Preschool Aquatics II

*Prerequisite: went through Preschool Aquatics Level 1 and passed

Preschool Aquatics Level 2 performs the same skills as Preschool Aquatics Level 1 in a slightly more advanced level, for example for longer lengths of time, distance, and in deeper water. Level 2 marks the beginning of independent aquatic locomotion skills.

  • Correct entry and exit techniques
  • Bobbing and opening eyes underwater and retrieve submerged objects
  • Front and back floats and glides without assistance, with recovery to a vertical position
  • Roll from front to back and back to front without assistance
  • Arm and hand treading actions without assistance
  • Alternating and simultaneous arm and leg actions without assistance
  • Finning arm action on back
  • Introduction to rotary breathing
  • Proper freestyle kicks
  • Swimming from the wall to the instructor and to his/her Safety Zone
  • Diving for toys and going to child’s Safety Zone - Water fun!
  • Importance of wearing a life jacket and basic safety rules
  • Staying safe around the aquatic environments, recognizing the lifeguards, how to call for help and sun safety