Swim Level Descriptions


Swim Level Descriptions

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

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Preschool Aquatics

Level Info
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

Level Info
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.

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Preschool Swim Level Descriptions

To orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them aquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills.

Improve Swim Level Descriptions

To build on the basic aquatic skills learned in Preschool aquatics Level 1.

Proficiency Swim Level Descriptions

To increase proficiency and build on the skills learned in preschool Aquatics level 1 and 2 by providing additional guided practice with increased distances and times.

Attitude Swim Level Descriptions

To begin developing positive attitudes, good swimming habits, and safe practices in and around water.

Goals Swim Level Descriptions

To give participants success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float wihtout support and to recover to a vertical position.

Complexity Swim Level Descriptions

To build on the skills in Level 2 by providing addditional guided practice in deeper water.

Excel Swim Level Descriptions

To develop participants' confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other aquatic skills.

Refine Swim Level Descriptions

To develop participants' confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other aquatic skills.

Distance Swim Level Descriptions

To refine strokes so participants swim them with more ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness and over greater distances.