Level 3

*Prerequisite: Passed level 2 or demonstrate level 2 skills

Participants learn and practice survival floating and learn to swim front crawl and elementary backstroke at rudimentary proficiency levels. Different kicks and headfirst rules and entries are introduced.

  • Builds on Level 2 skills plus;
  • Bobbing while moving toward safety, head fully submerged.
  • Rotary breathing (side breathing), survival and back floats, treading water.
  • Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back.
  • Push off in a streamlined position then begin to flutter and dolphin kick on front.
  • Front crawl and elementary backstroke, scissors kick.
  • Push off in a streamlined position and then begin flutter and dolphin kicks on back.
  • Intro to Front crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, regular backstroke and butterfly.