This stage serves to provide every young child an active start with appropriate safety skills in and around the water.
These skills will include teaching topics such as physical literacy in an aquatic environment, breath control, buoyancy, floating and gliding, kicking, arm propulsion, coordination, connection or feel for the water plus other basic water safety activities. The ultimate end goal is the student will learn to swim.
Gear to be used at this level:
- Swim cap (optional for boys and a requirement for girls)