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Swimming

Lessons & Timetables

BEGINNER/IMPROVER

ENTRY LEVEL
Water confident with arms bands or achieved level 1

DEPTH OF WATER
0.7m – 0.9m Learner pool

AIM
To build confidence and swimming skills to remove one or both arms bands.

SYLLABUS OF LEARNING

  • Health and Hygiene/water safety
  • Pool hazards, spot the dangers, recognition of emergency (alarms)
  • Water confidence
  • Face in the water, blowing bubbles
  • Jumping in the pool without armbands
  • Kicking on front and back with floating aid, without armbands
  • Breathe control with floating aid with leg kick practices.
  • Aquatic games without arm bands

STROKE DEVELOPMENT

  • Front crawl – introduction of body position, leg practices and arm practices without armbands.
  • Back crawl – introduction of body position, leg practices and arm practices without the use of swimming aids.
  • Introduction to deeper water swimming (1.5 meters) with the use of 1 or no armbands.

LEVEL 2 COMPETENCY AWARD BASED UPON ABILITY OF PUPIL TO:

  • Push and glide to wall without the use of armbands.
  • Demonstrate regaining of standing position on front and back without armbands.
  • Demonstrate front crawl leg action with arms extended and face in the water for 5 meters.
  • Demonstrate full front crawl action arms and legs for 5 meters unaided.
  • Demonstrate full back crawl action arms and legs for 5 meters unaided.

Opening Hours

MON - FRI

7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

SAT - SUN

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

BANK HOLIDAY

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM