Level 2

Level 2: Fundamental Aquatic Skills (Ages 6 & up)


  • Fees:
    • Member - $45
    • Non-Member - $50
  • Days:  Saturday classes
Level 2 participants learn to:
  • Enter water by stepping or jumping from the side
  • Exit water safely using ladder or side
  • Submerge entire head
  • Blow bubbles, submerging head in a rhythmic pattern (bobbing)
  • Open eyes underwater, pick up a submerged object in shallow water
  • Float on front and back
  • Perform front and back glide
  • Change direction of travel paddling on front or back
  • Roll over from front to back, back to front
  • Tread water using arm and leg motions (chest-deep water)
  • Swim on front, back, and side using combined arm and leg actions
  • Move in the water while wearing a life jacket
Exit Skills Assessment

Child must be able to step from the side into chest-deep water, move into a front float for 5 seconds, roll to the back, float for 5 seconds, then return to a vertical position. Then child must move into a back float for 5 seconds, roll to front and recover to a vertical position. Last, the child must be able to push off and swim using combined arm and leg actions on front for 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to the front, then continue swimming for 5 body lengths to move on to Level 3.


Saturday Lessons 

All sessions include four 55 minute classes on consecutive Saturdays.
  • Session 1: Sept 10 – Oct 1
  • Session 2: Oct 8 – Oct 29
  • Session 3: Nov 5 – Dec 3 (No class on November 26th)
  • Session 4: Dec 10 – Jan 7 (No class on December 24th) 
  • Session 5: Jan 14 – Feb 4
  • Session 6: Feb 11 – Mar 4
Times 
    • 9:05 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.
For more information please contact Allison Smith at 817-426-9104.