Swim Level Descriptions

Swim Level Descriptions

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Descriptions of each American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics and Learn-to-Swim course are available below.

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Preschool Aquatics

1 To orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them aquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills.
2 To build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Preschool aquatics Level 1.
3 To inscrease proficiency and build on the skills learned in preschool Aquatics level 1 and 2 by providing additional guided practice with increased distances and times.

Learn to Swim

1 To begin developing positive attitudes, good swimming habits, and safe practices in and around water.
2 To give participants success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float wihtout support and to recover to a vertical position.
3 To build on the skills in Level 2 by providing addditional guided practice in deeper water.
4 To develop participants' confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other aquatic skills.
5 To further learn how to coordinate and refine strokes.
6 To refine strokes so participants swim them with more ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness and over greater distances.