Stage 1

Stage 1 is the first step on our full Swim4Life programme and is ideal for children looking to develop their skills and confidence in the water.

All classes are led by our trained swim instructors and under the supervision of safety staff.

So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to make a splash and join our Stage 1 class today!

Stage 1 achievements

Before moving onto Stage 2, the swimmers will be able to:

  • enter the water safely
  • move forwards, backwards and sideways for a distance of 5 metres
  • scoop the water and wash face
  • be at ease with water showered from overhead
  • move into a stretched floating position using aids, equipment or support. Regain an upright position from both the back and front, with support
  • push and glide in a horizontal position to or from a wall
  • take part in a teacher led partner orientated game
  • demonstrate an understanding of pool rules
  • travel unaided 5 metres on front
  • travel unaided 5 metres on back
  • exit the water safely.

The Swim4Life programme structure is ideal for children to improve their skills in the water. Find out more about the stages here:

Swim4Life Introduction

Can’t wait to get started? Contact your local pool to receive an enrolment form today.

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