Lifesaving Swim for Life: Preschool

Mommy and Baby in the Pool
Cost
$69.00
Age Groups
3 - 5
Drop-in Fee Not Required

The Swim for Life Preschool program gives children a head start on learning how to swim. These 3 - 5 year olds learn to be comfortable in the water and have fun. They develop a foundation of water skills and a healthy respect for the water before getting in too deep. Water Smart education is taught in all preschool levels.

Level 1
Safe entries and exits in shallow water
Face in to blow bubbles
Safe movement in shallow water
Floats and glides wearing life jacket

Level 2
Safe entries and exits in shallow water
Submerge and exhale
Assisted front and back floats
Rollovers and glides wearing a life jacket
Flutter kick on back- assisted

Level 3
Side roll entry and jump into deep water- wearing a life jacket
Pick up object from waist deep water
Floats and glides on front and back
Flutter kick on front (3-5m) and on back (5-10m)
Front float, roll on to back, swim (2-3m) to safety

Level 4
Side roll entry and jump into deep water
Open eyes to pick up object from chest deep water
Side roll entry, tread water and swim/kick (5-10m) in deep water- wearing a life jacket
Flutter kick- front (3-5m), back (8-10m) and side (3-5m)
Front crawl (3-5m)

Level 5
Forward roll entry in deep water wearing a life jacket
Tread water (10 - 15 sec)
Front crawl (5 - 10m) and back crawl (3-5m)
Side roll entry, tread water and swim/kick (10-15m in deep water- wearing a life jacket
Whip kick in vertical position- assisted
Flutter kick fitness intervals

Location: 25 metre Program Pool

To register, contact the Eastlink Centre at 780-830-5000 or check availability and book online at eConnect.