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Swim Levels

Level One

Little Blue
  • Introduction to safety in and around the pool
  • Water adjustment
  • Blowing bubbles
  • Walking independently around the pool
  • Front float (supported by instructor)
  • Back float (supported by instructor)

Level Two

Galapagos
 
  • Head and face underwater
  • Independent front float
  • Independent front float with kicking
  • Independent back float
  • Independent back float with kicking
  • Assisted jump
  • Superman/Superwoman

Level Three

Rockhopper
 
  • Freestyle with beginning breathing
  • Chicken, airplane, soldier
  • Elementary backstroke arms
  • Breaststroke arms
  • Jumping in

Level Four

Humboldt
 
  • Beginning freestyle
  • Beginning breaststroke
  • Coordinated elementary backstroke
  • Underwater swim
  • Surface dives
  • Introduction to treading
  • Introduction to butterfly

Level Five

Macaroni

 

  • Coordinated freestyle
  • Coordinated backstroke
  • Coordinated breaststroke
  • Beginning sidestroke
  • Beginning butterfly
  • Beginning diving
  • Treading water — 30 seconds

Level Six

Chinstrap
 
  • Freestyle with proper form
  • Backstroke with proper form
  • Breaststroke with proper form
  • Butterfly with proper form
  • Sidestroke with proper form
  • Diving
  • Treading (kicking only)
  • Intro to starts & open turns

Level Seven

Royal
 
  • Perfected breaststroke
  • Perfected freestyle
  • Perfected backstroke
  • Perfected butterfly
  • Perfected sidestroke
  • Advanced starts & flip turns
  • Racing dives

Level Eight

Gentoo
 
  • Over-arm sidestroke
  • Trudgen
  • Trudgen crawl
  • Inverted breaststroke
  • Participated in two swim meets
  • Beginning lifesaving skills

Level Nine

King
 
  • Mastered all strokes
  • Participated in four swim meets
  • Co-taught for 10 hours
  • Advanced lifesaving skills

Level Ten

Emperor
 
  • Supervised two swim meets
  • Current lifeguarding
  • Perfected all strokes
  • Three years teaching experience
  • Taught levels 1-9