RICHMOND RAPIDS SWIM CLUB

Please refer to our registration package for more information about each group.


Level 1

This program is the first step in the development of a young swimmer. Basic skills include introductions to streamlining, freestyle, backstroke, dolphin kick, and starts and turns.

Prerequisites:

  • Red Cross Swim Kids 4 completed or assessed by Rapids coach

Level 2                                                

This program is the second step in the development of a young swimmer. Streamlining, freestyle, and backstroke are continued, along with breaststroke development, basics of turns, and standing dives.

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of RRSS level 1 or assessed by Rapids coach

Level 3

This program is the third step in the development of a young swimmer. Skills from the previous levels are developed further, and the addition of butterfly and more advanced starting and turning skills increase the challenge. 

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of level 2 or assessed by Rapids coach

Level 4                                       

This program is the fourth step in the development of a young swimmer. Full strokes of butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, and freestyle are developed, along with turns, underwaters, finishes, starts, and back starts.

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of level 3 or assessed by Rapids coach

Level 5                                                       

This program is the fifth step in the development of a young swimmer. All previous skills are developed further, along with the legal requirements necessary to participate in a regional-level meet.

Please note: your child will be participating in Pass Meets throughout the season.

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of level 4 or assessed by Rapids coach
                                                                                                                 
PLEASE REFER TO THIS YEAR'S REGISTRATION PACKAGE FOR TRAINING TIMES AND FEES 
All sessions are at Minoru Aquatic Centre.
Rapids Swim School Graduates
After a swimmer progresses through the Swim School levels he/she will be encouraged to join the club’s Age Group Development, Regional Development or Youth Fitness programs as appropriate.